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.

 
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Six Places To Go in Brazil Besides Rio
Six Places To Go in Brazil Besides Rio Rio might be Brazil's most popular tourist destination, but Andy Hayes thinks there are at least six other places in Brazil you should have on your must-see list instead.
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15 Latin American Fruits to Surprise your Palate
15 Latin American Fruits to Surprise your Palate Fans of exotic fruit have an abundance of choices when visiting most of Latin America. Eileen Smith lives there and here she shares some of the most interesting specimens.
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Vegetarian Travel Tips for South America
Vegetarian Travel Tips for South America South America is known for its meat, among other things, and this can make planning a visit a real challenge for a vegetarian. But fear not, as Lauren Quinn gives us expert advice on exactly how you can do it with ease.
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Subways of South America – Your Underground Guide
Subways of South America – Your Underground Guide Fans of underground railroads might not realize that South America is packed with the things. Eileen Smith gives us a complete guide loaded with interesting trivia.
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