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El Hotel Patio Andaluz in San Francisco de Quito gives travelers the chance to go back a few centuries by walking along beautiful, narrow streets to experience the colonial history of the town. This elegant 4-star boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the Old Historic Center of Quito — a place that will not leave […]

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Have you ever dreamed of taking in a tango show in Buenos Aires? Or perhaps you want to experience the power and energy of the world famous Iguazu Falls? SouthAmerica.travel has a very special offer for loyal followers of our blog, courtesy of the LOI Suites family of hotels. Travelers who book 4 nights will receive […]

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Salvador da Bahia in the northeast of Brazil is often left out by tourists, as they usually start in Rio and head either south towards Foz do Iguassu and the world famous waterfalls, or northwest to the mighty Amazon Rainforest. Salvador is not to be overlooked, however. As the third most populous city in the country […]

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4 Star Chile – Gran Hotel Gervasoni in Valparaiso

December 30, 2014
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The Gran Hotel Gervasoni offers travelers the opportunity to explore Valparaiso in an intimate fashion. This 4-star boutique hotel features a prime location in the historic district known as Cerro Concepcion — the famous hillside dotted with colorful dwellings that overlooks the bay. The neighborhood was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Many shops […]

South America’s Melting Pot – São Paulo, Brazil

December 23, 2014
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São Paulo, Brazil is a metropolis of more than 12 million people. Upon first glance, the city does not have many touristic attractions, which is partly true. It doesn’t show off with beautiful nature, nor with many famous sights to see. However, if you are interested in diving into the diverse sceneries it offers and exploring a […]

SouthAmerica.travel at New York Times Travel Show in January

December 17, 2014
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  Editor’s note — with the show just a couple days away, we still have tickets to give away! Click here to register for the show. The first 100 people receive a complimentary 1-day ticket and everyone after the first 100 can purchase a discounted ticket using the promo code SouthAm The 12th annual New […]

UNESCO Awards Intangible Cultural Heritage Designations Throughout South America

December 9, 2014
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UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), the intellectual arm of the United Nations, recently awarded four Intangible Cultural Heritage designations throughout South America. The countries of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Peru are the respective award recipients for traditional festivals and activities that feature local music, dance, craft-making and more. As UNESCO explains: “Intangible Cultural Heritage thrives […]

5 Star Argentina – Casa Real in Salta

December 3, 2014
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“Salta la Linda” (Salta the Beautiful) is both a city and province in the Northwestern region of Argentina. Located along the Tropic of Capricorn, the town enjoys a subtropical highland climate. This means warm, dry weather and a lot of blue sky. With over half a million inhabitants, Salta enjoys its position as the largest […]

South America Travel Planning Guide

November 26, 2014
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South America is a BIG continent! As travel consultants, we know that proper planning is essential to creating an enjoyable trip. If you plan to travel to South America in the next couple years, this guide can help you make sure that every box is checked for a safe, fun and successful adventure. Items covered below include: […]

4 Star Peru – Hotel Majoro in Nazca

November 20, 2014
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The Hotel Majoro in Nazca, Peru provides ideal accommodations for those seeking to view the famous Nazca Lines. The property has a fascinating history that goes back over 400 years and includes a conversion from a villa to a convent and back into a hotel. With 62 rooms on 60 beautifully manicured acres, this Hacienda Boutique […]

Traveler Tales: Joe and Louise in Chilean Patagonia

November 12, 2014
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“We would both recommend Patagonia as a destination. There are so many amazing landscapes, and we found the Chileans to be friendly and helpful.” — Louise B. Recently, Joe H. and Louise B. returned from their trip to Chile and Patagonia. They were nice enough to share their experience with Tye, their travel consultant, who put together a […]

Special Offer for Galapagos Safari Camp in November, December

November 5, 2014
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“When was the last time you saw something for the first time?” This is the famous phrase of Galapagos Safari Camp, a popular and exclusive eco-luxury destination in the Pacific Ocean chain known as the Enchanted Islands. This is where some of nature’s best kept secrets roam the land and surrounding waters, over 1,400 kilometers […]

Patagonia Cruises 30% Off – 3 Nights from Punta Arenas or Ushuaia

November 3, 2014
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Have you been dreaming of a trip to Patagonia recently? Or perhaps this exotic location, positioned on the Southern Cone of South America, has been on your list for a long time, but also just out of your price range. Now is the time for travel enthusiasts to save on 23 Patagonian departures between now […]

Selected Antarctica Cruises 35% Off via “Walk-on Rate” Special

October 27, 2014
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Considering a trip to Antarctica, South Georgia or the Falkland Islands? Now is your chance to book these remote and pristine locations, and save some money too! We have a select number of sailings on offer for up to 35% off. But don’t wait too long, as the first departures shove off the 6th of November. Deal #1 […]

5 Star Brazil – Pousada Casas Brancas in Búzios

October 17, 2014
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What does ‘5 Star’ luxury look like on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro? Look no further than the Pousada Casas Brancas in beautiful Búzios, Brazil. This elegant little boutique hotel sits on a hill overlooking the picturesque bay. Defined by its gleaming white exterior and charming Mediterranean style architecture, the “white houses” combine a relaxed atmosphere […]