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When it comes to South America, we’ve got so many stories to share and advice to give. We’ve paddled the waters of Antarctica, seen blue footed boobies in the wild, savoured world class ceviche and stood in awe at the ancient city of Macchu Picchu. We can’t get enough of the colour, the people and the history of this place! We look forward to helping you gain a deeper insight into this very special continent so you’re inspired to plan your own South American vacation.

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    Luxury New Year’s Eve Celebration in South America: Rio de Janeiro & Punta del Este

    New Year’s Eve is a special celebration and each South American country has its own traditions and festivities. If you are thinking about pampering yourself with a luxury New Year’s Eve celebration in South America continue reading this article and find out about two of the most Luxurious new years eve destinations, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, and Punta del Este in Uruguay.

    Amazing New Year in Valparaiso, Chile

    If you are planning to end the year in a warm place, admiring an epic firework show, spending the New Year in Valparaiso, Chile is a perfect choice. Not only is this place glamorous and famous for its parties, but it is also a sunny paradise waiting for travelers from all over the world with breathtaking views, delicious foods, and many fun things to do.
    If you want to know all about Valparaiso and what to expect from spending New Year’s Eve in Chile, continues reading this article.

    New Year in Ushuaia, The End of the World – Patagonia Argentina

    Ringing in the New Year in ushuaia patagonia argentina is an experience no one will forget. Though you might be used to praising this special moment in the middle of the crowds, enjoying bustling parties, this region will show a different way to celebrate. Instead of dancing, you will indulge in the beauty of the mountains and the feeling that you are in a place where time stops.
    If you dream of spending New Year in Patagonia, but you don’t know what to expect, continue reading this article and find out all about it.

    Food & Drink

    Peruvian Food: Top 10 Popular Dishes You Must Try

    Peruvian cuisine is a multicultural and vibrant cuisine that draws on ingredients from all climates and regions and includes some of the most famous restaurants in the world. Every year a large number of tourists arrive in Peru, looking to enjoy its good gastronomy. Peruvian cuisine is one of the best, if not the best, in Latin America

    8 Traditional Ecuadorian Food You Must Try on Your Trip to Ecuador

    If you are a foodie, getting ready to visit charming Ecuador, prepare yourself for a memorable adventure that includes sampling a selection of colorful cuisine. Thanks to its three beautiful geographic regions, the Amazon, the Andes, and the Pacific coast, Ecuador is waiting for all curious travelers who have a passion for food, with a multitude of delicious dishes.

    Destinations

    Luxury New Year’s Eve Celebration in South America: Rio de Janeiro & Punta del Este

    New Year’s Eve is a special celebration and each South American country has its own traditions and festivities. If you are thinking about pampering yourself with a luxury New Year’s Eve celebration in South America continue reading this article and find out about two of the most Luxurious new years eve destinations, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, and Punta del Este in Uruguay.

    Amazing New Year in Valparaiso, Chile

    If you are planning to end the year in a warm place, admiring an epic firework show, spending the New Year in Valparaiso, Chile is a perfect choice. Not only is this place glamorous and famous for its parties, but it is also a sunny paradise waiting for travelers from all over the world with breathtaking views, delicious foods, and many fun things to do.
    If you want to know all about Valparaiso and what to expect from spending New Year’s Eve in Chile, continues reading this article.

    New Year in Ushuaia, The End of the World – Patagonia Argentina

    Ringing in the New Year in ushuaia patagonia argentina is an experience no one will forget. Though you might be used to praising this special moment in the middle of the crowds, enjoying bustling parties, this region will show a different way to celebrate. Instead of dancing, you will indulge in the beauty of the mountains and the feeling that you are in a place where time stops.
    If you dream of spending New Year in Patagonia, but you don’t know what to expect, continue reading this article and find out all about it.

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    Guides & Tips

    New Year in Ushuaia, The End of the World – Patagonia Argentina

    Ringing in the New Year in ushuaia patagonia argentina is an experience no one will forget. Though you might be used to praising this special moment in the middle of the crowds, enjoying bustling parties, this region will show a different way to celebrate. Instead of dancing, you will indulge in the beauty of the mountains and the feeling that you are in a place where time stops.
    If you dream of spending New Year in Patagonia, but you don’t know what to expect, continue reading this article and find out all about it.

    Best Summer Destinations in South America: January – march 2021

    Travel, for now, is on hold. But this won’t last forever. The coronavirus pandemic is going to pass and travel will be back. And I don’t know about you, but when they do, I’ll need a vacation – yes a vacation from this quarantine! So, why not start thinking about your holiday for the next South American Summer 2021?
    South America offers a diversity of options no matter what time of year one visits, there will always be a region to explore! Continue reading this article, and find out which are the best summer destinations in South America. The options are immense and we couldn’t possibly mention them all here BUT it’ll certainly give you an idea of what regions you should be visiting in on your next summer 2021 vacation.

    Two Weeks in South America: Our Most Charming Itinerary

    Beautiful South America has so much to offer, that choosing where to go is extremely difficult. There are, however, some places that no traveler should forget to add on the must-visit list when planning a trip to South America. If you want to know more about where to go and what to do in South America, continue reading this article and find out all about our most charming two weeks South America itinerary that covers some of the most incredible destinations in Brazil, Argentina, and Peru.

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    Unique Experiences

    Uruguay for Foodies: Amazing Winelands and Delicious Cheese

    Uruguay is a small but important country in South America, especially when it comes to the wine world. Thanks to its mild climate that favors the cultivation of the vine throughout its territory, Uruguay now welcomes wine lovers from all over the world.
    If you are a foodie and a wine enthusiast, continue reading this article and find out all about the region known as the Uruguayan Tuscany, and the best family-run vineyards in this charming country.

    A Culinary Hidden Gem in Uruguay: Chef Francis Mallmann’s Garzon Restaurant

    Identified with the Uruguayan and Argentinean style of cooking, renewed Chef Mallmann doesn’t use more than fire and smoke to cook his delicious recipes. And, as you probably imagine, his restaurant is the perfect place for foodies who are looking for a place to enjoy the simple things in life. A haven for travelers that enjoy being among vineyards, olive groves, grey granite quarries, organic gardens and moments of silence, the key element for what we consider a luxury journey.

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