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Diving in Belize – come and see us at Dive 2017: 21-22Oct Birmingham

English-speaking Belize is the smallest country in Central America and a fantastic destination for world class diving: warm, crystal clear waters, multiple dive sites, 70 types of coral and around 400 species of fish. Ambergris Caye offers 25 miles of Belize Barrier Reef less than a mile offshore. Great dives include the Blue Hole at Lighthouse […]


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. […]


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 […]


Chile News: 19 Pinochet Agents imprisoned

The dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet continues to cast a long shadow over Chile. A court has sentenced 19 former agents of Pinochet over the forced disappearances of more than a dozen Communist Party leaders and one homicide in 1976. The victims were involved in political activities against the dictatorship when they were arrested. Several of […]


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 […]


Guyana, Suriname and French Guiane: The Guianas Revealed – our latest website for South America

The Guianas Revealed: Guyana, Suriname and French Guiane. Wherever you go, expect to see superb wildlife. Photo: Kaieteur Falls – FotoNatura The lesser-visited countries in the north-east corner of South America share the Caribbean coastline with dense rainforest interiors, vast savannahs, Amerindian villages, great rivers and dramatic waterfalls. Whilst Guyana (formerly British Guiana) and Suriname […]


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