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Sri Lanka Update

The Foreign Office has updated its advice for travellers to Sri Lanka: There were outbreaks of violence across parts of North Western Province on 13 May, and an island-wide night-time curfew was imposed. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) continues to advise against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, due to the current evolving […]


Venezuela – Information and Travel Advice

We are watching unfolding events in Venezuela with great interest.  The country has been effectively out of bounds for a number of years and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against travel to the country. With power cuts, food shortages and inflation expected to reach 8 million per cent this year, millions of people have […]


Sri Lanka Travel Advice – updated

In response to the recent atrocities in Sri Lanka, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated their advice for travellers. The Sri Lankan authorities have declared a nationwide State of Emergency. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, due to the current evolving security situation following  the attacks […]


Update: Brexit and the Travel Industry

There is continued uncertainty over Brexit and at Revealed Travel we are watching developments in the House of Commons with great interest. The current date for leaving has now been set as 31 October 2019. If the transition agreement is approved by MPs shortly, Britain may leave the European Union much earlier. Indeed, if the […]


Revealing the Amazon – Newsletter

The Amazon river runs for some 4,000 miles (6,400 km) in South America and has over a thousand tributaries, 17 of which are longer than 1,000 miles.  It discharges about 55 million gallons of water into the Atlantic every second. The Amazon Rainforest is home to many indigenous tribes, some of which have never been […]


Napoleon Bicentenary: Cruise to St Helena

To commemorate the bicentenary of the death of Napoleon, Ponant Cruises is organising an exceptional, 16-day cruise on Le Lyrial departing from Namibia which will be at St Helena on 5 May 2021.


Somewhere in Latin America – The Quilotoa Loop

The Quilotoa Lagoon spans over 2 km in the crater of a volcano. In this continuing account of her travels, backpacker Manuela de Mendonca describes the three day trek known as the Quilotoa Loop.


Somewhere in Latin America – The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands, to go or not to go? I get seasick, dislike swimming in the open sea and have a morbid fear of sharks. And for a backpacker with limited funds, a trip to the Galapagos is hugely expensive.

But in January I booked a week’s Galapagos trip. It turned out to be quite an adventure.


Somewhere in Latin America – Salsa until Sunrise

By Manuela de Mendonca
In this week’s blog, Manuela celebrates Christmas in Medellin with fireworks and travels down to the ‘white city’ of Popayán for the New Year.


The Amazon – Earth’s Greatest River

The Amazon river runs for some 4,000 miles (6,400 km) across South America and has over a thousand tributaries, 17 of which are longer than 1,000 miles.  It discharges about 55 million gallons of water into the Atlantic every second. The Amazon Rainforest is home to at least 10% of the planet’s biodiversity, 16,000 types […]


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