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Where to Visit in Argentina - Best Places to Go

Here I offer some advice about where to visit in Argentina.  Every tourist has different preferences, but what are the best places to visit in Argentina? What are the best tourist attractions?  And where should you visit in Argentina considering the seasons there?

Golf Vacations

What are the best countries to visit in South America for golfing vacations? Where are the best golf courses? What region should one select for a golf holiday? Here’s some suggestions…

Best Beaches & Islands To Get Away From It All

Following on from recent my recent post about the best beach party destinations, here’s some travel advice about the exact opposite type of beaches. What are the best beach destinations in Latin America to get away from it all, and feel very special at the same time? These amazingly beautiful beaches are almost completely empty […]

10 Best Beaches for People Watching & Partying

Reading your book with your sunglasses on, or are you really scoping/admiring the people frolicking in the sea in front of you? I suspect we’ve all done this at some stage. So where are the best beaches in South America for people watching? Where do all the trendy, beautiful Latin locals spend there beach holidays?  […]

Brazil’s Best Beaches

So where are the best beaches in Brazil?  The Brazilians love to argue about it. Having spent over a month exploring Brazil’s coast last year, here’s my opinion.

Romantic Destinations - Best Places to Honeymoon

Here’s a selection of personal recommendations for the best places to honeymoon in Latin / South America.  I suggest various romantic islands and regions with wonderful, peaceful beaches, in addition to the top romantic cities and the best outdoor activity destinations in the region.  In this article I’ll focus on the best places to honeymoon, […]

Prison Islands & Prison Tours

It’s always a pretty raw, fascinating experience to witness places were people have been or are locked up in prison. I guess I’m getting into the promotion of “dark tourism” here, but there really are some amazing prison tours that can be taken in Central and South America - and a lot of travellers really […]

5 Best Latin American Road Trips

Everyone will have their own opinions about the best places for a road trip in Latin America.  Here’s some personal suggestions of mine, and some tips about organizing it all. Plus some suggestions of places you definately don’t want to take a road trip, advice on fiding the best car hire deals, and tips if […]

Latin America & the Best in Travel 2009

Where are the trendiest, coolest, most up-and-coming travel destinations in Latin America for the year 2009?  Every year, Lonely Planet produces a book (which used to be called the Lonely Planet Bluelist - now it’s called the Best in Travel) offering advice on the top cutting edge travel experiences and destinations for the forthcoming year.  […]

Best Surfing Destinations

This is a guide to the best surfing destinations in Central and South America, covering Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil and Chile.