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 Wednesday November 25, 2015
Anyone who has spent any time in South America will know that the heart of every village, town or city is its plaza. A plaza can be anything from a tiny grassy meeting place in the rural hinterland to an elaborate marble expression of nationhood, but it is always a place where people come together. The Plaza de Mayo [&hellip
Posted on Saturday November 07, 2015
In 2001 an international guitar competition was held in Caixas do Sul in Brazil. The judges could not separate two of the entrants, and they awarded them joint first place. They were the Uruguayan Cecilia Siqueira and Fernando de Lima from Brazil. That might have been the first time they shared a stage, but it [&hellip
Posted on Thursday October 29, 2015
Get to know the world’s heaviest flying bird a bit better and read about two of our favourite spots in Peru for condor-spotting. Plus, some startling condor facts… The Andean Condor is a bird of many superlatives. It has the longest wingspan of any land bird (up to 10ft 6in) ; it’s the world’s heaviest [&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