City-loving travelers will feel right at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital and largest city. Renowned for its tango dancing, fine wines, and cosmopolitan culture, a trip to Buenos Aires gives travelers a different taste of South American society.
Famous for its role in Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands feature marine and land species not found anywhere else in the world. Galapagos tours allow you to explore via cruise ship or nature lodges.
Surrounded by protected rainforest, Iguazu is a piece of tropical paradise complete with the most beautiful waterfall system in all of South America. Viewable from Argentina and Brazil alike, this natural wonder is an excellent connection point for multi-country South America vacations.
Hidden among the Peruvian Andes, never discovered by the Spanish, is the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. During a Machu Picchu luxury tour, walk amongst the most impressive and well-preserved site of pre-Columbian America and let your breath be taken away.
The most dramatic of all South America’s landscapes, Patagonia is a massive expanse of wilderness covering the southern tip of the continent. Blue glaciers, icy fjords, barren steppes, and jagged mountains cover the region, daring you to face the elements.
A cool mix of city chic and tropical ease, Rio de Janeiro is nothing if not a vibrant and cultural city. During your Rio de Janeiro tour enjoy the famous Copacabana beach, summit Sugarloaf Mountain, and visit the city’s famous statue upon Corcovado hill.
Posted on Saturday March 21, 2015
I will always have fond memories of Trujillo, because I got engaged at a beachside campsite a few miles north of the city. But even without such rose-tinted lenses, Trujillo is still a fantastic destination and it should be a shoe-in on any Peruvian itinerary. It’s got great colonial architecture, incredible pre-Inca ruins and year-round [&hellip
Posted on Tuesday March 03, 2015
America may be the home of the hotdog, but the fine people of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay have elevated it to an altogether higher plain. For starters, these four South American nations have taken the basic components – hot dog and bun – and improved upon them. Longer sausages; crisper, chewier buns. More is [&hellip
Posted on Friday February 20, 2015
It’s not often in this day and age that one hears a good news story about the preservation of indigenous ways of life, but this tale from Peru will certainly have you smiling. But before we start the story, let’s meet the main protagonist… Vital statistics As the name suggests, the Peruvian Hairless Dog is [&hellip
Posted on Sunday September 29, 2013
We’ve had some pretty spectacular travel photos come in this month (you can see many of them on our page of SA Luxury Expeditions reviews). As a team, we’ve enjoyed browsing through them and finally decided to showcase three photos from Anil and Shwetha. This engaged couple (congratulations!) is a pair of resident physicians in [&hellip