Catatumbo Lightning in Venezuela - World's Most Spectacular Storm

Lake Maracaibo in north-western Venezuela is the setting for one of Mother Nature's most spectacular phenomena - the Catatumbo lightning.

Travelling The Majestic Amazon River

Cruise and travel the second longest river in the world. Experience the thrill of travelling on the Amazon River but don't go with unrealistic expectations.

Discover Latin America

There is much more to Latin America than the Amazon Rainforest, Rio de Janeiro Carnival, and the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru.

How Noise Cancelling Headphones Can Make Travel More Comfortable

In this article, we take a look at noise cancelling headphones. What they are, how they work, and why they are great for making travel more comfortable.

How to use Google Maps to Plan Your Trip

Some tips to leverage Google Maps to its full advantage - everything from finding directions from the airport to the nearest coffee shop.

Barranquilla Carnaval Tips

Planning tips and need to know basics about Colombia's biggest party and the second largest Carnaval in South America

Antarctica - on a budget

It's never going to be cheap to reach the snowy landmass of Antarctica, but there are ways of doing it for a little less. Find out how.

A Woman Inspired

Singer/songwriter Katy Hooper speaks about why she picked up the guitar and started travelling and her experiences in Latin America.

Secret Travel Deals

Flight sales are one thing, but there's another world of secret flight deals. But how do they work and are they worth the saving?


Is it Latin American? Is it Caribbean? Belize is the ultimate fusion of the two, where you don't have to choose between jungle and beach.