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Rio Carnivals 2018 – Booking Now

  Rio’s spectacular carnivals are probably the most famous in the world. It’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s rather mad but it is a fantastic Brazilian experience. Twenty-five samba schools compete for the championships and work goes on throughout the year to get floats and costumes ready for the annual extravaganza which takes place in the city’s purpose-built Sambadrome. […]


Mexico 8.2 Earthquake: Tsunami alert for Central America; hurricane watch

A powerful 8.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Chiapas, in Southern Mexico earlier today. It appears to have claimed at least 30 lives. A large number of aftershocks have been recorded following the initial earthquake and further aftershocks are anticipated. The earthquake, which struck at 23:50 local time on Thursday (04:50 GMT Friday), was […]


Tropical Storm Franklin – Belize and Mexico update

London, Tuesday 8 August: 17:00 BST Tropical Storm Franklin will exit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula later today and head out into the Bay of Campeche.  The storm hit land at 11pm local time last night at Pulitclub, Mexico just north of the border with Belize. Tropical storm warnings have now been dropped for the eastern Yucatan Peninsula. Franklin […]


August Newsletter – Top Experiences in Latin America

Whether it is glacier walking with crampons in Patagonia or diving in the Cayes of Belize, travelling across the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia or zip-lining in Costa Rica, we are often asked about our favourite places and activities in Latin America. We have put a few ideas into our August Newsletter. Revealed Travel Newsletter August 2017:  Top […]


Guatemala News: Hyatt opens hotel in Guatemala City

Hyatt have opened their first hotel in Central America, the Hyatt Centric Guatemala City. This 138-room hotel is located along 2nd Avenue in the heart of Guatemala City’s Zona 10, known locally as “Zona Viva,” which is considered one of the city’s most upmarket commercial areas. In the meantime, President Jimmy Morales recently recognized that […]


Antarctica: Scott’s hut at Cape Evans 100 years on

The base for the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica was at Cape Evans on Ross Island. There, the British Antarctic Expedition under Captain Robert Falcon Scott landed in January 1911 and erected their pre-fabricated hut. Famously, Scott and the polar party of Henry “Birdie” Bowers, Edward “Bill” Wilson, Lawrence “Titus” Oates and Edgar “Teddy” Evans reached the […]


New species of parrot discovered in Mexico

A rare new species of  parrot endemic to the Yucatan has been discovered, it has been announced today.  It is believed that their numbers are limited to fewer than 100 birds.  The species appears to have evolved from white-fronted parrots (Amazona albifrons) native to the region 12,000 years ago.  The blue-winged Amazon parrot stands approximately 25cm tall […]


July Newsletter – Spotlight on Vietnam

Vietnam is an exotic, appealing country with considerable natural beauty, a fascinating history and undiscovered beaches. Discover an amalgam of ancient buildings and temples with French-colonial architecture, hill tribes preserving traditional customs, vibrant floating markets and street food as well as top-end restaurants and designer shops. From the mountains of Sapa to the delightful coastal […]


Guyana, Suriname and French Guiane: The Guianas Revealed – our latest website for South America

The Guianas Revealed: Guyana, Suriname and French Guiane. Wherever you go, expect to see superb wildlife. Photo: Kaieteur Falls – FotoNatura The lesser-visited countries in the north-east corner of South America share the Caribbean coastline with dense rainforest interiors, vast savannahs, Amerindian villages, great rivers and dramatic waterfalls. Whilst Guyana (formerly British Guiana) and Suriname […]


Guyana, Suriname and French Guiane: The Guianas Revealed – our latest website for South America

The Guianas Revealed: Guyana, Suriname and French Guiane. Wherever you go, expect to see superb wildlife. Photo: Kaieteur Falls – FotoNatura The lesser-visited countries in the north-east corner of South America share the Caribbean coastline with dense rainforest interiors, vast savannahs, Amerindian villages, great rivers and dramatic waterfalls. Whilst Guyana (formerly British Guiana) and Suriname […]


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