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Belmond Andean Explorer trains

Belmond (previously Orient-Express) introduced a new luxury sleeper service in Peru on 4 May 2017, which we describe below. At the time the existing train (which confusingly had also been called the 'Andean Explorer') was expected to stop operating, but it turns out that it will still run, see separ... Read more»

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Family Costa Rica - David Rose - Mail on Sunday - 2017

Last Frontiers sent journalist David Rose and his family on a wonderful three week adventure around Costa Rica. A fantastic destination for visitors of all ages and interests, this verdant and largely forested country offers an abundance of outdoor activities throughout its numerous national parks a... Read more»

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Spring Newsletter April 2017

Welcome to our latest round-up of Latin America news and staff travels. In this issue: Office news Last Frontiers' Top Three: Chic Shacks Latin America in the press Staff reports and feedback: Nicola contemplates luxury travel in Argentina and Chile and Emily B puts the Peruvian potato back on... Read more»

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Dan Linstead spends quality family-time in Brazil

Last Frontiers sent journalist Dan Linstead and his family (his wife and two children aged 8 and 11) on a wonderful two and a half week trip to Brazil last year - a fantastic destination for families of all ages with its easy direct flights from London and only a minimal time difference (only 3 hour... Read more»

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Are potatoes going out of fashion?

Over 400 years ago Sir Walter Raleigh returned from the Americas and the common potato was introduced to our nation - thus the British love affair with the Peruvian vegetable commenced. Now it seems we are falling out of love with this larder staple. According to The Times, as a nation, we are eatin... Read more»

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Nicaragua - Last Frontiers introduces new laidback luxury itinerary

Nicaragua has quietly been watching its Central American neighbours develop tourism. Neighbouring Costa Rica has led the way with a batch of new openings it is now time for quieter Nicaragua to pick up some visitors. Colonial towns, national parks, volcanos, beaches, surf and marine life abound with... Read more»

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Brazil - Claire on the Costa Verde and beyond

In September I took off on my third trip to Brazil - an exciting one as Rio finally featured in the itinerary (I was beginning to feel like a bit of a fraud flouting my Brazil knowledge having never visited its most popular and iconic city). My two weeks of travel started in Iguassu with Travel Mark... Read more»

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Brazil - Wendy Gomersall spots jaguars in the Pantanal - Mail on Sunday September 2016

Last Frontiers sent journalist Wendy Gomersall to experience the wonderful Pantanal wetlands of Brazil, a true haven for wildlife. Wendy spent four nights at Caiman Lodge and had an incredible time. She was bowled over by the wildlife she saw and was lucky enough to see five jaguars in one day! He... Read more»

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