Ecuador

Planet Earth II is back!!

The time has finally come! Planet Earth II returned to BBC One on Sunday 6th November at 8PM. The series features a whole host of beautiful destinations from Antarctica to the Galapagos Islands. We are sure this new series will whet peoples appetite to visit these amazing countries so to book your next trip to Galapagos,or several other amazing destinations in Latin …

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An Adventure in Ecuador

How can I possibly do justice to such a wonderful trip without repeating superlatives time and time again. The Galapagos Islands have always been very much at the top of my bucket list, ever since hearing about it in School. So when we got the chance to go there we took it immediately. Initially though we decided to explore Ecuador …

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Explore the Galapagos Islands – now on Google Maps!

In partnership with the Directorate of the Galapagos National Park and Charles Darwin Foundation, Google has now made available Google Maps and Street View coverage of the fantastic bio-diversity region, the Galapagos Islands. For the first time you can now explore the islands via Street View’s high definition imagery in full 360 degrees!  Not only can you see the fantastic array of animals …

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The ultimate wedding gift – Your Honeymoon!

Worldwide Holidays, specialists in tailor made holidays to exotic locations, have developed the ultimate wedding gift – your honeymoon.  Our  innovative and exciting wedding list service allows honeymoon couples to chose a dream honeymoon destination and provides your wedding guests, family & friends the opportunity to contribute towards its cost, or alternatively, buy special activities for you to experience on …

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Changes in the Galapagos

There has recently been a lot of very positive press about the stunning & unique Galapagos Islands. The UK National Geographic Traveller magazine had a full feature story on the island, in the July / August edition. Also the islands were voted as the top “Travel Experience of a lifetime” in the August edition of Wanderlust. From January 2012 the …

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Galapagos Islands removed from UNESCO World Heritage site in danger list

A quick update about the Galapagos islands:- The world heritage committee of the UNESCO voted 14 to 4 to remove the islands from the list of sites in danger by environmental threats or overuse, reversing the 2007 addition. The  delegation meeting held in Brasilia cited improved efforts by the government of Ecuador to protect the archipelago’s unique biodiversity, through efforts …

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A great time to visit the Galapagos this year

Now is a great time to visit the Galapagos with Worldwide Holidays. We have some fantastic special offers for Galapagos cruises with some saving customers up to £750! We only have certain dates available so it really is first come 1st served. 25% off the Santa Cruz The 46 cabin M/V Santa Cruz was built exclusively for Galapagos Islands with its …

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Take Your Family on a Galapagos Cruise – Under 18’s Get 50% off with Worldwide Holidays

Worldwide Holidays is now taking bookings for special family cruises to the Galapagos departing in July. A 50% discount for children aged 6-18 now makes this adventure holiday of a lifetime more affordable. With the children’s Galapagos discount extended to include older children up to the age of 18, this makes for the perfect trip for families with older children …

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Cruise Galapagos on La Pinta

La Pinta is the newest boat to cruise the Galapagos Islands, with its arrival in March 2008. It is now the top boat sailing the waters, with wonderful guides & excellent accommodation. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin, there are now a number of special offers for a cruise on La Pinta or one of its sister yachts …

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Ecuador re-visited

I was all set for my return trip to Ecuador & to have a wonderful cruise in the Galapagos Islands in February. But unfortunately I had some bad news the day after I arrived in Quito I had to fly back to UK. The exciting news is that in 2 weeks time I am going back to Ecuador & will …

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Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

My last visit to this remarkable country, Ecuador was in May, I decided to concentrate on exploring more of the mainland and uncovering some of this country’s undiscovered secrets. The highlight of my visit was undoubtedly the markets, which can only be described as an explosion of colour. I can honestly say Ecuador’s flower markets are home to the most …

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