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The 12th annual New York Times Travel Show will take place January 23-25, 2015 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. SouthAmerica.travel is participating in the event once again after a brief hiatus, and will be positioned at booth 444. A full 40% of exhibitors are new this year, meaning attendees of last year’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Surfing South America: Where to Go for the Ultimate Waves

October 9, 2014
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Surfing is one of the most popular oceanic sports in the world. The continent of South America features thousands of miles of coastline with picturesque beaches that receive waves from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Add in the ideal climate that most of the continent enjoys for a majority of the year and all the ingredients are there for ideal surfing conditions. Join us […]

TrustPilot Reviews Offer Independent Analysis for Prospective South America Travelers

September 30, 2014
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If you’re reading this then chances are you’ve already spent some time researching a trip to South America. You’re likely well aware of the many online sources of information, reviews and tour planning tools available to the consumer. But while many travel enthusiasts are familiar with websites like Trip Advisor and Wikitravel, fewer have typically heard of the […]

Lord of Miracles Festival in Lima Each October

September 25, 2014
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The Lord of Miracles festival (Señor de los Milagros de Nazarenas) takes places each October in Lima, Peru, leaving the city awash in purple and drawing an audience from across the continent. The festival runs October 18-28 with the main event days being the 18th, 19th and 28th. Those are the days that large portions of […]

This Week Only Antarctica 50% Off in November and December

September 22, 2014
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Don’t be left out in the cold on this amazing Antarctica travel opportunity If you’ve been dreaming of a trip to the seventh continent of Antarctica, you might not find better pricing than this…EVER! From Monday, September 22nd through midnight on Friday, the 26th you can book an 11, 12, or 20 night Antarctica cruise […]

Early Season Antarctica: Where to Go and What to See

September 15, 2014
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The Antarctic summer runs October through March While Antarctica may not be a part of South America, we here at #SouthAmTrav love it all the same. And while the frozen continent may have once been a destination for the wealthy few who could afford it, today’s adventure seekers are finding it much more agreeable on the pocketbook. […]