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. Read more
Entry fees for Americans going to South American countries range from zero to shockingly high. Expat and visa expert Eileen Smith explains the situation and offers tips on avoiding many of the charges.
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. Read more
The famous sites like Machu Picchu, the Salt Flats, Patagonia, and Iguazu Falls get all the hype, but there are plenty of beach destinations in South America to add to your gap year itinerary. Hannah Long outlines four of the best. Read more
Glamorous cruise ships plying the waters of the Galápagos...they come with glamorous prices, too. But Vickie Lillo has found a way for "ordinary" folk to visit the islands on a pauper's budget. Read more
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.
Each year travelers from around the globe flock to Machu Picchu, Peru's "lost" Inca city, some seeking adventure, others seeking a more spiritual journey. Returned from trekking the World's Eighth Wonder, Hope Tarr shares her ten steps for getting the most out of your trip. Read more
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. Read more