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Jan 8 2023

Our picks for the 2023 hotspots in Latin America

2023 is upon us, but have you thought about where you’ll be travelling this year? With a wealth of places […]
Argentina puna high plains

Apr 14 2022

Where Can I Go Now?

Thinking of travelling again soon? We are pleased to announce that many Latin American countries are safe to visit once […]
Mexico tulum

Mar 7 2022

Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites on this Yucatan self-drive

The Yucatán peninsula in eastern Mexico borders both Belize and Guatemala and offers a diverse range of flora, fauna and […]

Feb 15 2020

Our 7 favourite Colonial Cities of Latin America

Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena is a beguiling tropical port steeped in history and culture. The city lies on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. […]

Mar 22 2019

Holbox – Mexico

The small island of Holbox (pronounced Hole-Bosh) is a barefoot paradise off Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Though not far from Cancun […]

Dec 18 2018


The nights are long, cold grey skies loom and the scarves and hats are been pulled out. Winter is here. […]

Oct 28 2018

San Miguel de Allende best small city in the world 2018

San Miguel de Allende in Mexico is acclaimed as the ‘Best Small City in the World for 2018’ at the […]

Aug 6 2018

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up is at the V&A museum in London. This is the first exhibition outside of […]
Peru Machu Picchu panorama

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 […]

Feb 27 2018

Where to watch Latin America’s famously melting sunset

  Who doesn’t like a good sunset? One of life’s great joys is watching the melting ball of orange light […]

Feb 27 2018

Latin America’s culinary capitals

Calling all foodies. More travellers are picking their holiday spots based on gastronomy than ever before. Latin America boasts some […]

Nov 21 2017

The best bars in Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the world’s largest cities. What better way to meet other travellers and locals than at […]

Oct 7 2017

How to spend the perfect day in Puerto Vallarta

The sleepy city of Puerto Vallarta has been drawing in tourists for more than 50 years. It was brought to […]

Oct 7 2017

Authentic Mexican steak quesadilla recipe

Quesadillas are a street food favourite in Mexico. The basic recipe are floury tortillas toasted with cheese, but they can […]

Oct 7 2017

Interesting spots for art lovers in Latin America

The Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) The Museo de Art Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (shortened to MALBA) […]

Sep 10 2017

This traveler captured all 147 underground stations in Mexico City

  Mexico City is geographically one of the biggest cities in the world, and the largest metropolitan area in the […]

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 […]

Feb 6 2017

10 prawn dishes you have to try on the Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit lies along the western coast of Mexico. The beautiful region is known for its white sandy palm […]

Feb 6 2017

Authentic Mexican carne asado taco recipe

Tacos are synonymous with Mexico. This classic recipe for carne asado (barbequed meat) tacos is one of the best we’ve […]

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 […]

Dec 23 2016

Interesting facts about Mexico you probably didn’t know

31 states and Mexico City make up the country officially known as the United Mexican States (Estados Únidos Mexicanos) Mexico […]

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 […]

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

Best places to go surfing in Latin America

The thousands of kilometres of coastline that make up South, Central and North America have some of the world’s best […]

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. […]

Aug 23 2016

Delicious Baja-style Mexican fish taco recipes

They may be a bit of a faff to make, but you won’t be disappointed with these delicious Baja-style fish […]

Jun 15 2016

Mexican menudo roja recipe

Menudo is a hearty Mexican soup made from tripe (beef stomach) and plenty of chili. While tripe is not the […]

Jun 14 2016

9 insanely luxurious hotels around Latin America

Alvear Palace, Argentina The elegant Alvear Palace, located in the upmarket Recoleta district in Buenos Aires, was built in the […]

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 […]

Mar 26 2016

The best drone footage of Latin America

Aerial footage from drones is fast becoming the most creative way to make short travel films. Capturing Latin America’s diverse […]

Dec 1 2015

The Life of Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo has been hailed by many as Mexico’s greatest artist. She was born in 1907 in Mexico City to […]

Nov 30 2015

Rolling Stones are coming to Latin America

The Rolling Stones are touring Latin America in early 2016. The group need no introduction. Their music career took off […]

Nov 30 2015

The 7 best train rides in Latin America

Compared to most continents, railways in Latin America are few and far between. Most have been left to fall into […]

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 […]

Sep 4 2015

6 Gastronomic Experiences in Mexico

Much of the Mexican food one eats outside the country is a mixture of the many dishes that make up […]

Aug 20 2015

Searching for Sugarman: the ‘70’s Rock Icon Who Never Was

Searching for Sugarman is an Oscar winning true-life documentary about a Mexican-American folk musician who lived in poverty and obscurity […]

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 28 2015

The 20 Best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Latin America

Best for Birding Name – Atlantic Forest Reserves Country – Brazil Date of inscription – 1999 Why it’s the best […]

Jun 22 2015

8 Amazing Things To Do in Puerto Vallarta And The Riviera Nayarit

Our product manager has just returned from the city of Puerto Vallarta located on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Below […]
Torres del Paine

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 […]

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 […]

Nov 20 2014

12 Classic Films Set In Latin America You Have To Watch At Least Once

1. Diarios De Motocicleta  / The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) The Motorcycle Diaries follows the account of the young Che Guevara […]

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 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 […]

The Firefly Sanctuary

Head outside of Mexico City to nearby Tlaxcala between June and August and you can witness one of the world’s […]

Apr 2 2014

Mexico City’s Island of Dolls

Flickr/Esparta Palma If you are looking for something a little different on your travel’s how about a visit to the […]

Mar 17 2014

A guide to Mexico City street food

Street food in any country tend to be the best places to find authentic cuisine, and in Mexico it’s no […]

Oct 31 2013

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is often confused with Halloween as it closely follows the holiday. Its […]

Sep 6 2013

Flight of the Butterflies the film premier

Photo courtesy of Adrian Pope. Event by Mexico Tourist Board. David had the great pleasure of attending the premier of […]

Aug 8 2013

Merida, capital of the Yucatan

Capital of the state of Yucatan, the colonial city of Merida was founded over an ancient Maya city. The narrow […]

Jul 26 2013

Mexican Region becomes Biosphere Reserve

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar in Mexico has just become a biosphere reserve and are of great scientific […]

Jul 5 2013

Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910 – 1940

Opening this week, at London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Art, this exhibition features art of the Mexican Revolution. The turmoil […]

Feb 14 2013

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day! Why not plan a trip to Galapagos with your loved one? You could take inspiration from the […]

Jan 28 2013

Hidden Mexico, Xochicalco

Teotihuacan ruins tends to get the majority of visitors in Central Mexico, however Xochicalco is less crowded, is smaller in […]

Oct 25 2012

Where does Tequila come from?

The fiery drink of Tequila has been rapidly gaining international popularity for years now. The town of Tequila, birthplace of […]

Oct 1 2012

Day of the Dead

The Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos is on November 2nd, though the tradition has evolved […]

Sep 28 2012


Teotihuacan was the centre of a great civilization which extended its influence over much of Mesoamerica. Once the largest city […]
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