Planning a Family Adventure to Guyana

Published on July 28, 2020

Thinking about taking the whole family on a wildlife and nature adventure in South America? Guyana promises to be even more astounding for children than for their wide-eyed parents. The country’s scents, sights and sounds make for an unforgettable adventure and one…

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Read All About It! Gordon Ramsay Voyages Deep into the Guyana Rainforest

Published on July 2, 2020

National Geographic sent Gordon Ramsay to Georgetown and the Amazon Basin of Guyana, where he found a wealth of opportunities to create a personal spin on traditional Guyanese cuisine for his new Nat Geo television series. Quotable quote: “Georgetown, Guyana’s capital city,…

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Five Unique Guyana Experiences You Can’t Find Anywhere Else

Published on June 18, 2020

A visit to Guyana is packed with adventure, nature and culture, all in equal and astounding measures. While the dense rainforest cover is always compared to that of the Amazon, and wildlife stalwarts are pegged against those of Africa’s grasslands, there are…

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Experience Guyana from Your Sofa

Published on May 25, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, international travel has become all but impossible leaving many with an intense case of wanderlust. That travel itch is longing to be scratched as avid travelers are pent up at home dreaming of their next…

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Flying An Airplane Right Through The Glass Ceiling

Published on May 13, 2020

Guyana’s First Female Pilots 1977 was a big year for the Guyana Defense Force. It was in that year that the force hired its first female pilots: Cheryl Pickering-Moore and Beverley Drake. “It was an exciting time in my life”, says Drake,…

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Guyana’s Caiman House: Home Sweet Home in the Amazon

Published on March 6, 2020

Trips into the jungle should be epic — think of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness or Coppola’s Apocalypse Now! — and this one is no different. Reaching Yupukari village in the Guyana interior requires a flight from Georgetown to Lethem in the Amazon…

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Fort Zeelandia — Guyana’s Hidden Historical Gem

Published on February 16, 2020

Guyana is becoming world-renowned for its natural treasures. But the rapidly emerging South American destination boasts some pretty cool historic sights, too. Like Fort Zeelandia on the Essequibo River. The 17th-century citadel is located on Fort Island, where the modern history of…

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Read All About It: Nat Geo Hypes Guyana, Rwanda and Peru

Published on February 6, 2020

National Geographic asked more than a dozen travel industry insiders for inspiration on where to go and what to do in 2020. Guyana, Rwanda and Peru were among their top suggestions, One prevailing theme? Sustainability — and the many ways travelers can…

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Read All About It: Guyana Makes Another Travel List

Published on February 3, 2020

The Telegraph (UK): has named Guyana as one of  20 global destinations that travelers simply must visit in 2020. Quotable quote: “In a world so connected, it’s hard to imagine there are places still under the radar. But Guyana, a tangled mass…

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Read All About It: Best Places To Go In 2020

Published on January 7, 2020

Conde Nast Traveler recently published its picks of the best places to travel in 2020. And included in list this time is Guyana. Quotable quote: “Though it has plenty of reasons to stand out — as South America’s only English-speaking country, and…

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In Guyana, Sustainability is the Journey and the Destination

Published on December 3, 2019

 A Long-standing Commitment to Responsible Travel  South America’s best kept secret is not much of a secret anymore. From its Low Carbon Development Strategy to the more recent Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), Guyana has had a long-standing commitment to a sustainability…

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Read All About It: Guyana — South America’s not-so-hidden gem

Published on November 12, 2019

Amsterdam News in New York City recently published a feature story on traveling to Guyana, a destination that has yet to be discovered by most travelers, but that feels surprisingly familiar (and still a bit mysterious) when you finally get there. Quotable…

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Read All About It: South America’s Best Travel Secret

Published on October 9, 2019

The Crowded Planet adventure travel website offers 14 reasons why Guyana is South America’s best travel secret. Quotable quote: “Have you ever considered traveling to Guyana, South America’s most offbeat and adventurous country? If you haven’t, but you have adventure in your…

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48 Hours in Georgetown

Published on August 2, 2019

Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, is the springboard to discover the country’s many wonders. Whether you’re heading south towards the Rupununi and the rainforest or to close by attractions on the coast, Guyana will not disappoint.  You can use Georgetown as your…

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Read All About It: Guyana welcomes record visitor numbers

Published on July 16, 2019

Breaking Travel News (UK) offers a story on how Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travelers. By the end of December, the South American nation had recorded 286,732 visitor arrivals for 2018 — a 15.93% increase from the…

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Read All About It: Guyana is South America’s Best-Kept Secret

Published on July 14, 2019

The Thrillist online magazine offers a story by Andrew Evans about the “gorgeous jungle nation” that’s South America’s best-kept secret.    Quotable quote: “Forget about the well-trod tourist trail through Costa Rica, Peru, and Brazil — Guyana’s untouched interior offers the ultimate…

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Read All About It: The Intriguing, Emerging Destination of Guyana

Published on July 10, 2019

Travel Agent Magazine ran a special report on Guyana in its recent June-July issue, with a cover story that takes a firsthand look at the intriguing, emerging South American destination. Quotable quote: “We found a country with a unique, natural environment that…

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A Jungle Survival Experience that can transform you

Published on June 25, 2019

As one of the greenest swathes on earth, Guyana is blessed with bio-diversity that is hard to match. It is covered in miles of impenetrable rainforests that are home to rare creatures on land and water and in the high canopies above….

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Ten Tips For Planning Your Guyana Trip

Published on June 7, 2019

Travelling without preparation might be exciting for the intrepid traveller, but it can increase the potential for losing time and missing out on exciting experiences. A country like Guyana, a delight for the active and adventurous traveller, needs careful planning for a…

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Read All About It: Guyana and the Antarctic are Both “Cool”

Published on February 20, 2019

National Geographic Traveller (British edition) lists both Guyana and the Antarctica on its recently published “Cool List” of the best places to travel in 2019. Quotable quote on Guyana: “More flight connections make reaching the country’s natural attractions even easier . ….

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