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The natural world of Belize

With one foot in the Central American jungle and the other in the Caribbean Sea, Belize is a country rightly proud of its natural bounty. Home to friendly English speaking locals, fascinating Maya temples and idyllic sandy beaches, Belize is jam-packed with adventure and culture. Latin America expert, Sarah, gets up close with its unique flora and more »

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Bahia Bustamante: The estancia at the end of the world

Bahia Bustamante, a working estancia on Patagonia’s craggy coastline, is somewhere quite extraordinary. Unapologetically remote, this private sheep farm is more about location than it is luxury, yet with charming accommodation and a host of unique activities on its doorstep, it is the ultimate off-the-beaten-track destination in Argentina. Eli journeys to the end of the world to find out more. more »

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The Insider: Antarctica’s Citizen Scientists

A frozen wilderness at the end of the earth, the sheer size and scientific significance of Antarctica exceeds all expectations. We caught up with Bob Gilmore, the Citizen Science Coordinator on board Hebridean Sky – one of our favourite expedition ships – about how passengers on board the ship can get involved with important research. more »

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Blue whale

Marine Big Five

If, like us, you are hooked on David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Blue Planet II, then you might be starting to see the appeal of making marine life more of a focus on your next holiday. We asked our specialists to choose the five most exciting marine species and identify where best to spot them. 1. Blue whale more »

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Mount Cotopaxi

Cotopaxi on horseback

On a recent trip to Ecuador, it was the experience of horse riding in Cotopaxi National Park that really blew Latin America specialist Simon away. As a novice on horseback, here he tells us why this wonderful excursion is something every visitor to Ecuador should try… Encircled by some of the most formidable volcanic peaks more »

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Wild Latin America

From the depths of the Amazon jungle to Antarctica’s ice-capped wilderness, Latin America is full of wonderfully remote regions where animals roam the land en masse. These are our favourite places across the continent to spot wildlife in its natural habitat… Galapagos Islands The Galapagos Islands are the most spectacular volcanic islands in the world. The unique ecosystem more »

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