Travel writer/editor Caroline Lascom has spent more than a decade living, working and traveling in Latin America. She has written and contributed to more than 25 guidebooks for market-leading publishers in the US and UK and is a regular contributor to travel websites, blogs and print publications. As well as being the co-author of Frommer’s Colombia (2017), Caroline has also penned chapters for Frommer’s Chile, Footprint Havana, Rough Guide Mexico, and Insight Guide Chicago.
18 Articles published
With ecosystems ranging from austere steppe to subtropical jungle, Argentina is home to a huge diversity of animal life – jaguars and monkeys, condors and parakeets. Here’s where to spot them.
Whether you want to tackle a Class-IV rapid, kayak around a serene alpine lake, or do a wreck dive off the coast, we know where to go.
Whether you prefer private campsites with lots of amenities or like to pitch your tent in the remote wilderness, you’ll find plenty of options.
Powder hounds, you’re in luck – Argentina’s ski season begins just when the Northern Hemisphere season ends. Here’s where to go, from trendy and glamorous to low-key and remote.
Fitz Roy and Perito Moreno aren’t the only epic treks in Argentina. Insider Caroline shares her favorite trails around the country.
Whether you’re a foodie, a thrill seeker, or a culture hound, our insider Caroline steers you to the best of the Southern Sierra.
With permits limited on the iconic, well-trodden Inca Trail, these alternative routes to the treasures of the Andes are ever more appealing.
Is Havana safe for travelers in Cuba? Caroline Lascom looks at the medical services, hassles and the effect of tourism on Cuba’s capital city.
Explore these four National Parks for keen hikers and trekkers in Cuba. Discover waterfalls, wildlife and ancient caves in off-the-beaten-track forests.
From the UNESCO-protected colonial enclave of Habana Vieja, to the A-list museums and revolutionary landmarks of gritty Centro, here's how to see the best of Havana.
Swap the photogenic streetscapes of Havana for tiki bars and palm-fringed shorelines with our local insider’s favorite day trips.
First time traveling around Havana? Caroline Lascom shows you where to stay, eat, and get around this incredible destination.
With a scenic bay for water sports, and the UNESCO-protected historic core of Cienfuegos, there’s so much to see and do. But what to put on your itinerary?
Go scuba-diving, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and cycling in Central Cuba with these outdoor adventures from the Bay of Pigs in the east, to Las Tunas in the west.
Colombia’s reputation as a violent nation left remote regions off-limits to travelers for years. How has the process toward peace shaped travel in Colombia today?
Visit Aracataca, a short ride from Santa Marta, where Gabo acolytes can take the pilgrimage to see the birthplace of Gabriel García Márquez.
Here's why you'll need to cancel that road trip from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego along the Pan-American Highway.