Marco Allsop

A journey in the Amazon: piranhas, dolphins and hammocks

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 the guide

Santiago in a day

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 the guide

Salkantay: the alternative Inca Trail

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 the guide