Category: Tips & Advice

This picture does not do justice to Patagonia's beauty. Photo by Jakub Polomski

Patagonia Packing List: What to Pack for Patagonia

Getting ready for a trip to Patagonia? Be sure to read ‘what to pack for Patagonia’ before you go south!

Tango in Buenos Aires

Tech Geek’s Guide to Traveling in Argentina

Tips from how to use your cell phone while you’re away, to plugging in those essential appliances, find all the information you’ll need to be prepared for your stay in Argentina.

Atacama desert - Chile

Chile: An adventure through Atacama, the world’s driest desert

Adventurist and travel advisor, Kelly Hurst, explores the stunning scenery and natural wonders of the world’s driest desert in northern Chile.

Zip-lining Costa Rica, photo by David Traish

Top 3 Destinations for Zip-Lining in Costa Rica

Experience the hair-raising thrill of zip-lining through Costa Rica’s jungle.

Chilean Carmenere

Chile’s drinks: Vino tinto and terremoto

Chile is a wine superpower, the fifth largest exporter of wines in the world and the eighth largest producer. We try and test out different Chilean wines.

Typical Ecuador Chicha Bowl

Drinking canelazo and chicha in Ecuador

You will encounter two very popular drinks in Ecuador – canelazo and chicha. Visiting the high Andes, a warm drink such as these on a cold night hits the spot.

The Basilica del Voto Nacional in Quito is the largest neogothic basilica in the Americas. Day and night, the basilica’s spires are a distinctive feature of the Quito skyline.

Quito’s great historic center

Visitors to Quito will find a city that is modern, multifaceted, and energetic, but the city’s role in the history of South America is simply fascinating.

Silvana enjoying Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

A dream vacation to Torres del Paine National Park

The endless landscapes of Patagonia, from glaciers to volcanoes, make Chile’s southern tip a must-see during your Chile vacation.

Cerro Calvario, Copacabana

Holy Week in Latin America: Celebrating Semana Santa

Semana Santa is a huge source of domestic tourism in South America and governments grant feriados largos (extended holidays) for this long weekend.