• 5 must-eats in Lima

     

    Lima has quickly become one of the world’s most acclaimed dining destinations. Laced with an eclectic mix of street stalls, cafes and fine dining haunts – foodies the world over are flocking to sample the city’s famed delights. Here are a few of our favourite places to taste the local cuisine.

  • A locals guide to sourcing the best cigars in Cuba

    Visiting Cuba without buying a cigar is like visiting France without indulging in a croissant. Cigars are synonomous with Cuba - they are cultivated and crafted locally using the finest ingredients and have become Cuba’s finest and most recognised export. When it comes to sourcing the best, though, there are a few things you need to know. Here is a basic overview.

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  • The pride of Peru: Renaldi Chacca

    After reading our chat with Renaldi Chacca, two things about him will become apparent: his unwavering love and pride for his home country, and his commitment to showing his travellers as much of it as he possibly can. Renaldi is the gold standard in everything Peregrine holds dear, and we are truly lucky to have him on board.

    Renaldi, how long have you been a Peregrine leader?

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  • Image of the week: Havana

  • Image of the week: the land before time

    Galapagos seal | Photo courtesy of Steve Mortimer

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  • Image of the Week: Costa Rica

    Toucan play at that game...

    We can't all be lucky enough to live in Costa Rica like this guy, but thanks to Peregrine you can see the splendours of this incredible destination first hand. We've got three trips to choose from, so the hardest decisions you'll have to make is...when do you want to leave?

  • Image of the week: Cuba

    Take a look around Cuba

    The locals in Cuba are as curious about you as you are about them. Bridge the gap over a glass of mojito and a rumba on the dancefloor, and see what all the fuss is about. Charming and seductive one minute, bold and sassy the next – Cuba is a place that few visitors ever forget. Take a look at our trips to Cuba and discover it for yourself
     

  • Where to recover after Rio Carnival

    You've danced, shimmied, strutted and grooved your way across the Sambodrome. You've made new friends, eaten incredible street food, marvelled at the gorgeous Brazilian dancers and sworn you would go on a diet the minute you get home.

    But the Carnival is over. So now what? 

  • Inside knowledge: A travel expert tells all

    Glenyce Johnson is the Managing Director of Peregrine, and she's also one of our most passionate travellers. Glenyce has been to over 100 countries, and her next big challenge will be to tackle the Camino Trail in Spain next year.

    I sat down to chat with Glenyce and was swept up in her world of adventure, exploration and discovery. I also learnt that you can never underestimate the power of a good gin and tonic at the end of a long day!

  • Medal-worthy meals around the world

    Well, it's almost over for another four years. The 2012 London Olympics has provided us with high highs, low lows and the chance to see some underrated countries shine (way to go Kazakhstan!)

    The world is a big place, and seeing everyone come together for an event like the Olympics makes you realise there's a lot to see and do. Once the coverage is over, why not think about booking a trip and going to visit somewhere new and exciting?

  • Image of the week: Bolivian salt flats

    It might look like a dream, but the Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia is real. And it’s spectacular.

    The world's largest salt flat spans 10,582 square kilometres and it’s one of the most fun places in the world to take photos. 

  • Rituals of the whales

    Argentina's Peninsula Valdes is renowned as one of the world's finest whale-watching destinations. For about six months of each year - from June to December - southern right whales crowd its protected bays, providing local tour boats with guaranteed sightings.

    But outside the whale-watching season, an even grander ocean spectacle takes place around this pimple of barren land, midway between Buenos Aires and the southern tip of South America.

  • Five of the best: Cycling routes

    The 2012 Tour de France kicks off tomorrow. And it's bound to inspire more than a few of you to jump on your bikes and get going. Why not do it in style, and head offonto one of the world's most scenic, interesting, adrenalin-pumping or just plain pretty bike routes.

    We've picked five of the best (presented here in no particular order). So gear up and get going!

  • A massif attraction: Part 2

    If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.

  • A massif attraction: Part 1

    Andrew Bain treks into Chilean Patagonia's Torres del Paine National Park to view its glacier, lake and needle-sharp peaks.

    At the foot of the Torres del Paine mountains in southern Chile, pink flamingos step through the shallows of turquoise lakes. Llama-like guanacos trot from the roadside and Andean condors swirl around the rocky mountain tops. Life seems to flourish wherever I look, and yet so much has just been destroyed here.

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