For our luxury hotel of the month for June, we have chosen the stylish Hyatt Grand Spa Resort in Carmelo. Combining the countryside with luxurious relaxation – this elegant resort makes the perfect rural retreat.
Latin America has some of the most unique wildlife on the planet. From whales in Brazil to pumas in Patagonia, this diverse continent has it all...
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS If you've ever made a travel bucket list, chances are the Galapagos Islands are on it. With turquoise waters fringed with white sandy beaches, spectacular wildlife and world-class scuba diving opportunities; these magical islands are a paradise in more ways than one. Sealions lazing on a white [...]
With spring well underway, it's time to think about which cocktails you'll be sipping on this summer... Read any bar menu and the likelihood is that many of the choices are from Latin America. The Caipirinha is a Brazilian staple. The Pina Colada - one of the most well known cocktails in the world - [...]
The wilderness of Patagonia is a treasure trove of hiking trails for those who venture to this far flung corner of the globe, and with a new direct flight now being operated by British Airways from London to Santiago, this end of the world destination is more accessible than ever... Battling the biting [...]
Plantain Pancake Recipe This pancake day why not try something completely different to the normal 'crepe' style, and use plantain to create these chunky and delicious alternatives. Plantain (part of the banana family) is a staple in many countries in Latin America, and can be used in lots of different recipes. It's low sugar, [...]
You've spent the last few days hiking through the Andes, traversing high passes and marveling at the spectacular scenery, and now you've reached the jewel of the Incan empire - Machu Picchu. But what to do with the few hours that you have at this breathtaking archelogical site? Surprisingly, there are quite a few options... [...]
Buenos Aires is a city of contrasts, noisy bustling streets abut elegant, refined neighbourhoods. A mix of cultural influences from French and Italian to the original Spanish conquerors contributes to a vibrant and fascinating city. It is a brilliant place to spend a few days on a trip to Argentina and for luxury holidays it [...]