Category Archives: News

Katie’s Adventures in Guyana

Guyana: All Creatures Great and Small This was one of those pinch-me moments: finally touching down in Georgetown, Guyana after somehow dodging the rampage of hurricane Irma through the surrounding Caribbean region.  Armed with my well-thumbed copy of John Gimlette’s brilliant travel journal, Wild Coast, with tales of epic waterfalls, untamed rainforest, encounters with enormous […]


News from the Guianas – Date Uncertain for Launch of James Webb Space Telescope

French Guiane The long-awaited launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, regarded as a successor to Hubble, might be delayed further due to the European Space Agency’s BepiColombo mission to Mercury in conjunction with the Japanese Space Agency, JAXA. The JWST is due to be launched in October 2018 from the space station at Kourou, […]


Fidel Castro (13 August 1926 – 25 November 2016)

The death of Fidel Castro was announced in Havana last night in a late night television address by his younger brother, Raul Castro, who took over as President of Cuba in 2008. Castro was the son of a wealthy sugar farmer and entered the University of Havana in 1945 to study law. He joined the Cuban People’s Party in 1947 and became an activist […]


Vietnam Revealed – our new website to a fascinating and interesting destination for 2017

Vietnam has all the ingredients for a fantastic holiday in 2017, with 2,000 miles of tropical coastline including Ha Long Bay, beautiful beaches, picturesque mountains with indigenous local peoples,  ancient riverside towns,  friendly markets, colonial influences and wonderful cuisine. Vietnam is one of the safest countries and has one of the most robust economies in the developing world. It  is a country […]


Central and South America Revealed at Luxury Travel Fair

Are there any direct flights to Central America? We’re ready to answer all your questions about travel to Cuba, Mexico, Central and South America including the Galapagos, Antarctica & the Falkland Islands. We’re now also actively booking trips to South-East Asia, particularly Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos but also Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia. Please come and see […]


World’s Largest Marine Reserve Created in Antarctica

Twenty-four nations and the EU reached an historic agreement on 30 October 2016 to protect 617,000 square miles of ocean, about six times the size of the UK.  The creation of the Ross Sea Marina Protected Area in Antarctica makes it the largest marine protected area. Fishing will be banned in 72% of the area […]


Antarctica Revealed – a comprehensive guide to the ice continent and the Falkland Islands

The magnificent ice wilderness of Antarctica is the coldest, driest and windiest place on the planet and 98% of it is covered by ice that is at least a mile thick. Our latest website within the Revealed Travel group aims to provide  comprehensive information about the full range of Antarctic cruises and expeditions, teeming with an abundance of wildlife […]


Colombia’s Santos to donate Nobel prize money to victims

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who was awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize last week, has announced that he intends to donate the award money to victims of the conflict with the FARC. The Nobel Peace Prize comes with a reward of 8m Swedish crowns, approximately US$930,000 dollars. Santos won the 2016 prize on Friday for his role in […]


Conde Nast Traveller – Top restaurants around the world

Conde Nast Traveller have produced a shortlist of 207 top restaurants around the world, including some of our own mouth-watering favourites in Latin America and South-East Asia. Bangkok, Thailand: Nahm Buenos Aires, Argentina: La Cabrera Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Cuc Gach Quan La Paz, Bolivia: Gustu Lima, Peru: Central Maldonado, Uruguay: La Huella Mendoza, Argentina: […]


Natural World – Jaguars of Brazil on the BBC

BBC Two’s classic wildlife series tells in-depth stories of incredible animals in some of the world’s most extraordinary places. On 14 Sept they  reported on Jaguars, Brazil’s Super Cats from the Oncafari jaguar project based at the Caiman Ecological Refuge in the Southern Pantanal. The episode is available on the BBCi-player for a limited time: http://bbc.in/2cLsWIY  


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