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Farewell, comfort zone. It was nice knowing you.
Brought to you from the smoky markets, carts and cantinas of Mexico, here are our favourite street-side snacks.
This is what happens when you let 8 pro photographers loose in Central America.
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“We’re going deep into the jungle…expect surprises” – why you can’t afford to miss this epic Mexico expedition
Imagine, for a moment, that you could see all the things you want to see in Mexico (y’know, the big tourist sites) before embarking on a five-day river exploration through the deepest, darkest jungle. Imagine you could retrace the steps of explorers and adventurers of decades past, uncovering ancient ruins that most travellers will never have the privilege of seeing. Imagine you could do it all with aboriginal guides and an expert archaeologist by your side…
When you’ve traveled in a region before, it can be tempting to think there’s little to be gained from group travel and a local leader. How wrong I was.
With Halloween fast approaching, things are getting spooky at Intrepid. Several staff called in sick during the full moon and we’re pretty sure there’s a malevolent presence haunting the downstairs coffee machine.
Rice, beans, plantain, tortillas, quesadilla, guacamole, salsa, tequila…need we go on? Food in Central America is one (very prominent!) reason we love this part of the world so much.
Here, we share some cuisine which may have gone under the radar in the past. Move over Mexico, your neighbours have some pretty sensational tastebud pleasers of their own.
At first glance, the Day of the Dead in Mexico City sounds like it would be a solemn, quiet affair, but don’t be fooled.
In fact, it’s filled with brightly coloured altars, delicious celebration food and spirits of all kinds – from visiting ancestors to a cool mezcal cocktail! So what do you need to know to survive the deathly trip of a lifetime?