Blog - Latin America

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
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Taking the Cable Car to Kuelap

In 2017 Peru opened its first cable car Climbing up a steep slope, bypassing a winding road, the cable car makes access to one of Peru most important archaeological sites much easier.

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The lure of fishing

Whether you enjoy fly fishing in slow-moving rivers, wading up to your chest in a tranquil lake or want to experience the thrill of the chase with deep-sea fishing, there’s no need to forego your favourite pastime while on holiday.

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Cloud forest in Ecuador © GOlsson,Shutterstock

Ecuador Cloud Forest Safari

I am in a world of water It hangs from trees like a thick mossy coat. It tumbles in cascades and floods of rushing streams.

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On the right tracks

There can be a romance in rail travel in foreign countries that’s hard to find in the 1105am from Ipswich to Liverpool Street.

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Beneath the surface

You don’t need access to an ocean to be able to enjoy fabulous underwater landscapes and ‘wildlife’; you can discover a whole new world beneath the surface even in the middle of Africa or a land-locked part of Brazil.

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Quito’s Traditional Healers

Go to any downtown market in Quito, Ecuador’s capital city, and you’ll probably notice the stalls belonging to the curanderas.

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Ten top reasons to visit Chile

The west coast of South America is bordered by 4,300km of the glory that is Chile Here you will find simply astonishingly beautiful and diverse landscapes, from arid desert and lush winelands to temperate rainforest and sparkling glaciers, an amazing diversity and richness of wildlife and a fascinating culture - plus some great food and excellent wine.

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Who needs a lie-in anyway?!

I have just returned from my first visit to the Galapagos and whenever anybody asks me how it was I struggle to put into words what a truly amazing experience a visit to this destination is.

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Chiloe, Where Moving House Means Something Different

I didn’t really know a great deal about Chiloe before I went to Chile I knew it was the second largest island in South America and that there was a great hotel there, but what I didn’t know is just what a unique place it is, and how different if feels from the rest of Chile.

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