The Pantanal and the Amazon offer opportunities to view many of Latin America’s most beautiful animals and the Pantanal is easily the best place to go looking for Jaguars....

South America has many world-leading luxury and boutique hotels and lodges. Many lodges offer a range of high quality experiences and excellent cuisine....

Ensuring everyone has a fantastic time and gets along on an intergenerational trip can take a lot of pre-planning and thought. Here are some tips to make your next family holiday unforgettable (in a good way)....

As the van ascended the steep road through picturesque villages perched on the side of one of the mountains overlooking the Sacred Valley in Peru I realised I had never reached this altitude before (except in a plane). I was about 3,500m above sea level,...

I’m one of the two owners of South America Travel Centre and I have been travelling to South America with my wife and two children for each of the last 5 years. I first visited in 1992. As a family we’ve visited parts of; Peru,...

One of the many highlights of South America is undoubtedly the magnificent Iguazu Falls. Situated on the border of Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in the world spanning a width of 2,700m across, consisting of 275 individual falls, and...

Machu Picchu is the most popular site visited in Peru and as soon as you capture your first glimpse of the vast citadel you can see why. Over the years with the growing popularity of Machu Picchu many options to get to the site have...

A hot air balloon ride in the Atacama Desert is a must. Sail over the Moon Valley admiring the pink sand, salt-rich Mountains and rugged cliffs. Our expert travel consultant Cinzia, recently visited the Atacama Desert in Chile and to her delight she was able...

I was welcomed to Chiloe Island with a spectacular sunrise whilst feasting on a hearty breakfast at my accommodation, the luxurious Tierra Chiloe Hotel. I knew this was going to be my kind of place....

I’ve been to impressive national parks – quite a few – and I am the first to admit that I had high expectations of Torres del Paine National Park. I’d seen countless photos, spoken to colleagues and clients who’d been there and raved about...