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Destinations in South America

South America Travel Guides

Country guides

Few destinations have as much to offer visitors as Peru, an astonishingly varied country.
From the jungle calls of the Amazon to the curves of Copacabana’s thong-clad crowds, Brazil is a heady celebration of the big, the bold and the beau...
No longer a destination only for daredevils, this extraordinary country has battled decades of civil turmoil to emerge as one of South America's hotte...
Chile’s elongated, unique shape makes it one of the world’s most geographically unique countries, and this South American nation’s cartography l...
Spirited Argentina, with its frantic capital, vast pampas, rolling wine regions and snowy peaks, is a land bursting with adventure. In the north, scor...
Though best known for its oil politics and feisty president, Venezuela is in fact an action-packed traveller's destination endowed with an astonishing...
Boasting picturesque beaches, rolling countryside, colonial old towns and atmospheric cities, Uruguay comes in a small but highly impressive package.
Bolivia is a land of diverse clashes: from ice-capped peaks, coloured lagoons and flamingos, to rugged lowlands, Amazonian rainforest, beautiful valle...

City guides

Rio de Janeiro is an awe-inspiring city, its stunning tropical setting matched only by its irrepressibly fun-loving residents, called Cariocas. Imposs...
The romance of crumbly European architecture and cobbled streets makes Buenos Aires an alluring city, but it is the food that wins most hearts.
Santiago de Chile is a spirited, effervescent city, splashed with colour from its lively fish markets, colourful street stalls, colonial architecture ...
Perched on a peninsula jutting out into the River Plate, Montevideo's mix of old- and new-world charms has been captivating visitors for centuries.
São Paulo has much to brag about. The city has transformed its rather dull image as Brazil’s economic powerhouse and become a dynamic metropolis wi...
Colombia’s capital Bogotá is a city out to prove the world wrong. Known as a violent and rather grim place in the 1990s, Bogotá has since pulled t...
The UNESCO World Heritage city of Quito is one of the best preserved colonial cities in America, complete with cobbled plazas and lavishly decorated c...
Built by rich Inca kings and ransacked by Spanish conquistadors, Cusco is the most popular tourist destinations in Peru and one of the most significan...

Ski resorts

Catedral is located close to the Chilean border (which can be reached via the Puyehue Pass) in the province of Rio Negro, in Patagonia. The resort ...
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