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South America

The continent of South America is a hugely popular destination for tourists. The legendary ruins of Machu Picchu, the mighty Amazon jungle and the amazing wildlife of the Galapagos islands make South America a fascinating continent to visit. Our tours focus on Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia, with our group tours covering highlights like the Salar de Uyuni salt flats, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, the Inca Trail, the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands.

Exploring the city of Cuzco, Peru

The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco has a long and tumultuous history. From the Killke culture that inhabited the area 900 years ago to the bustling modern-day metropolis, Cuzco has plenty to see and do. From culture to adventure … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Time of Rio

At a time when we’re reviewing the year that has passed and looking forward to a year that’s about to begin, there really is no better time to be inspired to get out there more and see amazing new places … Continue reading

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How to say ‘Thank You’ in five languages

It’s probably the easiest phrase to learn in any language, and one of the most important too. Learning an entire language before you go to a country is not always feasible, but it’s worthwhile trying to learn a few of … Continue reading

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12 top travel destinations to see in 2013 – Part 1

As 2012 winds to a close we take a look at our pick of places to visit in 2013. Where do you think 2013 will take you? 1. Southern Africa An enormous region with a diversity that’s hard to match, … Continue reading

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Inti Raymi – Festival of the Sun

Steeped in rich history stretching back many thousands of years, Peru has a wealth of treasures to discover – including the remarkable festival of Inti Raymi. Read on for details about Inti Raymi, Festival of the Sun. Inti Raymi dates … Continue reading

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Revelry at the Rio Carnival

Once a year, the streets of Rio de Janeiro erupt in colour and sound for the Rio Carnival – one of the world’s most famous parties. Read all about it right here and find out what you’re missing. As far … Continue reading

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Top 10 facts about the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon is synonymous with Central and South America – it’s the largest of the rainforests, supporting a huge number of plants and animals and hugely important to our own survival. Taking up most of the Amazon Basin, the Amazon … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Our Top 10 World Wonders

When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Peru, Empire of Hidden Treasures

With what is likely to be one of the world’s most dramatic and easily recognisable ancient ruins in the form of Machu Picchu, Peru is surely a top contender on the bucket lists of travellers across the world. This is … Continue reading

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World Wonders – Iguazú Falls

Straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazú River tumbles down the Paraná Plateau, forming some 275 waterfalls in the process. The name, Iguazú, literally means “big water” and this place certainly lives up to the name. Even the … Continue reading

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