Despite what you may have heard, don't worry, Cuba is still open to American travelers. While new travel rules now state that Americans traveling to Cuba must experience the island within an organized group or independently under the "Support for the Cuban People" category of travel, you can rest assured we've gone the extra mile to ensure that every element of our new Cuba Highlights trip fulfills the requirements.
As 2017 draws to a close, we’ve been looking back at an exciting year of exploring South America and so our team of Latin America travel experts decided to get together and create our very own Southern Explorations Best of 2017 list.
While putting together our Southern Explorations Best of 2017list, we couldn’t help but begin to look forward to what we have in store for 2018. Without giving away too much, we wanted to at least offer a sampling of what you can expect Southern Explorations to bring you in the year ahead.
Thanks to a new electronic visa system, Brazil is becoming much easier to visit for North Americans. Southern Explorations expects a rush of bookings for Brazil starting in the new year. Beginning in January 2018, tourists from the United States and Canada will no longer have to wade through the complicated bureaucracy and paperwork to visit South America's largest country.
Southern Explorations has announced several new adventures into the magical natural wonders of Ecuador. As the area becomes more popular, Southern Explorations is expanding its offerings to intrepid travelers who want to get to know the area better.
You’ve probably been hearing a lot of conflicting messages regarding travel to Cuba lately. Yes, President Trump announced changes in the travel rules for U.S. Citizens traveling to Cuba, but to put your mind at ease, we wanted to assure you that our Southern Explorations Cuba experiences fully comply with U.S. laws.
At Southern Explorations, we have a passion for Latin America. But when our wanderlust takes us to different continents, we turn to like-minded companies that we trust, just like Your Private Africa, who are experts at crafting safaris for all types of travelers, with amazing on-the-ground connections, and a passion for excellence and dedication to delivering the experience of a lifetime.
It could probably go without saying, our planet’s poles are extreme locations. The frigid temperatures, extremely dry conditions, and extraordinary wildlife have often led those trying to describe the poles to look to other planets in an attempt to accurately convey the peculiar environments.
It's also why scientists and researchers are turning to Antarctica to learn more about conditions on the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
An Antarctic trip is one of the most unforgettable travel experiences you can have. The remoteness and the expansive landscape of the southernmost continent creates a rich and liberating disconnection from the rest of the world at large.