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Live out your tropical dreams in laid back Aruba

Live out your tropical dreams in laid back Aruba

Live out all your tropical island fantasies when you travel to the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba during your gap year. Palm trees, white sandy beaches, spas and natural pools; the ‘Happy Island’...

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Getting into the thick of it in the Amazon rainforest

Getting into the thick of it in the Amazon rainforest

When you think about South America, one of the first things that will probably spring to your mind is the Amazon. The largest tropical rainforest in the world, it stretches out over 5.5 million km2 and...

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What are the influences behind Cuba’s architecture?

What are the influences behind Cuba’s architecture?

The whole of the Cuban capital is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and with good reason. The architecture in the city is as varied as it is impressive: with influences from the Spanish,...

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Follow the railroad to unforgettable places with Perurail

Follow the railroad to unforgettable places with Perurail

As magical as the Hogwarts Express and leading to equally as mind-boggling destinations, we introduce you to Perurail. They’re a Peruvian-British company that strives to create unforgettable journeys and touristic services by train....

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What to eat and where to do it, in Buenos Aires

What to eat and where to do it, in Buenos Aires

When Argentina gained independence in 1861 the event was met with an influx of European settlers. Among the many different offerings they brought to the country, cuisine made a large impact, especially from those of Spanish...

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5 Things you probably didn’t know about South America!

5 Things you probably didn’t know about South America!

Since 1989, Gapforce have been experts when it comes to organising gap years. Our group trips last between two weeks to a year and are really life changing experiences!     South America is our most...

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5 things you HAVE to do in Colombia!

5 things you HAVE to do in Colombia!

Colombia as a country varies as much as its weather. From dreamy carribean beaches to skyscrapers and vibrant nightlife, there’s something for everyone in this previously turbulent place. We’ve handpicked 5 of...

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Quench your thirst for adventure and travel - Experience something new with a stay in Chile!

Quench your thirst for adventure and travel - Experience something new with a stay in Chile!

Chile - or in the language of the Aymara Indians, "where the world comes to an end" - combines more climate zones and scenic contrasts than any other country in the world. Volcanoes and rainforests,...

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The first hostel in the heart of Lagoa in Rioow…

The first hostel in the heart of Lagoa in Rioow…

Visit Rioow – a trendy design hostel in one of Rio’s most beautiful neighborhoods! Famously known as the Marvelous City, Rio is home to a unique landscape – combining natural and urban life....

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Conserve nature in the Costa Rican National Park

Conserve nature in the Costa Rican National Park

Researching jaguar feeding patterns and tracking sea turtles are just two of the incredible experiences on offer for participants on BUNAC’S fantastic new six-month Conservation Internships in Costa Rica. Keen conservationists can make...

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Dominica: The Island of Paradise and Adventure

Dominica: The Island of Paradise and Adventure

Are you looking for an island adventure? Or maybe relaxing in nature is more your thing? Dominica could be the perfect place for you! Read here to find out what Dominic has to offer.   ...

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TripAdvisor’s Top 10 things to do in Buenos Aires

TripAdvisor’s Top 10 things to do in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires, is a bustling city packed with energy and a vibrant atmosphere. For travellers planning a trip to Buenos Aires, there is no shortage of things to do, from...

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Lead Adventures Ecuador & Galapagos

Lead Adventures Ecuador & Galapagos

Ecuador: South America's hidden gem Ecuador is small in size, diverse in landscapes, and as complex as the diversity of its people. You have the Andes, Amazon, the Pacific coast, and the Galá...

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Colombia: the country that has it all

Colombia: the country that has it all

DE UNA Colombia Tours has been the Colombia specialist since 2004. We have frequently and extensively travelled through all areas of Colombia and still do this during our tours, roundtrips and vacations. This gives us the...

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The Beauty of Bolivia

The Beauty of Bolivia

By Sav Chin. South America is a place with unimaginable landscapes and truly unforgettable experiences. One day you could be trekking in the Amazon rainforest and the next you could be hanging out...

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Top 5 South America’s weird and wonderful places

Top 5 South America’s weird and wonderful places

Unknown to Europeans until 1492, South America is full of weird and wonderful curiosities from ages past. Machu Picchu, Peru Machu Picchu is one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the entire...

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The motorcycle diaries

The motorcycle diaries

In 1952, a 23 year old Ernesto Che Guevara set off on a 5,000 mile motorcycle road trip around South America. The journey would change his life, inspiring him to become the most celebrated revolutionary in history. We'...

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South America: what do you think?

South America: what do you think?

Readers give the lowdown on their favourite places in South America. My first encounter with South America was via Ecuador and the memory of it has stuck with me ever since. Unfortunately I didn...

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South America: a taste bud tour

South America: a taste bud tour

Food tourism is rapidly becoming a tasty option for travellers across the globe. Where better to be a gastronaut than in Sough America? South America is fascinating. This huge continental peacock proudly bears all...

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