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Beat the heat

As much as we’re loving the hot weather that has taken hold of the UK, we can’t help but find ourselves dreaming of somewhere a little cooler. While office air-con units across the country struggle to combat these remarkable temperatures day after day, some of the coldest spots on the planet begin to seem quite more »

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Latin America for foodies

From the fresh flavours of ceviche to mouth-watering Argentinian steak, Latin America is famous for its delicious and varied cuisine. Our specialists are a team of foodies, so we asked them to whittle down their top five experiences to help you explore the fabulous tastes and aromas on a tailor-made trip. Parilla tour, Buenos Aires – ArgentinaArgentina’s buzzing capital city, more »

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From Maya temples to manatees

Pairing Guatemala with Belize makes for the perfect twin-centre holiday. A combination of two enchanting countries, bursting with culture, colour and colonial highland towns. Latin America expert, Sarah, soaks up the beautiful scenery, bustling markets and abundant wildlife on a whistle stop tour of both countries. Culture in Guatemala Our trip started in the impressive, more »

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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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