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Absorb a different way of life with a short break to a far away city

Visit a fascinating, exotic, cosmopolitan city with a wide variety of attractions on offer. Based at your hotel, explore vibrant local cultures, music, theatre, dance and history in cities such as Rio de Janeiro and Salvador in Brazil, Havana in Cuba or Cusco in Peru.

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio is famed for its iconic sights and fabulous beaches, but also offers a historic centre and coastal forest hikes.

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Salvador da Bahia

The colourful streets of Salvador are the best place to experience Afro-Portuguese culture in Brazil.

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Havana

Cuba's colonial, US, revolutionary and socialist history converge in its iconic capital.

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Santiago de Chile

Santiago is situated at the foot of the Andes, with nearby wine tasting and hiking opportunities.

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Cusco

Cusco is a beautiful city shaped by a mix of Inca and Catholic beliefs. It is close to the Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu.

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Buenos Aires

Cosmopolitan Buenos Aires is famed for its wide avenues, upmarket barrios, old-time cafes and traditional tango halls.

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Mexico City

Mexico's capital is dynamic and cosmopolitan, with huge Aztec pyramids and hillside colonial towns nearby.

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San Jose

San Jose lies amidst the central mountains, dividing the country between its Pacific, Caribbean coasts and its lowlands.

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Antigua

Antigua has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and may be the most outstanding and best-preserved colonial city in…

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Beijing & Great Wall

Beijing is the cultural and historic heart of China, a mix of Imperial, Communist and modern day influences.

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Shanghai

Shanghai is China's economic powerhouse, but there are also historic districts and traces of European grandeur.

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Hong Kong & Macau

Hong Kong's views are legendary, but you'll find traditional life, tranquil islands and beautiful temples.

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7 Ways to experience Havana

Delve deeper for a more in-depth view on Havana, a city shaped by Spanish, African, US, Caribbean and Soviet influences.

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7 Ways to Experience Hong Kong

Discover how to best experience Hong Kong's bustling markets, atmospheric temples and exotic forested islands.

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7 Ways to Experience Salvador

Discover our favourite things to do in Salvador, taking an authentic journey to the cultural heart of this dynamic coastal ci…

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City Guide: Bogotá

Get the lowdown on Colombia's high altitude capital, with our handy Bogota city guide.

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7 ways to experience Cusco

Discover the best things to do in Cusco's and our favourite excursions to explore the region's Inca heritage and Andean cultu…

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City Guide: La Paz

Get the inside track on Bolivia's high altitude capital La Paz with our first-hand city guide.

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7 ways to experience Santiago

Get to know the history, culture and local life in the Chilean capital with our guide to the best ways to experience Santiago…

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7 ways to experience Buenos Aires

Explore the history, culture and local life of Buenos Aires with seven of our favourite ways to experience the Argentine capi…

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7 ways to experience Rio de Janeiro

Experience Rio de Janeiro in the unique Veloso Tours style with our guide to the best of the Marvellous City.

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