Category: Latin America

La Paz & Santiago: South America’s Dynamic Duo

At first glance, the difference between La Paz and sprawling Santiago is their scale. The compact size of the Bolivian capital is dictated by its geography; its dense position within dramatic canyon walls makes it […]

Bolivia: A Wealth of Culture, History and Nature

Its isolated, land-locked locale lends it a cultural richness unparalleled in any other South American nation. It boasts one of the planet’s lowest population densities and most dramatic geographic extremes. The peaks of the Andes […]

Chile’s Jewel of the Pacific: Valparaiso

Perhaps no other city in Chile casts a spell as mesmerizing as salty Valparaiso. Certainly, it strikes a dramatic pose, nestled on a thin strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and 43 steep, rolling […]

The Mysteries of the Atacama

Chile’s Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on earth. Yet it is teeming with beauty and plenty of surprises. Our Discovery Tours small group takes you to its fascinating heart, where you’ll gain […]

Cruising Among Giants in Beagle Channel, Argentina

Beagle Channel is passage located in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago on the southern tip of South America. This strait separates the main island of Tierra del Fuego from the various other small islands around […]

An Icy Scene at Perito Moreno Glacier

Welcome to Perito Moreno Glacier at Los Glaciares National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! It is located just outside of Antarctica in Santa Cruz Provence, Argentina. This park, created in 1937, is the largest ice […]

Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica’s Majestic Landmark

Arenal Volcano is located in the district of La Fortuna in Costa Rica. The volcano is located about an hour outside of San Jose and is one of the most famous landmarks in the entire […]

The Giant Tortoise of the Galapagos Islands

The Giant Tortoises of the Galapagos Islands are native to the islands and are known for their extremely long lives, many over 100 years, and being brought back from the brink of extinction. These beautiful […]

The Perks of Work: Employee Travel Testimonial – 11 Day Kaleidoscope of Guatemala & Honduras

Guatemala & Honduras are two countries becoming hugely popular with tourists thanks to their beautiful culture and inspiring history. We caught up with Derick, an employee of Gate 1 Travel, who took the 11 Day […]

Sunset Tides in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio National Park is located in the Puntarenas Province in Southwest Costa Rica.