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News from Guyana – An Encounter with Manatees

Reporting in to the office from her research trip to Guyana, Revealed Travel’s Katie Aston has sent us this video of a brief encounter with manatees. Travellers to Latin America often return with fabulous tales of their adventures and encounters of rare sightings. Christopher Columbus (no less) claimed to have spotted mermaids in the water on his […]


Galapagos Sea Star Journey – Award-winning cruise 2017

  If you are planning a trip to the Galapagos Islands,  contact enquiries@revealedtravel.co.uk to book the Galapagos Sea Star Journey, which has been named winner of South America’s Leading Boutique Cruise 2017 in the World Travel Awards. With just 8 spacious suites for a maximum of 16 passengers, the Galapagos Sea Star Journey provides an intimate and […]


Rio Carnivals 2018 – Booking Now

  Rio’s spectacular carnivals are probably the most famous in the world. It’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s rather mad but it is a fantastic Brazilian experience. Twenty-five samba schools compete for the championships and work goes on throughout the year to get floats and costumes ready for the annual extravaganza which takes place in the city’s purpose-built Sambadrome. […]


Mexico 8.2 Earthquake: Tsunami alert for Central America; hurricane watch

A powerful 8.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Chiapas, in Southern Mexico earlier today. It appears to have claimed at least 30 lives. A large number of aftershocks have been recorded following the initial earthquake and further aftershocks are anticipated. The earthquake, which struck at 23:50 local time on Thursday (04:50 GMT Friday), was […]


Tropical Storm Franklin – Belize and Mexico update

London, Tuesday 8 August: 17:00 BST Tropical Storm Franklin will exit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula later today and head out into the Bay of Campeche.  The storm hit land at 11pm local time last night at Pulitclub, Mexico just north of the border with Belize. Tropical storm warnings have now been dropped for the eastern Yucatan Peninsula. Franklin […]


August Newsletter – Top Experiences in Latin America

Whether it is glacier walking with crampons in Patagonia or diving in the Cayes of Belize, travelling across the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia or zip-lining in Costa Rica, we are often asked about our favourite places and activities in Latin America. We have put a few ideas into our August Newsletter. Revealed Travel Newsletter August 2017:  Top […]


Costa Rica News: 2 million people on pilgrimage

More than 2 million people participated in the 15 mile (22km) pilgrimage from San Jose to Cartago on 2 August to honour “La Negrita” Costa Rica’s Patron Saint. “La Negrita” is a crudely carved small black stone statue of the Virgin Mary. Legend has it that young indigenous girl, Juanita Pereira, found the statue on […]


Antarctica: Scott’s hut at Cape Evans 100 years on

The base for the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica was at Cape Evans on Ross Island. There, the British Antarctic Expedition under Captain Robert Falcon Scott landed in January 1911 and erected their pre-fabricated hut. Famously, Scott and the polar party of Henry “Birdie” Bowers, Edward “Bill” Wilson, Lawrence “Titus” Oates and Edgar “Teddy” Evans reached the […]


New species of parrot discovered in Mexico

A rare new species of  parrot endemic to the Yucatan has been discovered, it has been announced today.  It is believed that their numbers are limited to fewer than 100 birds.  The species appears to have evolved from white-fronted parrots (Amazona albifrons) native to the region 12,000 years ago.  The blue-winged Amazon parrot stands approximately 25cm tall […]


July Newsletter – Spotlight on Vietnam

Vietnam is an exotic, appealing country with considerable natural beauty, a fascinating history and undiscovered beaches. Discover an amalgam of ancient buildings and temples with French-colonial architecture, hill tribes preserving traditional customs, vibrant floating markets and street food as well as top-end restaurants and designer shops. From the mountains of Sapa to the delightful coastal […]


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