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Destination: Rio de Janeiro
Trip type: Nightlife
Rio de Janeiro is renowned for its beaches, its bars and its effervescent carnival – but you haven't experienced Brazil until you attend a street party in Lapa, the city's bohemian hub... read more »
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It's as far from well-trodden Machu Picchu as you can get: Iquitos, deep in the Peruvian Amazon and 3,000km from the river's mouth. Fancy roast parrot, anyone? Believe me, that's tame…... read more »
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Destination: Salvador
Trip type: Beach, Winter Sun
Forget Venice, New Orleans and Notting Hill - if you really want to experience the most vibrant, most exciting of carnivals, you need to head to the city of Salvador, in Brazil's Bahia region... read more »
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Destination: Cartagena
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
Cartagena is one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the world – go to see it now, before the secret gets out that Colombia is not that dangerous... read more »
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Destination: Valparaiso
It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills... read more »
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Destination: Brazil, Porto Alegre
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
If you're going to Brazil, make sure to head to the south of the country, where you can see stunning canyons and beautiful waterfalls and experience the life of the local gauchos ... read more »
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Destination: Cusco
If you want to avoid the Inca Trail crowds on your way to Macchu Picchu, Peru, there is a more challenging way: try hiking up and down mountains and camping in the open on the Salkantay Trail... read more »
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Buenos Aires is South America's great foodie playground, saturated in sophistication and pulsating constantly to the beat of the tango... read more »
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One of the top 10 natural wonders of the World, the Iguacu Falls are simply a must-see, never-forgotten experience for anyone going to Brazil and Argentina... read more »
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Salta is the most colonial city in Argentina yet still retains much Inca and Pre-Colombian influence. Discover how to start your voyage around the incredible north west, with Salta as your base... read more »
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Destination: Easter Island
Trip type: Cultural
Easter Island, in the South Pacific, is famous for its enigmatic statues. Few people know about its beaches, scuba diving, charming homestays and slow-paced capital not much bigger than a village... read more »
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Writing a travel blog or needing to keep in touch whilst on the move? Check out this guide to where's hot for wifi... read more »
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Destination: Belem, Manaus, Amazon River
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Dolphins, storms, caimans, hammocks, knife-throwing: it may still be a tourist backwater, but there's nothing boring about journeys in the Brazilian Amazon... read more »
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Even with only a short time to spend in Chile's capital Santiago, you can get a great impression of the lively city. Here's a walking tour of my favourite parts to help you cram in as much as possible... read more »
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Destination: Uyuni, Colchani
It's not just the high altitude that will take your breath away at Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia. The world's largest salt flats make for a truly unearthly road trip ... read more »
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Destination: Argentina, Patagonia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Patagonia, in Argentina's remote south, has desolate spaces and wicked mountain spires - and, topping the bill, the chance to take an enthralling trek across the top of Glacier Perito Moreno ... read more »
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The sleepy riverside town of Gualeguaychu, north of Buenos Aires, bursts into life every weekend from January to March – the second-largest Carnival in Latin America, after Rio de Janeiro's... read more »
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Destination: Buenos Aires
Your pound will go a long way in Buenos Aires - which means you get to live the high life in one of South America's hottest cities... read more »
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Destination: Buenos Aires
Trip type: Cultural
You can't visit Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital city, without being seduced by a tango or two along the way... read more »
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Destination: Sao Paulo
Trip type: Cultural
Some people just use Sao Paulo as the entry point to Brazil - but it offers fabulous restaurants, shopping paradise and bags of history, all wrapped up in a fascinating mix of cultures... read more »
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