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New website: South East Asia Revealed

We are delighted to launch our new website for South East Asia, which includes the vast archipelago of Indonesia, land-locked Laos, Cambodia and Angkor Wat, newly-emerging Myanmar,  fascinating Vietnam and Thailand, the country of smiles. Myanmar lies on the crossroad of two of the world’s great civilizations – China and India – and its culture is influenced […]


FCO: Costa Rica – one of the world’s safest countries

The Foreign Office regards Costa Rica as one of the world’s safest countries with a low risk of terrorism. We were pleased to see the report in the Daily Mail this week, even though they mistakenly called this Central America country an island. It doesn’t come as a surpise to us, for Costa Rica has long […]


Running for Charity

Our back-office administrator, Hannah Wheatley, took part in the Brighton Marathon 10k run on Sunday 17th April to raise much needed funds for Breast Cancer Care. Together with team mates  Rachel Murphy and Lauron Dilloway they raised £468.00. Hannah ran the 10,000 metres in just 54 minutes. “It is a fantastic cause and I’m really proud […]


Dental charity in Argentina

Revealed Travel is working with the Latin America travel industry  to support social projects throughout the region. A journalist from Al-Jazeera recently visited the Todos Juntos Dental Project in Argentina. Please take a look at the following short report: Creating Smiles in Argentina How you can help: Each year the dental project provides over 30,000 free treatments to […]


Ecuador Earthquake

At approximately 18.58 local time on Saturday 16 April 2016 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck on the coast of Ecuador, between Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in the north-west of the country. It has destroyed entire coastal villages near the epicentre and caused serious damage to coastal road infrastructure as well as to […]


News from Latin America

Peru – Keiko Fujimori appears to have won the first round of Peru’s Presidential election, held on 10 April. She is the daughter of the former President, Alberto Fujimori, who is currently serving a 25 year prison term having been found guilty of various charges including embezzlement, bribery, murder, bodily harm, and kidnapping during his […]


TV Documentaries about Latin America

TV Documentaries:  Davina McCall in Costa Rica,  Steve Backshall  in the table top mountains of Venezuela and Gordon Buchanan searching for anacondas with the Waorani tribe of Ecuador. Please click the links below to view  the television programmes: Tribes, Predators and Me: Gordon Buchanan Steve Backshall’s Extreme Mountain Challenge Davina McCall: Life at the Extreme   These programmes […]


March Newsletter – Spotlight on Colombia

In the last few years Colombia has begun to emerge as a safe, friendly and unspoiled destination for travellers to South America. With a Peace Agreement between the FARC and the government expected to be signed before the end of March (possibly when Barak Obama is in Havana), we decided to put the spotlight on Colombia in this month’s newsletter. Spotlight […]


March Newsletter: Spotlight on Colombia

In the last few years Colombia has begun to emerge as a safe, friendly and unspoiled destination for travellers to South America. Under the Havana Peace Talks an agreement between the FARC and the government expected to be signed before the end of March (possibly when Barak Obama is in Cuba), we decided to put the spotlight on Colombia in this […]


TripAdvisor reviews

We have been sent an interesting article about TripAdvisor written by Heather Stimmler-Hall, an American-born travel writer and professional guide based in Paris. We don’t have any particular thoughts either way about the company, but it has long been clear to us, and most likely to our passengers, that some organisations appear to post their own favourable reviews, or have people in […]