South America Articles
The Galapagos Islands are a bucket-list destination for many who want to get up close and personal with friendly wildlife. Find out when to go, what tours to take and more.
Among travelers and historians, Machu Picchu is one of the most popular sites in the world. See our tips on where to stay, what to do, how to get there and more, when visiting these Inca ruins.
Feed your inner adrenaline junkie in the highlands or get a taste of the finer things in Gramado. There’s a little something surprising for everyone in Rio Grande do Sul.
The capital of Brazil’s southern state, Rio Grande do Sul, is decidedly, and proudly more European, holding fast to the traditions of Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and German descendants.
Sip on a cafe con leche, read the newspaper or enjoy people watching at one of the best cafes in Buenos Aires. Get the scoop about this famed capital's unique cafe culture.
Shop 'til you drop! See our recommendations for some of the best markets in Buenos Aires, including what you should know and what you should buy.
You don't want to miss traveling to these hot destinations. Plan ahead and see our recommendations for places to go and things to see each month.
Mykel and Ruth Hawke, the reigning king and queen of survival, are facing their biggest challenge yet -- the only problem is they have no way to prepare.
Where do our gemsones come from? We asked geologist and host of Gem Hunt, Bernie Gaboury, to give us a rundown of some of the world’s biggest producers of shiny, sparkly, eye-catching stones.
From jetting over turquoise water in Spain to digging your own hot tub in New Zealand, here are the world’s sweetest water activities that take beach days to the next level.
The days are getting shorter, but don’t let September pass by without a vacation. Kick off fall with leaf-peeping in New England or make time for trekking the Inca Trail in Peru.
Don’t be fooled by the beautiful beaches, friendly people and fun parties. Rio de Janeiro has a reputation for being unsafe for unsuspecting tourists. Stay safe with our helpful tips.
Before the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, find out how to score the best apartment in Rio. Get expert advice on how to pick the perfect place to stay.
Get an adrenaline rush! See which places we recommend extreme adventure junkies go for an amazing whitewater-rafting adventure.