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Destinations in South America

South America Travel Guides

Country guides

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...
Spirited Argentina, with its frantic capital, vast pampas, rolling wine regions and snowy peaks, is a land bursting with adventure. In the north, scor...
Paraguay is a little-known landlocked country, which has found itself somewhat isolated from even its neighbours in the past by geography and politics...
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...
Few destinations have as much to offer visitors as Peru, an astonishingly varied country.
Bolivia is a land of diverse clashes: from ice-capped peaks, coloured lagoons and flamingos, to rugged lowlands, Amazonian rainforest, beautiful valle...
Ecuador is a tiny country by South American standards, evidence if proof were needed that the best things come in small packages. Bisected by the equa...
Boasting picturesque beaches, rolling countryside, colonial old towns and atmospheric cities, Uruguay comes in a small but highly impressive package.

City guides

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...
Rio de Janeiro is an awe-inspiring city, its stunning tropical setting matched only by its irrepressibly fun-loving residents, called Cariocas. Imposs...
Halfway along Peru's dusty desert coastline, cliff-top Lima lies between the Pacific Ocean and the foothills of the Andes. When it comes to exuding gr...
Nestled below rolling mountains and a short hop from the sun-drenched coastline, Caracas is a frenetic city of petrodollar wealth, modern architecture...
Santiago de Chile is a spirited, effervescent city, splashed with colour from its lively fish markets, colourful street stalls, colonial architecture ...
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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