Brexit uncertainty continues although all indications from the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, are that Britain is likely to leave the European Union by 31 October 2019, irrespective of any agreement. This has put pressure on sterling which has fallen to 1.21 against the US Dollar (down from 1.4893 on 23 June 2016) and 1.0966 […]
This two-week Andes and Amazon itinerary is a favourite with Revealed Travel passengers and with our staff. It is a superb introduction for the first-time traveller to Latin America. The heart of the journey is time spent of the Andes, combining the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu with Cuzco, the capital of […]
Bagan, on the shore of the Irawaddy River in central Myanmar, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is indeed one of the greatest archaeological sites in Asia, with over 4000 temples, stupas, monasteries and archaeological remains, concentrated into just a few square miles.
Millions of people are anticipating a total solar eclipse in South America this afternoon when the moon will block out the sun. La Serena in Chile, 248 miles north-west of Santiago, will be the first city to experience totality at 4.38 pm local time (9.38 pm British Summer Time). The eclipse will follow a path […]
Costa Rica is a wonderful destination for honeymooners, families and independent travellers of all ages. Costa Rica is aiming to get rid of single-use plastics by 2021 and for electricity to be 100% generated from renewables by 2030. The country is home to 5% of the world’s biodiversity with volcanoes, cloud forest, waterfalls, good beaches and some 500,000 species of flora and fauna – including amazing birdlife, mammals and insects. Costa Rica regularly appears high on the index of the world’s happiest country.
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Belize is one of our most popular destinations in Central America so we read Blake Snow’s piece in the Daily Telegraph with great interest. Blake identifies seven good reasons for travelling to Belize: Jungle Tours Spicy Cuisine (and No Fast Food) Island Relaxation Belize Barrier Reef Maya Ruins English-speaking and Easy Mix with Locals We […]
Just getting to the remote island of St Helena is all part of the adventure. Situated nearly 2,000 miles from the African coast in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, it used to be a six-day journey on the ship RMS St Helena from Cape Town. But since the end of 2017, that has shortened to a mere six-hour flight from Johannesburg.
We are watching unfolding events in Venezuela with great interest. The country has been effectively out of bounds for a number of years and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against travel to the country. With power cuts, food shortages and inflation expected to reach 8 million per cent this year, millions of people have […]
In response to the recent atrocities in Sri Lanka, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated their advice for travellers. The Sri Lankan authorities have declared a nationwide State of Emergency. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, due to the current evolving security situation following the attacks […]