Travelling in Argentina – It’s Affordable Again

If you dream of travelling throughout Argentina, you will be pleased to know that the exchange rate is looking good for foreign travellers right now, and you could get a whole lot more Dinero for your Dollar in 2014! When we first visited Argentina in 2000, it was one of the cheapest places to travel…

Friday’s Photo Session – Talampaya National Park – Argentina

One of the most beautiful places in South America, El Parque Nacional Talampaya is a ‘must see’ for anyone visiting the La Rioja Province of Argentina. Located some 217km from the city of La Rioja, this majestic UNESCO Heritage Site is easily accessible by car, and whether you decide to drive along yourself or take…

Do You Suffer from Travel Nerves?

Having learnt the ‘art’ of travel from my extremely chilled out other half, I can honestly say I would head to the airport right now with nothing more than my passport, a credit card and a few changes of clothes – destination unknown. I know there are many travellers out there who feel the same,…

A-Z of Travel – Y is for Your Dream Holiday

If money and time were no objects, where would your dream holiday take you? Somewhere warm and exotic like the South Pacific… Somewhere cold and adventurous like Mount Kilimanjaro… Somewhere steeped in history and culture where you could ‘find yourself ‘such as Tibet… Or perhaps somewhere off the beaten track and along the road less…

Lake Titicaca – Where the Sun meets the Moon

Thought to be over a million years old, and listed as the largest freshwater lake in South America, Titicaca sits 3810m above sea level in a prime position between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east. Surrounded by myth and mystery, Lake Titicaca is a sacred place for the Incas, who believe that…

Summing Up South America

It may be a huge expanse of land combining a multitude of different countries, languages and cultures, but there is something very warm and inviting about South America, and as such, it attracts millions of new travellers each year. With its prime location between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, the breathtaking Andes Mountain range…

The New Era of Travel

When we look at how the travel industry has evolved over the past 80 years we can be in no doubt that travel trends have changed and the world is much more accessible to us all than it was back in the 1930’s. As a child growing up in the 1970’s it was all about…