In the current economic climate we are all looking for ways to get more value out of our hard earned cash. South America remains a great value destination in general and is as popular as ever with visitors from all over the world. Read on to learn about ways to help you get great value […]
Buenos Aires and Machu Picchu are two of the highlights of South America. Here we give you the lowdown on combining the Argentine capital with your visit to Machu Picchu: why visit, where else is easily accessible, and how long do you need? Why visit Buenos Aires and Machu Picchu? If you are travelling to […]
With global warming starting to affect the southern ice fields, now is a good time to visit Chile to see the glaciers of Patagonia. The massive Patagonian ice field covers much more of Chile than of Argentina, so it’s no surprise that the lakes and fjords of southern Chile offer a great opportunity to see, […]
Satelite images have this week confirmed that the source of the Amazon is high in the mountains of Peru, in the region of Colca Canyon and the colonial city of Arequipa. In 1971, National Geographic explorer and photographer Loren McIntyre identified the source of the Amazon as a stream on Mt. Mismi, located a two […]
This really was the holiday of a lifetime and thanks to expedition leader Hannah and her fantastic team was it was a magical experience. The scenery and wildlife were breathtaking and the history of polar exportation, and my hero Sir Ernest Shackleton in particular was vividly, brought to life. To be able to follow his journey and pay my respects to him at his graveside in South Georgia was very emotional and something I will never forget.
Lorraine traveled on Hebridean Sky. Find out more here.