best closed-door restaurants & bars in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires

If you are looking for an authentic local Argentine experience, consider visiting some of the most exclusive closed-door restaurants and speakeasy bars in Buenos Aires.  Read about the 6 Best Closed-Door Restaurants & Bars in Buenos Aires from our Buenos Aires insider Aleli Gapero. Buenos Aires is the sophisticated capital of Argentina and a gateway for it’s spectacular natural wonders. […]

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things to see in cartagena colombia

Read the Top 5 Things to See in Cartagena Colombia from our Colombia insider Jennifer Salinas. Cartagena is located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.  It is a friendly and lively city with a beautiful historic downtown area. The laid back feel is similar to other Caribbean towns but the unique walled city offers many fascinating tourist […]

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most popular south american drinks

While on your next trip to South America, relax after a long day of sightseeing at the local watering hole and try some of South America’s famous cocktails! As diverse as the continent’s landscape itself, the drinks you are able to find in each country and region are unique unto themselves and, if you’re anything […]

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Best Things To Do in Cuenca Ecuador

April 22, 2015
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Read about the Best Things to Do in Cuenca Ecuador by our Ecuador travel expert, Tye Rogerson.   Some travel destinations only have one or two things going for them – Somehow, Cuenca has it all. You will find it nestled in the south of Ecuador, a thousand feet lower in elevation than Quito, and boasting pleasant […]

7 Places You Must Visit in Argentina

April 16, 2015
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The 7 Places You Must Visit in Argentina Coming up with only “7 Places You Must Visit in Argentina” is not a simple task because Argentina is an incredible country that has something for every traveler.  From the busy city of Buenos Aires to the jagged mountains of Patagonia, Argentina has it all.  Argentina offers both luxury travel and adventure. Below are […]

Reasons to Fly to Antarctica & Skip the Drake Passage

April 15, 2015
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  Fly to Antarctica and Skip the Drake Passage If you’re planning a trip to Antarctica, you are probably wondering what is the best way to travel to there?  Nowadays you have two options.  One is to travel by boat through the infamous Drake passage and the other is to fly directly to the Antarctica Peninsula. If […]

St. Patrick’s Day in Buenos Aires is a Hidden Pot of Gold

March 9, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina is recognized as an important South American city for many reasons. This is the home of beautiful dancing such as the Tango. This is the place where world-class wine and beef are served to perfection daily. There may be nowhere on earth where the people are more passionate about the game of soccer, and […]

SouthAmerica.travel Moves to New Seattle Office Location

March 1, 2015
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SouthAmerica.travel relocates to the Central Business District in beautiful Seattle, Washington We’ve moved! SouthAmerica.travel 1904 3rd Ave, Suite 930 Seattle, WA 98101 Click here for directions (We validate parking!) To the left is the Securities Building, located along 3rd Avenue in downtown Seattle, WA. This is the stellar new home for the company headquarters of SouthAmerica.travel. For those […]

Terry and Sue Explore the Southern Cone of South America

February 23, 2015
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SouthAmerica.travel clients Terry & Sue recently explored the Southern Cone of South America on a trip that included a Patagonia cruise and time spent in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Please enjoy the daily accounts of their adventures, as chronicled by Sue, who also took many lovely pictures. A huge thanks to Sue from her Travel […]

Luxury Savings at Belmond Copacabana, Das Cataratas Hotels

February 17, 2015
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One of the advantages of SouthAmerica.travel being well-connected throughout South America includes the opportunity to bring our customers savings at some of the most luxurious hotels on the continent. Thanks to our special relationship with the Belmond family of hotels, we are able to offer 5-star accommodations without the 5-star price tag. Read on to learn more about […]

South America is the Happiest Place on Earth

February 10, 2015
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Paraguay leads the world for the third consecutive year atop the Gallup Positive Experience Index, proving that South America is the Happiest Place on Earth! Move over, Disneyland, because South America may just be a happier place than even the Magical Kingdom itself! Once again, eight of the top 10 happiest nations in the world are […]

Travel Consultant Jennifer Explores Beautiful Bolivia

February 3, 2015
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I was lucky in my recent travels to explore Bolivia. Although not the most popular country to visit in South America, it is definitely one to add to your list. Bolivia is very diverse, from salt flats, deserts & lakes to lush jungles and cities with high elevations. This multi-ethnic country contains a wide variety of […]

4 Star Ecuador – Patio Andaluz in Colonial Quito

January 25, 2015
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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 […]

Save on Tango and Waterfalls Tours in Argentina

January 19, 2015
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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 […]

Salvador da Bahia – Brazil’s Origin

January 10, 2015
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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 […]