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Summer Newsletter August 2018

Welcome to our round-up of Latin America news and staff travels. In this issue: Staff reports: Hannah goes green in Costa Rica; Emily visits Belize and Guatemala Your feedback: Peru, Galapagos, north-west Argentina Upcoming events - Henley and London Hannah spent two weeks in Panama and Costa... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters
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Emily visits Maya sites in Guatemala and Belize

My recent trip to Guatemala and Belize took me to a few of the lesser visited Maya sites which I found well worth the trip. All are a lot smaller than the well known sites like Tikal and Caracol but each has its own character. Iximche is one of the 'newer' Maya sites and was abandoned in 1524. We we... Read more»

Posted in: History, Trip reports
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Seeking mermaids in the Galapagos - Monty Halls

If you missed the first episode of this charming and provoking new programme the next programme is on Channel 4 next Sunday at 8pm (and available on catch up for a while thereafter). Biologist Monty Halls spent 3 months in the Galapagos with his wife and two daughters (3 and 5) who quickly show why... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press articles
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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»

Posted in: Trip reports, LF blog
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BBC Amazing Hotels visits Vira Vira in Chile

Last series it was Mashpi Lodge in Ecuador's cloud forest that received rave reviews, so do watch BBC2 this Thursday (17 May) at 8pm. Journalist Giles Coren and chef Monica Galetti travel to Pucón, in Chile's beautiful Lake District, to see what makes the Hacienda Vira Vira so unique. Owned by Micha... Read more»

Posted in: Press articles
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Spring Newsletter May 2018

Welcome to a brief round-up of Latin America news and staff travels. I am conscious that we haven't sent an update since December, for which I apologise: this is always a busy time of year and the weather was particularly cold, which makes you all think of foreign travel! In this issue: Office n... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters
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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»

Posted in: LF blog
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Lizzy in Uruguay

In March I eagerly grabbed the chance to escape our seemingly endless UK winter and head to the warmer climes of Uruguay for a few days. I feel the country is often overlooked by visitors heading to neighbouring Brazil and Argentina and I was very much pleasantly surprised by its many attractions. S... Read more»

Posted in: News, Trip reports

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