Good friend of INTO, Karina Berg has recently been travelling in Brazil. Here she tells the story of her trip to the stunning area of Chapada Diamantina. Travelling out of high season, you run the risk of bad weather, but generally I’m a fan – generally you get to see places without the crowds and […]
Ecuador is not just about the Galapagos. The country is a hugely varied with a staggering array of environments from the Amazon Jungle to high moorland near Cuenca, lush cloud forests in Vilcabamba and Mindo, ice capped volcanoes like Cotopaxi and long sandy beaches. In just one day you can make a breathtaking trip through […]
Forget Niagra, or even Victoria Falls – if you want to see a truly spectacular, noisy, jaw-droppingly powerful waterfall; then you need to get to Iguazu Falls. What is so special about Iguazu Falls? Iguazu Falls are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, nominated as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and just […]
For lovers of wine and travel, Mendoza, at the heart of Argentine wine country is a perfect travel destination. Find out why Malbec has put Mendoza and Argentina on the wine lovers map. A Bit of History 400 years ago the Spanish came to Argentina and brought with them their love of wine. Catholic monks […]
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.