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New gastronomic discovery in Peru

The latest super-food to emerge from Peru is said to re-invigorate from the inside out. Newly-deciphered writings dating back two thousand years have suggested that extracts from the chardle was used by healers to treat internal ailments and were highly valued by the Incas. Just as cattle in northe... Read more»

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Latin America reopening

A useful list of which countries are welcoming foreign visitors (most!), and which still have restrictions. Most countries require completion of a passenger information form, and ask for evidence of vaccination. Some require a negative Covid test. The FCDO website (www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice)... Read more»

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Special offers and early booking opportunities

After two years of COVID restrictions and overseas travel brought to a standstill it's a period we will never forget. However, it hasn't all been bad, we have learnt to slow down, had time to plan for the future and think about when and where to travel to next. The good news is that as we all contin... Read more»

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Travel with Covid - useful advice and tips

I thought it would be helpful to have a summary of the factors you may like to take into account when booking a holiday now that Covid-19 is a recognised pandemic which we all expect to have to live with for some time to come. It is not meant to put you off, just help you manage the risks! Our holi... Read more»

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Unusual discovery in the Galapagos

Boobies in the Galapagos are suspected of hanky-panky as a very unusual specimen with one red and one blue foot is spotted performing its ritual dance. An alternative suggestion put forward by scientists from the Charles Darwin Research Station is that the unfortunate bird had landed on hot lava fr... Read more»

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The Carretera Austral in The Times

Chile is a land of extreme landscapes, from the world’s driest desert in the north to the icy fjords and glaciers of the south. Squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes, this long, narrow country stretches nearly 3,000 miles. The famous Carretera Austral, Chile’s iconic southern highway has... Read more»

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The reopening of the Galapagos Islands

Always dreamed of a holiday to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, the unique archipelago with its remarkable volcanic islands and rich and varied wildlife? Now could be your opportunity: Ecuador was the first country in Latin America to close its borders in mid March and the Galapagos opened up in A... Read more»

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The Strait of Magellan: 500 Years

2019 and 2020 mark the quincentennial of the start of the first European circumnavigation of the globe. Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain on 20 September 1519 with a fleet of 5 ships, in the hope of finding a way to sail west to the Spice Islands, in what is modern-day Indon... Read more»

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