Take an exciting and adventurous journey through Central America. Discovering ancient Mayan ruins and enchanting colonial cities, pristine beaches and tropical Caribbean islands, lush jungles, exotic wildlife, rumbling volcanoes and colourful markets.
It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading
Mayan ruins, lush rainforests, beautiful beaches, charming colonial cities and exotic wildlife make Central America a most enticing destination. See all this and more today with our photo showcase.
The Amazon is synonymous with Central and South America – it’s the largest of the rainforests, supporting a huge number of plants and animals and hugely important to our own survival. Taking up most of the Amazon Basin, the Amazon … Continue reading
Travel inspires us – it’s why we do what we do. And it’s why for the last few weeks our Fridays in the office have become ‘Destinations Days’ where once a week we dedicate the always enjoyable last day of … Continue reading
Guest expert Wendy Gomersall visits Panama and finds out about that most famous of shipping lanes, the Panama Canal. Have you ever been in a queue in, say, Tesco’s on a Saturday morning or the Severn Bridge into Wales on a … Continue reading
This week’s video tells a story that many of you will be familiar with. It starts with that simple but unnervingly powerful desire to ‘see the world’, and ends… well it ends differently for everyone doesn’t it? Anyone who loves … Continue reading
It’s been a while since we did a video of the week. This is our first one of the year! Here’s a great video we found that really illustrates the power of Iguazu Falls. Unsurprisingly, it’s recently been named one of … Continue reading
Charlie travelled to Central America on our 10-day Cancún to Antigua tour earlier this year. Here’s a photo blog she compiled while she was there. It looks amazing! Tulum is a Mayan ruin complex on the beach with a variety of rooms … Continue reading
Every culture – and most religions – have feasts and festivals to commemorate important events. What better way to celebrate than to gather round with friends and family and eat together? Many feasts have roots in ancient religion, and many … Continue reading
Although it’s usually the pyramids of Egypt that get all the attention, there are numerous pyramids of equal splendour in Central America. But who were the Mayans of ancient times, and what happened to the Mayan Empire? The Mayans can … Continue reading