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Surinam - Matapica Swamp, Surinam


The smallest of the Guyanas (the collective term for Guyana, French Guyana and Surinam), this diminutive destination may have just half a million odd inhabit...

Uruguay - Maldonado, Uruguay


A peaceful, laidback destination with a long history of liberalism (Uruguay was the first country to fully legalize marijuana) this pint-sized nation finds i...

Venezuela - Venezuela travel guide


With its reputation for violence and political instability, many travellers opt to give Venezuela a wide berth. But those brave enough to visit this feisty Sout...

Ecuador - Quilotoa crater lake, Ecuador


Tiny by South American standards, Ecuador is packed with an amazing range of natural and cultural attractions; a microcosm of everything that is appealing ab...

Falkland Islands - West Falkland Island

Falkland Islands

Nineteenth-century shipwrecks and a plethora of marine life are among the attractions awaiting visitors to the Falkland Islands.

Guyana - Scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber), Guyana


Guyana's attractions range from the 19th-century stilted wooden houses of its capital, Georgetown, to the awesome natural splendour of the towering Kaieteur ...

Paraguay - Encarnacion and jesuit ruins in Paraguay


Paraguay is a little-known landlocked country, which has found itself somewhat isolated from even its neighbours in the past by geography and politics, but i...

Peru - Traditional Peruvian Reed Boats in Peru


South America doesn’t get much more evocative of generations gone by than Peru. Its mix of ancient civilisations and dramatic archaeology, set among so...

Brazil - Amazon, Brazil


From the jungle calls of the Amazon to the thong-clad crowds of Copacabana beach, Brazil is an intoxicating mix of the big, the bold and the beautiful, peren...