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Glamping in Latin America

The word glamping is an amalgamation of two words - 'glamorous' and 'camping,' and whilst relatively new to the English language it has grown rapidly in popularity over recent years. The idea of adventuring to remote and far-flung lands to immerse oneself in nature is made all the more enticing when... Read more»

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Four reasons to visit Tierra del Fuego

The distant and isolated Tierra del Fuego ('Land of Fire') covers around 48,000km² and is known for its natural untouched beauty and dramatic landscapes. The island is split between Chile and Argentina at the southernmost extreme of the Americas, and whilst this means it is a long journey to get the... Read more»

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The monkey puzzle - a little history

The monkey puzzle tree (araucaria) is an ancient species, believed to have been one of the main food sources for dinosaurs in the Jurassic period (150 million years ago), and therefore a possible reason for the evolution of the long, elegant necks of sauropod dinosaurs like Diplodocus. Much of the... Read more»

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Go Green in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is well known for having two seasons, the high (or 'dry') from December to April and the rainy or 'green' season between May and November. When is the best time to visit? The typical 'dry season' response ignores the fact that with such diverse ecosystems, Costa Rica can be a year-round d... Read more»

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Expedition Cruises

When it comes to cruising, people often have a 'love it or hate it' reaction. For those who haven’t ever been on a cruise, for fear of being stuck ‘doing nothing,’ let us introduce you to Last Frontiers cruises where, if anything, your days will be so packed with adventure you’ll need another holida... Read more»

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How to spot a birder

Having recently returned from Guyana one of the main things I will never forget about this wonderful country is its enormous number of bird species. I have always been more of a fan of mammals rather than birds, but after spending nine days in the interior of Guyana my eyes have been opened to a who... Read more»

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Itinerary of the Month

We help our clients and potential clients design Latin American itineraries every day. Since we are known as tailor-made specialists no two trips are ever quite the same, and some end up being so unusual that they surprise even us. To celebrate that everyone is different, and perhaps to inspire you,... Read more»

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Are potatoes going out of fashion?

Over 400 years ago Sir Walter Raleigh returned from the Americas and the common potato was introduced to our nation - thus the British love affair with the Peruvian vegetable commenced. Now it seems we are falling out of love with this larder staple. According to The Times, as a nation, we are eatin... Read more»

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