South America Travel Articles

 
5 Great Reasons to Make Cochabamba Your Base for Exploring Bolivia
5 Great Reasons to Make Cochabamba Your Base for Exploring Bolivia Cynthia Ord explains why Cochabamba Bolivia makes a good headquarters for South American travel and living.
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Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast
Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast Matt Milloway travels to the northern coast of Colombia, finding history and humidity in the city of Cartagena.
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Uruguay: 7 Big Ways to Experience This Small Country
Uruguay: 7 Big Ways to Experience This Small Country Most travelers to South America include Brazil and Argentina in their itineraries, but exclude the small country of Uruguay. Lisa Mercer offers seven reasons why this little country has big appeal.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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Brazil: A Bird-Watching Paradise
Brazil: A Bird-Watching Paradise The Private National Heritage Reserve of Cristalino is breath-taking area of Brazil that wild-life lovers will fall in love with. Justin Nidel recommends bringing a good camera to get shots of some of the beautiful birds you'll see while you're here.
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Salar de Uyuni Tour: Salt, Salt, Salt, and Trains
Salar de Uyuni Tour: Salt, Salt, Salt, and Trains Christian Celind takes on a tour of Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, in Bolivia.
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Cocora’s Valley, Colombia: Home of the Wax Palm Tree
Cocora’s Valley, Colombia: Home of the Wax Palm Tree Palm trees are not only confined to the tropical beaches of South America. Andres Botero tells us they can be found in high-altitude valleys in Colombia.
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