From tree climbing in the Amazonian jungle or galloping on horseback across Uruguayan plains, to getting spiritual at an Argentine Yoga retreat or pedaling through the Atacama Desert, South America has no shortage of experiences that are both easy on the wallet and the conscience.
Most people know Argentina and Chile as South American wine destinations, but there are so many more great spots to plan a wine vacation in the region. Eileen Smith explains where to look and what to taste throughout the continent.
We publish five (or more) articles per week, 52 weeks a year, on BootsnAll. That's a lot of great travel stories, tips, information, and inspiration to help you see the world on your terms. Here we highlight the year's very best content in a list of the top ten most read articles of 2011.
Movies are a great way to learn about other places. There are plenty of lists out there tallying up travel movies, but these particular movies are less overtly about travel and more about foreign people, places, and stories. These aren't films that necessarily glamorize travel or even want to make you visit the countries, but they all have a strong sense of place/time and reveal cultural quirks.