Category: South America

Make World Chocolate Day meaningful

Make World Chocolate Day meaningful

Universally popular, World Chocolate Day is on July 7, and what better reason to explore the countries of cacao bean origin, and whilst there, make a difference.
15 adrenaline-pumping extreme sports vacations in Ecuador

15 adrenaline-pumping extreme sports vacations in Ecuador

Thrill-seekers love Ecuador – and who can blame them? With its active volcanoes, dense jungles, and the famed Galapagos Islands, you’re never short of breathtaking activities here.
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Travel ideas for the Global Day of Parents 2022

The purpose of Global Parents Day is to recognise the vital role played by both mothers and fathers in caring for and teaching their children.
10 of the most breathtakingly scenic places in South America

10 of the most breathtakingly scenic places in South America

Wherever you go in the world, there are breathtaking sites to see. In terms of beauty, the continent of South America is second to none.
20 inimitable Galapagos Islands wildlife species and experiences

20 inimitable Galapagos Islands wildlife species and experiences

With Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands province now reaching a vaccination rate that’s above 87%, the country has now re-opened to international travel.
5 Ecuadorian yoga retreats and wellness centers offering you inner peace and serenity

5 Ecuadorian yoga retreats and wellness centers offering you inner peace and serenity

It’s been a long year; hell, it’s been an agonizingly long two years! At this point, most of us are feeling stressed out as we try to adjust to the ever-changing “new normal.” To fully relax, make time for yourself, and let go of your everyday worries, a luxury yoga and/or wellness tour may well
6 stargazing destinations to complete your South American getaway

6 stargazing destinations to complete your South American getaway

Thanks to its astonishing array of remote landscapes untouched by humankind, South America serves up some seriously surreal stargazing. As dusk settles on this southern continent, prepare to be greeted by a breathtaking blanket of stars peeking through the inky night sky. Owing to minimal light pollution in many areas and the all-round natural beauty
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Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
8 must-try South American national dishes

8 must-try South American national dishes

Home to almost half-a-billion people, Latin America is a vast continent covering more or less the entire range of climates existent on Earth — from the deserts of Peru to the rainforests of Brazil, from the Andean paramo to the frosty peaks of Patagonia. Like its diverse geography, the peoples and cultures of the region
The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Historic Centre of Rome is the most Instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Site, a new study has found. The study, conducted by creative resources expert Design Bundles, selected the 145 most popular World Heritage Sites, and analysed how many times each place has been tagged in Instagram posts. Rome, whose World Heritage Site also includes
Silver Nova's 71-day Grand Voyage of Central and South America

Silver Nova's 71-day Grand Voyage of Central and South America

Silversea Cruises® has launched its all-new 71-day Grand Voyage to Central and South America aboard Silversea’s latest ship Silver NovaSM. Setting sail on January 4, 2024, Silversea’s guests will journey deep into 38 destinations in 18 countries, travelling in the luxury cruise line’s trademark level of service aboard the soon-to-be-launched Silver Nova. For the first
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from
5 of South America’s headiest wine tours

5 of South America’s headiest wine tours

Soon, travel will resume at full pace to South America, where you can always discover a certain “magic in the wind, a stirring in the air, and an enthralling glass of wine in your hand.” For experiences such as those, you’ll find that South American wine tours are superb – whether you’re an experienced wine
New opening: Rosewood São Paulo

New opening: Rosewood São Paulo

Rosewood São Paulo opens its doors today, heralding Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® entrance into South America. Located in the heart of the city, Rosewood São Paulo is a metropolitan oasis set within the historical enclave of Cidade Matarazzo, a complex of elegantly preserved buildings from the early 20th century that have been transformed into a
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Doing good in 2022

Happy New Year! If 2021 was the year when travel got back on its feet, here’s to 2022 being the year that travel runs again. My encouragement to you is to remember the ‘forgotten victims’ of COVID – those communities dependent on tourism who have lost their livelihoods and become unable to provide for their
7 South American countries now open to travel

7 South American countries now open to travel

Though underreported, the declining COVID case rates in Latin America are a small fraction of those currently experienced in Great Britain, the European Union and the US. What this means is that several of these southern nations have reopened for international tourism in a big way. Foreign travelers are now welcome to experience adventure in