About the Author

General Manager, Central & South America - Born in Australia and raised in Canada and Papua New Guinea, Don took his first solo trip to Bali – aged just 13. Since then, Don’s travels have taken him to every continent. He’s been a backpacker in Asia, Europe and Egypt, an overland adventurer in East and Southern Africa, and an overland driver in South and Central America. He is especially fond of Peru, Patagonia and Namibia, though his longest adventure to date has been a London to Kathmandu run via the Middle East.

The Globetrotting Diaries: Stories from Central & South America Destination Specialists

Stepping Back Into the Inca World My favourite travel memories are travelling around the Sacred Valley and visiting Machu Picchu in Peru. The beautiful landscape of the Sacred Valley harbours traditions and an ancient culture that locals still preserve today, making it truly unique. When traveling around there, I felt that I was going back […]

Kaieteur Falls, Guyana

Consider a Guyana Vacation and Open the Door to the Last, Least-Visited Corner of South America

Fancy leaving your friends both jealous and scrambling for the world map? A Guyana vacation offers vast, unspoiled rainforests, healthy populations of jaguar, tapir, and caiman, plus an English-speaking Indigenous population. Few bother – or even dare – to venture into the northeast corner of South America. When told you’re going on Guyana vacation, even […]

Things That Make You Go ‘Hmmm…’ When Globetrottng

  This list was originally published on http://lifestyle.diply.com/ Travel means exposing oneself to new experiences and breaking free of certain inhibitions. But some types of “breaking free” can contravene local laws and cultural norms. Here’s a list of somewhat obscure ‘don’ts’ when travelling. While it’s doubtful some of these ‘crimes’ would even be considered, knowledge […]