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Jan 8 2024

Our picks for the 2024 hotspots in Latin America

2024 is upon us, but have you thought about where you’ll be travelling this year? With a wealth of places […]
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May 22 2018

The most luxurious things to do in Latin America

Those lucky few with deep pockets can experience Latin America in extraordinary ways. And why not? There’s been plenty of […]

Feb 27 2018

Latin America’s top football teams

The beautiful game is by far the biggest sport in Latin America, nearing an obsession for many. Even if you’re […]

Jan 7 2018

10 off grid hotels in Latin America

Want to get away from the bustle of the city and truly understand a new culture or place? To do […]

Nov 16 2017

9 amazing places to visit in Bolivia

Bolivia remains one of the most isolated and misunderstood countries in Latin America. Completely landlocked and characterized by the towering […]

Aug 30 2017

10 things to do in the Amazon

Seeing a clay lick Parrot clay licks can be found throughout the Amazon. Hundreds of parrots and macaws descend upon […]

May 8 2017

10 places in Latin America that will take your breath away

Latin America is so full of wonders, it’s almost impossible to pick just 10. Our travels have taken us all […]

Mar 6 2017

5 cable cars to take in South America

Cable cars are, in our opinion, one of the best modes of transport. Quick, no traffic and it’s possible to […]

Dec 30 2016

2017 Latin America travel bucket list

Thinking of travelling to Latin America in 2017? With such a huge area spanning two continents, we thought we’d put […]

Nov 29 2016

Latin America’s most colourful festivals

The world is full of colourful festivals and none come as colourful as those in Latin America. While Carnival in […]

Nov 8 2016

The best street food you can get for under $5 in Latin America

Latin America isn’t short on street snacks. Like much of the world, some of the tastiest cuisine gets cooked on […]

Oct 18 2016

48 hours in La Paz

La Paz is the highest administrative capital city in the world. Your breath will literally be taken away by the […]

Sep 29 2016

7 amazing religious statues in Latin America

Many countries around the world love to erect religious monuments, but in Latin America they are particularly impressive. While most […]

Sep 19 2016

25 random but interesting facts about Latin America you probably didn’t know

Angel Falls in Venezuela is one of the largest waterfalls in the world with a height of almost 1 kilometre. […]

Sep 19 2016

6 scenic flights to take in Latin America

Such variety of landscapes makes Latin America an amazing place to see from above. Take a bird’s eye view down […]

Apr 23 2016

If you are a wildlife lover you shouldn’t miss out on these amazing experiences

Latin America is full of wonders. The diverse landscapes make for an equally diverse set of species. Roaming jaguars, gentle […]

Jan 19 2016

8 Best Natural Hot Springs For A Soak In Latin America

Termas Papallacta, Ecuador The Termas Papallacta hot springs a located around forty miles east of Quito.  Squeezed in an Andean […]

Dec 24 2015

7 high cities in Latin America that will literally take your breath away

The important Andes Mountain Range is the spine of South America spanning the western side of the continent from Colombia […]

Nov 25 2015

Picante de Pollo Recipe

This spicy chicken recipe from Bolivia is perfect for the long winter evenings. This one pot dish is healthy and […]

Oct 15 2015

The 20 Best Hikes In Latin America

There are so many amazing hikes you can do through the Americas ranging from light days hikes to serious mountaineering […]

Aug 3 2015

Meet us at the Birdfair

We are pleased to announce Select Latin America will be having a stand at the Birdfair taking place at Rutland […]

Jul 29 2015

11 Things You Should Know About Potosi in Bolivia Before You Visit

1. Indian Diego Gualpa stumbled was the first person to discover the mountain of silver in 1545. 2. From a […]
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Apr 7 2015

Our 20 favourite places in Latin America

Latin America is a culturally and geographically diverse place. Here’s 20 places (in no particular order) you absolutely have to […]

Mar 24 2015

South America Flag Map

by thedavefoster. This map shows the flags of South America laid out on a map of the continent, leading viewers […]

Dec 15 2014

Celebrating Christmas Latin American Style

Argentina Flickr/N i c o l a Christmas in Argentina has is heavily influenced by Europe and North America although […]

Oct 24 2014

Our Top 25 Most Unique Hotels In Latin America

From floating hotels on a Uruguayan lake to an aircraft nestled amongst trees in Costa Rica’s rainforest, we’ve searched high […]

Oct 22 2014

A Guide To The National Drinks Of Latin America

National drinks throughout Latin America vary immensely. Some opt for teas, others beer or liquor. Of course, there is also […]

Oct 21 2014

What To Eat For Breakfast In Each Latin American Country

Breakfast in Latin America varies immensely between countries and also regions. You’re not going to, for example, find the same […]

Oct 21 2014

Eleven Amazing Experiences You Can Have In Latin America [VID]

1. Snorkel with whale sharks on Mexico’s Holbox Island 2. Track wild jaguars in Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands 3. Hike […]

Aug 28 2014

Inca Trails gain UNESCO World Heritage status

In June the Inca trail system was officially declared a World Heritage Patrimony by the UNESCO. Its Quichuan name Qhapaq […]

Aug 28 2014

this is what it looks like to cycle down death road [vid]

Marco Antonio/Flickr For anyone who’s ever wondered what cycling down death road in Bolivia is like, here’s your chance. This […]

Aug 11 2014

We have launched our new brochure. Get it hot off the press

We are pleased to announce the publication of new brochure. This beautiful 96 page full colour booklet is packed full […]

Mar 21 2014

4 surreal landscapes in Latin America you have to visit

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia This has got to be at the top of the list. This vast expanse of salt […]

Mar 17 2014

An exhibition and workshop on Andean Quinoa

Flickr/USDAgov The Andean cereal Quinoa is finally becoming recognised as one of earth’s most important foods. An exhibition and workshops […]

Feb 27 2014


The Carnival of Oruro is a religious festival dating back more than 2000 years that takes place in the highlands […]

Feb 27 2014


The World Wildlife Fund has recognised the Bolivian government in recognition of its commitment to conservation. This followed the designation […]

Jan 22 2014

Cholita Wrestling

By James Morgan Photography RELATED: 48 Hours in La Paz

Aug 8 2013

Bolivia, the Authentic Latin America

Flavour of the month is Bolivia, not without good reason, it is the heart of South America and one of […]

Feb 25 2013

New Uyuni Salt Flats Airstream

Enjoy a unique perspective of the Uyuni Salt flats onboard a vintage American Airstream. Spend a few days exploring every […]

Jan 28 2013

February is Carnival time

February is festival season in South America from one of the biggest in the world, the riotous colourful spectacle that […]

Jan 21 2013

‘Lost Kingdoms of South America’

Three bespoke adventure ideas following in the footsteps of Dr Jago Copper on his quest to discover the Lost Kingdoms […]
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Jun 3 2012

High Altitude Remedies

Mountain sickness, also referred to as “soroche” in Spanish, is a common problem experienced by some travellers who arrive in […]
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