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Colourful Houses, Bolivia
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By Jess
On: 30th May, 2017

Travel by Colour: our Top Five Destinations in Latin America

  • Buenos Aires & the Pampas
  • Argentina
  • Guatemala
  • Belize
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Costa Rica

Latin America is a region of many characters; football is practically a religion; the steak is the best in the world (and the only vegetarian item you're likely to find on the menu is a mojito) and the jeans are very, very tight. It's also a continent awash with colour - from bright woven…

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By Jess
On: 16th February, 2017

The Best Destinations for a Last-Minute Holiday in 2017

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Guatemala
  • Inland Andalucia
  • Florida Keys
  • Morocco
  • Georgia

Whoever said failure to prepare is preparation for failure clearly never experienced the thrill of being spontaneous. While it's all very commendable to plan things months and years in advance, sometimes it's just wonderfully liberating to make a snap decision. Never more so than with…

Lake Atitlan
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By Guest blogger
On: 5th December, 2016

The Colours of Guatemala and El Salvador

  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador

My first trip to Central America was so colorful that I have been living in monochrome ever since. I urge anyone with a penchant for pastels, a fetish for fluorescents or a bias for bolds to visit. Here are my most colourful moments from Guatemala and El Salvador.

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By Jess
On: 8th November, 2016

Spotlight on Latin America

  • Latin America & Antarctica
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • Argentina

Latin America has it all, whether you're meandering through the bustling, colourful markets of the world's highest capital city, La Paz, reclining with a robust malbec in Mendoza, or soaking up the sun on the picture perfect beaches of Brazil. It's a region that has enthralled Original…

Santonrini Sunset
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By Tom
On: 8th January, 2013

5 Places to Watch the Best Sunsets in the World

  • Brazil
  • Croatia
  • Greece
  • Guatemala

The quickest way to get a taste of the sublime? Head to one of these five destinations to watch what we consider to be some of the best sunsets in the world...

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By Guest blogger
On: 7th December, 2011

80 Senses: #28 - Helicopter transfers from Antigua to Atitlan

  • Guatemala

See Guatemala from another perspective...

Aerial view of the Blue Hole in Belize
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By Guest blogger
On: 14th November, 2011

The Perfect Couple - Guatemala and Belize Holidays

  • Belize
  • Guatemala

Guatemala and Belize are two classic Central American destinations, and make for one of the best country combos on the Original Travel books.

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By Guest blogger
On: 21st April, 2011

Serenity in Guatemala: Lake Atitlan

  • Guatemala

One of the most serene places I've ever been...

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By Guest blogger
On: 10th December, 2010

Holidays To Belize and Guatemala

  • Belize
  • Guatemala

One of our favourite pairings for a truly original holiday, Guatemala and Belize are still relatively unhindered by heavy tourist trade. Latin America expert Sas divulges her favourite - and most poignant - moments of a recent trip...