Blogging from the Wild

Cartagena and the Caribbean Coast

After a lovely couple of days in Tayrona National Park, where we explored the thick rainforest and wandered on endless deserted beaches, we headed along the coast to one of the county's most special tourist highlights.

In Colombia’s Coffee Region

Colombia is the third largest producer of coffee in the world, sitting just behind Brazil and Vietnam. However, if you are talking quality rather than quantity, most people here will tell you Colombia is number one.

In Bogota: First Impressions of Colombia

Arriving into a country for the first time is always exciting, carrying as it does an air of expectation, and entering Colombia was no different.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Ecuador

Who knew Ecuador had so many tricks up its sleeve?

Chile and its Landscapes: A Photo Blog

Here are just a few of those landscapes highlighted by our Product Manager, Anna, who recently returned from her first trip to this beautiful land.

Tour in Focus: Viva Colombia

Our tour in focus blogs take an in-depth look at what makes our signature trips special, and answers the most common questions our clients have. This time we take a look at our two week Viva Colombia tour. Colombia is a real highlight of Latin America, and is a destination that is rapidly becoming more popular, with something to appeal to every traveller. Here’s everything you need to know…

Five Reasons to Visit Colombia

One of the most diverse countries in Latin America, with landscapes ranging from sun-soaked Caribbean beaches to arid deserts and the lush green hills of the Zona Cafetera, and a culture encompassing ancient civilisations, colonial charm and sultry salsa, Colombia has a wealth of experiences to offer travellers. Here we take a look at our five favourite reasons to visit.

Just Back From: The Three Guianas

Our Group Tour Operations Manager Dan has just got back from our Three Guianas: Guyana, Suriname & French Guiana recce tour and he cannot stop talking about what an incredible time he had. Here he fills us in on some of the many highlights from the tour.

The Cultural Significance of Chocolate in Colombia

Colombia is home to some of the finest chocolate found anywhere on the planet. Here we take a look at why Cacao is such an important product in the country.

Mexico Magico

Mexico is one of the most diverse countries in the world, because of its people, its culture, the bio-diversity, heritage, history and many other things… All these elements makes this a unique country and a very attractive destination for all kinds of tourism.

Travel Trends: Colombia

If you’re looking for the hottest new travel destination, look no further than Colombia, South America’s rising star. Here at Wild Frontiers, we've seen a big increase in travellers to South America, and Colombia is our most popular destination on the continent by far.

The Best of Chile: Atacama and Patagonia

On his recent recce trip to Chile, our Latin America consultant, James, had two new 'bests' - his best ever view and best overall travel experience. Find out more about a country with a burgeoning reputation in the world of travel.

Bolivia in Pictures

Steve and Amanda recently visited Bolivia with Wild Frontiers, sampling the country's vibrant culture, amazing scenery and wildlife. Here they talk us through their fantastic trip alongside their own photos.

An Insider's City Guide to Santiago, Chile

Having lived in Santiago since 2012, Helen is perfectly placed to give us an insider's look at one of South America's most underrated cities. We talk everything including what to see, what to do and where to eat.

An Insider's Guide to Lima, Peru

Expat blogger Amy Brown gives us insider tips about what to see and do in Lima, Peru

The Wildlife of the 3 Guianas

The intrepid jungles and rainforests of Guyana, Suriname & French Guiana are home to a dazzling display of impressive wildlife, not least caimans, jaguars, egg-laying turtles and the exuberant Guianian cock-of-the-rock. Below we illustrate some of the fascinating wildlife you may encounter on our ne…

Story Behind the Trip: The 3 Guianas

Our new 3 Guianas group tour combines three of South America’s best adventure travel destinations, offering the chance to discover the cultural contrasts between the Caribbean-flavoured coast and Amerindian villages. Below we speak to Head of Group Tours Marc, who researched and put together the iti…

An Insider's Guide to Bogota, Colombia

Quick Facts: Population: 8 million Language: Spanish Time: GMT -5 Flight: 11.5 hours When to visit: All year round Visa: Not required for British nationals Why go to Bogota? Bogota has an amazing urban graffiti street scene, a buzzing nightlife for all tastes, and is a great …

Exploring Isabela Island in the Galapagos

Following his two week trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos, Latin America specialist James looks back on exploring Isabela Island in the Galapagos and the spectacular hike up to the crater of Sierra Negra volcano...   The sleepy town of Puerto Villamil on Isabela is a two hour speedboat ride away …

Cruising Around the Galapagos

Latin America specialist James has just returned from a two week trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos. Below he talks about exploring some of the enchanting islands in the Galapagos, along with their unique wildlife viewing opportunities...   As the zodiac takes you to your cruise boat from the harbou…

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