Rachel has worked in the travel industry for more than 20 years. Although she's travelled extensively worldwide, it's to Latin America that she returns most frequently. She lived in northern Peru for two years and is always keen to pass on her knowledge of this fascinating region. Her recommendations include the snow-capped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca, the laidback beach resort of Máncora and the pre-Columbian ruins of Kuelap. Beyond Peru, her travels have taken her to Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Guyana, Panama and more. She loves to get off the beaten track, listing searching for jaguars in the jungles of Guyana, taking a cargo boat down the Amazon in Brazil, and hiking through the mountains of Colombia to Ciudad Perdida (founded 650 years before Machu Picchu) among her favourite experiences.
The Caribbean is a wonderfully mixed bag that offsets cliched visions of seductive white sands and turquoise seas with dramatic, forested landscapes. On a Caribbean holiday relax into the rhythm of the islands; explore the distinct history and culture of countries as varied as Barbados, Cuba, Jamai…
A wealth of contrasts awaits the visitor to Central America, whether you want a satisfying package deal or are happier taking a few steps off the beaten path. Travel in Central America to explore the cultural icons at the heart of Mexico, or discover the wildlife, volcanoes, jungles, idyllic beache…
Vast and varied, North America may only contain two countries but is home to a whole world of landscapes, cultures and experiences, meaning that you can find whatever you're looking for in either Canada or the USA.
The diversity of destinations and experiences in South America is breathtaking; travel to South America to discover the distinct characteristics and attractions, from the Amazon rainforest to the soaring summits of the Andes, the empty spaces of the Atacama Desert and the pampas of Patagonia. Archa…
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Wexas USA specialist, Rachel Mostyn, travels to Oregon and discovers a state rich in natural wonders, cultural heritage and cutting-edge urbanity – perfect for a fly-drive holiday.
Returning to Chile, destination specialist Rachel Mostyn gives an in-depth guide to the country’s luxury lodges and unique destinations.
Read our comprehensive guide on where to go in Chile, what to see and our top recommendations on where to stay
Far away from Peru’s usual tourist trail, two luxury cruise ships explore seldom-seen stretches of the Amazon basin.
In the history of travel, it’s always been a struggle to decide what to bring back for friends, family and yourself. We’ve put together this guide to help you pick out Argentina’s food, souvenirs and luxury goods to bring home after your holiday.
Wexas Travel South America specialist Rachel Mostyn discovers the delights of Buenos Aires, drives through the spectacular mountains of Salta and the Northwest, and gets an old-fashioned soaking at Iguazu Falls.
With over 20,000 miles of coast, there’s plenty to choose from, so we’ve panned through the silt to bring you only the very best in beach stays.
Read our review of Tierra Atacama Resort & Spa, a luxury resort in the heart of Chile's desert landscape.
Fun, flexibility, freedom and the chance to take things at your own pace are all reasons why a self-drive holiday is so popular in Chile.