South America Travel Articles

Once you’ve arrived in this remarkable continent, the natural beauty and varied options will have you never wanting to leave. Come learn about Macchu Picchu, hiking in Patagonia, the friendliness of the Colombian people, the food of Buenos Aires, and more in the following pages of articles on South America.

 
Seven Spectacular Bus Routes Through South America
Seven Spectacular Bus Routes Through South America Traveling cross-country by bus can be long and tedious in any country, and South America certainly presents its own challenges. But this form of travel can also be an incredibly rewarding and eye-opening experience, especially in South America, where you'll find some of the most beautiful scenery to gaze at our your bus window.
People of Plaza De Armas, Santiago, Chile
People of Plaza De Armas, Santiago, Chile When Jody Hanson moved into an apartment in Portal Fernandez Concha in Santiago's historic Plaza de Armas, she realized that she would get an insider's view of Santiago that very few people ever get to see.
Four Seasons in Buenos Aires: How to Travel Like a Local All Year Round
Four Seasons in Buenos Aires: How to Travel Like a Local All Year Round From sweltering summer days to chilled winter nights, this is your year-round guide to immersing yourself in Latin America’s coolest capital.
Traditional Markets in Latin America: A Guide for First Time Shoppers
Traditional Markets in Latin America: A Guide for First Time Shoppers Shopping at traditional markets is an essential experience when traveling in Latin America. Rich Feffer gives novices some tips and hints for market shopping.
The Incredible National Parks of South America
The Incredible National Parks of South America Most people have heard of the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu or Torres del Paine, but did you know that South America has over 300 more spectacular national parks and nature reserves? Simone Cannon de Bastardo takes you on a tour of some of the best.
Seven Experiences Not to Miss in Bolivia
Seven Experiences Not to Miss in Bolivia Planning a trip to South America? Adam Seper is here to inform you why it would be a crime to leave the gorgeous country of Bolivia off the list. He offers 7 must-sees while in this beautiful country.
Ten Places in South America to Escape the Northern Winter
Ten Places in South America to Escape the Northern Winter It may be cold and snowy in the Northern hemisphere, but in South America, the days are warm, sunny and filled with summertime outdoor activities. Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you where to head to escape the deep-freeze.
Exploring Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas by Car
Exploring Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas by Car Most people go the Sacred Valley either by train to Ollantaytambo or by bus on an organized tour, but if you take the trouble to do it on your own, you will find that it is worth the effort.
Nine Reasons Why You Should Go To Peru as a Senior
Nine Reasons Why You Should Go To Peru as a Senior Don't let retirement make you think you're too old to hike the Inca Trail in Peru! David F. Haas shows you that you can.
How to Choose the Antarctic Cruise That’s Right for You
How to Choose the Antarctic Cruise That’s Right for You You'd be surprised at how many itinerary options there are to choose from for a cruise to Antarctica. Phill Danze has experienced one first hand and has some great tips to help you make the best decision.