South America

From the humid jungles of the north to the dry landscapes of the south, this continent has it all. Whether you’re interested in the great outdoors, dining on world-class food, or chillin’ out on a beautiful beach, you will find it in South America. Brush up on your Spanish and Portuguese, pack your hiking boots and get ready for a wild ride.

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Cafayate to Tilcara & The Salt Flats: Road Trip in Northwestern Argentina

“You’re taking that road?” Our guide on the Free Walking Tour in Salta exclaimed. “It’s often flooded and is a pretty crazy drive.” We had heard that the road from Cafayate to Cachi was bad from other bloggers, but having a local Argentinian tell us it was bad was another wake up call. We were ...
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Cafayate, Argentina: It’s All About the Wine

Awaking from a fantastic night’s sleep in a king-sized bed, I rolled over and reached for the iPhone. Checking my WhatsApp messages, I saw that there was a new one from Destino Argentina. The message read: “I received an email from the manager of El Esteco Vineyard. They will meet you at 11:30am at the winery for a visit ...
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Salta to Cafayate: How To Road Trip in Northwestern Argentina

Having your own wheels to explore is the ultimate in travel freedom, and the region around Salta is the best place to hit the road! We travelled for 8 days and 7 nights around the province of Salta and Jujuy in our little silver Chevy Classic, and have nothing but amazing things to say about this journey. ...
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Travelling Salta: A Culture-Rich Region of Argentina

When planning our travel route around Argentina, our eyes were continuously drawn to the northwestern province of Salta, which is bordered by Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay. With so many countries edging this province, we knew it would be an interesting, culture-rich region to visit. We arrived in Salta city late at night hungry and tired after our journey ...
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Making Sense Of Montevideo – Uruguay’s Cool Capital

When we planned our 5 month trip around South America, we had only really considered Colombia, Argentina and Chile as our destinations of choice. But when we found out that Uruguay was just a quick 2 hour ferry ride over from Buenos Aires, we jumped at the opportunity to spontaneously visit another country. We first ...

Crossing the River to Uruguay – A Trip From Buenos Aires to Colonia

The Río de la Plata separates the sprawling city of Buenos Aires in Argentina and the quaint city of Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. There are just 28 nautical miles between these two destinations, yet, they feel worlds apart. In the large and chaotic city of Buenos Aires, our taxi barreled down a 12 lane highway (yes, 12 ...