Brazil is a beautiful country offering an invitation to travel that immediately transports you to festivals and wild tropical landscapes. We all know about the Amazon or Rio de Janeiro, its mountains covered with tropical jungle dominated by the famous Corcovado and its famous carnival rich in colours moving with the sound of samba. An…
FIFA World Cup, the largest football event competition, started in Brazil. But besides the major sporting activities, the country is also a top tourist destination known for zest for life and astonishing natural beauty. You don’t need to wait for another world cup competition for you to travel to this largest city in South America….
It was 1532 when Fransisco Pizarro led his Spanish army into Peru and laid siege to the Inca civilization and since then Peru has held a fascination for visitors because of its diverse environment, vibrant culture and stunning landscapes. When you set off on a journey through Peru, you plunge into an authentic, unique and…
If you’ve been following our blog for a while you’ll know we’re all huge fans of under-the-radar travel, we love it so much in fact you’ve probably noticed we’ve made our niche out! So to celebrate all things off-the-beaten path we’ve teamed up with Audley Travel who are offering a chance to win an incredible…
This is my journey across the Chilean Atacama to discover the wonder in this alien world. The landscapes here are so alien that this area is used by scientists and Hollywood as locations for the planet Mars. From beautiful Altiplano lakes, scorched salt flats….
One of the the world’s most beautiful countries in South America often falls under the radar but it’s a land steeped in an intriguing history and culture, sprawling enigmatic landscapes and vibrant cities. Here’s 12 reasons…..
Colombia for so long was the international troubled kid who no-one wanted to play with, in the last couple of decades it has performed a startling turnaround, from drug and murder capital of the planet to a welcoming and traveller friendly new-world economy….
Chile is a long, narrow sliver of land filled located right at the edge of the South American continent. Unlike some other countries in South America, it’s relatively affluent and non-corrupt, and bar a couple of blips, boasts a long tradition of political stability. Travelling here….
At the end of last year we were lucky enough to be invited to explore Ecuador with Metropoliatan Touring South America, starting in their vibrant capital Quito and ending in a three day cruise in the incredible Galapagos Islands it really was a trip of lifetime. In the middle was a trip to the Mashpi Ecuador Lodge a beautifully designed luxury eco lodge…..
Few places strike excitement into the heart of the intrepid explorer like Peru does. It features heavily on nearly everyone’s bucket list and is consistently pigeon-holed into the category of holidays known elusively as ‘the trip of a lifetime!’ But what makes it so alluring….