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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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Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet... 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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4
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Destination: Manaus, Amazon River
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Brazil's Manaus is the perfect place to begin your trip into the jungle. Once there, grab your camera, don your raincoat and bear witness to the array of ecological delights in the Amazon Rainforest... read more »
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Squeezed in-between Brazil and Argentina, the tiny nation of Uruguay is often overlooked. However, with some architectural delights, good food and fantastic beaches, it really is worth a visit... read more »
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Destination: Patagonia
Trip type: Activity
Explore the bizarre landscapes of Chilean Patagonia while staying at an opulent lodge at the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park ... read more »
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4
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Destination: La Paz
Potions and ponchos, bowler hats and beer, entertaining festivals and a stunning natural setting - all part of the heady mix that makes Bolivia's capital of La Paz such a fascinating destination... read more »
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Destination: Parana, Curitiba, Morretes
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
For most of us, commuting by train is unpleasant. Not in the Brazilian state of Parana: the three-hour trip from Curitiba to Morretes just happens to snake through the breathtaking Atlantic rainforest... read more »
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4
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Today’s cruise ships can provide a perfect family holiday, where every day is different and everyone can do just what they want... read more »
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4
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Destination: Panama, Colombia
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
If the backpacker trail is getting too crowded, leave the land behind. For the same price as a flight you can sail from Panama to Columbia, visiting the achingly beautiful San Blas islands. Here's how... read more »
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3.5
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Destination: Cusco
Booking the Inca Trail through a UK operator is not the only way. Use a local company in Peru and you can save money – and the trail's future. Here, I explode the myths and tell you how to do it... read more »
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Every holiday has the potential for romance but perhaps your flirting skills are a little rusty, or need some fine-tuning? Professional flirt coach, Peta Heskell, offers advice... read more »
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