Are you still considering a getaway for some winter sun over Christmas and New Year? Check out our top 5 suggestions for where to travel. Brazil A perennial favourite of ours all year round, Brazil is a perfect destination to grab some winter sun and a mix of adventure and wildlife. When we began [...]
Humboldt directors, Kirsty and Simon, recently headed to South Africa for a trade show and took the chance to go on safari. They headed to the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve which contains a wealth of luxury lodges and some of the best game viewing in Africa. The Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is an [...]
Last month director Simon paid a visit to the southern Pantanal and took the chance to spend a few days at the top luxury property, Caiman Lodge. Despite having visited the Pantanal on five separate occasions, this was his first visit to Caiman Lodge, which is our most highly recommended place to stay in [...]
The new Rosewood Sao Paulo opened last year after 14 years in construction and to much fanfare. Simon from Humboldt paid it a visit to see if the hype was justified. His response, ‘Oh yeah!’. Located the beating heart of Sao Paulo in the Jardins neighbourhood, the Rosewood Sao Paulo is perfectly situated. A stones [...]
On a recent trip to Colombia, Humboldt director Simon was fortunate enough to visit the beautiful historic colonial town of Mompox. Alexander von Humboldt visited the town in 1801 on his journey up the Rio Magdalena while Gabriel García Márquez famously wrote “Mompox doesn’t exist. Sometimes we dream about her, but she doesn’t exist”. [...]
India is still very much the best place in the world to see Bengal tigers and the optimum time to see these beautiful big cats is between October to April. This is primarily because the climate is cooler, so game drives and travelling will be far more comfortable. The tiger spotting schedule fits well [...]
Antarctica is a dream destination and one which is firmly on every travel bucket list. You can now fly to the White Continent on a luxury Fly Cruise, avoiding the notorious Drake Passage and saving you on 4 days at sea. It's a great way to maximise your time among the icebergs.
Young, dynamic and, in fairness, not everyone’s cup of tea; the W Hotels always make an impression. Offering sleek contemporary interiors, sophisticated bars and a vibrant modern take on traditional luxury, the W Hotels of Latin America are perfect for travellers seeking comfort with a playful edge.
Rugged mountain ranges, undulating grasslands, sultry tropical lowlands, crisp alpine forests: with so much beautiful countryside to choose from, where better than Latin America to escape to a rural retreat?
The diversity of Brazil’s fauna is well-publicised, but it is its diverse flora that has allowed its unique local cuisines to flourish. Kirsty writes about her experience foraging on the Emerald Coast
Over the past decade, Latin American food has attracted more and more attention on the international scene. Whether it be the avant-garde Michelin-starred fare of Lima and Mexico City, or homely family favourites – this part of the world is a heaven for foodies.
Choosing a cruise in the Galapagos can sometimes be overwhelming. So many boats, so many different itineraries – what makes the difference when choosing the cruise that is right for you?
For our luxury hotel of the month for April we chose the Comuna do Ibitipoca in the rolling hills of Minas Gerais State. Combining an ambitious environmental conservation project with one of Brazil’s finest small hotels, Ibitipoca is a unique taste of the hidden face of Brazil.
A shimmering white expanse of salt crystals in a naturally perfect honeycomb pattern: everything about Uyuni’s famed salt lakes are almost extra-terrestrial. Humboldt specialist Clara takes a look at the best way to explore this magical region.
Hidden away in the verdant Belizean jungles, travellers to this pint-sized Caribbean nation can explore the crumbling pyramids of the ancient Maya. Humboldt specialist Clara lists the best sites to visit.
Long-haul travel with small children is not always easy but having a new family and exploring Latin America are not at all incompatible. Humboldt Director Kirsty offers some tips and tricks!
Humboldt specialist Ellie explains our partnership with The Galapagos Conservation Trust and how we support the vital work the charity does in preserving the unique landscapes and wildlife of the archipelago.
Colombia is one of South America’s most diverse nations. Zooming in even on just the length of the Caribbean coastline, the variety of experiences on offer is astounding. Humboldt specialist Clara lists her favourite things to do in this picturesque region.
Peru’s ‘White City’ of Arequipa has a brand-new luxury hideaway for travellers exploring this charming colonial city. Humboldt specialist Clara reviews a recent stay at CIRQA Arequipa.
Perhaps one of the most breath-taking complexes of waterfalls in the world, Iguassu Falls are a true marvel of nature, and not to be missed on a trip to Argentina or Brazil. Choosing between the two or just curious as to what you will see on each side? Humboldt specialist Ellie explains the difference between each.