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10 things to do in Santiago Chile

Santiago's greatest asset is its ideal location, with ski slopes to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west and wineries in every direction. Here...
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On the way to the Galapagos Islands – 48 hours in Quito

The hilly city of San Francisco del Quito is a World Heritage gem. San Francisco del Quito (or Quito) was the first city to be...
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Things to do in Peru

Over 100 years since American explorer Hiram Bingham unearthed the lost city of Machu Picchu in 1911, the mysteries of the Inca Empire continue...
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Tango Argentina

The crowd cheers and flicks coins into a hat, as the tango dancers twirl around a public square in San Telmo. I can’t take...
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10 things to do in Ushuaia Argentina

Heading to Argentina? Incredible views, wildlife tours, skiing, hiking and maritime history are some of the things to enjoy in the world’s southernmost city....
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Visiting Argentina without Ian Thorpe

Hugo (pronounced Oo-go), our guide and driver in Argentina, lets out an expletive and hits the steering wheel with his hand. "I don't "****ing"...
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48 hours in Lima

Lima was once considered just a jumping off point for Peru’s major attractions: Machu Picchu and the Amazon. Now it’s seducing the world’s cognoscenti...
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When is a chicken breast not a chicken breast?

When is a chicken breast not a chicken breast? When it’s a Bolivian one (or two). I didn’t intend to invite a Bolivian to my...
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Buenos Aires Argentina

In Recoleta they die as they had often lived, beyond their means. The most prestigious suburb in Buenos Aires, Recoleta, has its own exclusive necropolis...
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Gauchos in Argentina

Mounted on a beautiful Palomino mare, Oscar cuts a fine figure in his bolero hat, red neck-scarf, baggy bombachos trousers, brown leather boots and...


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10 things to do on the sunshine coast

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast stretches from Caloundra to Cooloola. The region to the north of Brisbane is one of Queensland’s top holiday destinations. Think sun-drenched...