Where to visit in Peru
From iconic Inca ruins and sacred Lake Titicaca to a cosmopolitan capital and the wonders of the Amazon Rainforest, discover the best places to visit in Peru.
Into Bolivia's great white expanse
Read about our travels across Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni, where ancient Incas and British-built locomotives once trod.
Curious tales from the original Copacabana
Discover all about the curious customs from this small Bolivian town as we reflect on a recent visit to the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca.
Rio Urubu Flooded Forest
by Katja Schulz
When to visit the Amazon
Learn more about which factors could most determine when you time your visit to the Amazon Rainforest.
Best Places to Visit the Amazon
Discover the best parts of South America to visit the Amazon Rainforest in and what to combine your visit with.
7 ways to experience the Amazon Rainforest
Discover what to do in the Amazon Rainforest. Experience life in the jungle, spot exotic wildlife, meet local communities and much more.
Best places to attend Brazil's June Festivals
Discover some of the best places to experience Brazil's June Festivals on a memorable holiday to the cultural heart of this extraordinary country.
São João no Pelô
by Agecom Bahia
Brazil's June Festivals
Learn all about the rich traditions and spectacular celebrations of Brazil's June Festivals.
Cenote Ik Kil
by Vicente Villamón
How to experience Mexico's Festival of Life for yourself
Has BBC Two's Festival of Life programme inspired you to visit Mexico? If so, find out how you can experience the natural splendour of this country for yourself…
Where to see penguins in the wild
Want to see penguins in the wild? Well South America is home to the Humboldt, Magellanic, Rockhopper, Gentoo, King and Galapagos varieties - learn where to see …
Where to visit in Ecuador
Discover the best places to visit in Ecuador, from tropical rainforests and Andean cities to volcanic landscapes and the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands.
Isla Bartolome Galapagos
by doriana del sarto
Galapagos Islands - 7 frequently asked questions
Interested in visiting the Galapagos Islands and a looking for more information? Get the lowdown with answers to seven of the most frequently asked questions ab…
Darwin & the Galapagos Islands
Learn about Charles Darwin's famed visit to the archipelago and how his legacy continues to play an integral part in the Galapagos today.
When to visit the Galapagos Islands
There's always something special to see within the archipelago. Discover some of the natural highlights of the Galapagos, throughout the calendar year.
Visiting the Galapagos: what to expect
Some of the things you can expect when visiting the Galapagos and how to find the right boat for you.
Rio Carnival 2018 - Plan your visit
Discover everything you need to know about the Rio Carnival and how you can experience the world's biggest party yourself in 2018.
Costa Rica - Off the beaten track
Discover the best places in Costa Rica to immerse yourself in nature away from the crowds.
Latin America's ancient civilisations: Incas
Our series focusing on the ancient civilisations of Latin America continues with the vast Inca empire and the heritage they left behind.
Tikal in Guatemala
by Mario Bollini
Latin America's ancient civilisations: Mayans
In the first of the series, we delve into the past to discover the ancient civilisations of Latin America, starting with the mighty Mayans.
Canyon de Colca - Condor des Andes
by Martin St-Amant
Where to see Condors in South America
Wondering where to see condors? Find out five of the best places in South America to see the majestic birds soaring at close quarters and how to make it happen …
Alternative honeymoons: 10 of the best
We present some of our favourite places for alternative honeymoons or special anniversary celebrations in South and Central America.
by Visit Brasil
Where to visit in Brazil
Discover the most vibrant cities, the best beaches and the most impressive natural wonders in South America's biggest country, with our guide to where to visit …
Trekking in Sacred Valley - Mountain Lodges of Peru
Walks and Treks in the Sacred Valley
Our guide to the best day walks and longer treks in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Watching football at the Maracanã
As the Maracanã faces an uncertain future, we recall our visit during happier times to experience one of the world's most iconic football stadiums.
Colombia, the only risk is wanting to stay
by Luz Adriana Villa
Where to visit in Colombia
From high Andean peaks, to an idyllic Caribbean coast, discover where to go and what to do in Colombia, with our handy overview of this exotic and intoxicating …
Where to visit in Argentina
Discover the best places to visit in Argentina, a country of varied landscapes, abundant wildlife, rich culture and a stylish capital city.
by Dan JV
Where to visit in Chile
Get the run-down on the best places to visit in Chile with our expert guide to this fantastic country.
7 Ways to Experience Salvador
Discover our favourite things to do in Salvador, taking you on an authentic journey to the cultural heart of this dynamic coastal city.
Flamenco Americano, American Flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber
by Amado Demesa
Nature and Wildlife in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
Discover the natural side of this historic part of Mexico
Flamingos in Celestún Estuary
by Katja Schulz
7 Ways to Experience the Yucatán
It is famed worldwide for its Mayan ruins and glamorous beaches, but there's much more to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula than meets the eye. Get off the beaten trac…
Dates for Your Diary: What's happening in Latin America in 2017
Get ahead of the game with our handy rundown of what's happening in Latin America during this year.
Galapagos animals: what to see & where
From sea-going lizards to the dancing birds, get to know the extraordinary range of Galapagos animals and discover which made our 'Big 5'.
7 Ways to Experience Patagonia
Discover Patagonia's glaciers, wildlife and breathtaking landscapes with our seven step guide to this mythical region.
10 best train journeys in Latin America - Part II
Five more of our favourite train journeys from across Latin America.
10 best train journeys in Latin America
Travel from the end of the world to the edge of a canyon, as we share our favourite train journeys from across Latin America.
by Pedro Szekely
City Guide: Bogotá
Get the lowdown on Colombia's high altitude capital, with our handy Bogota city guide.
Christ on Corcovado mountain
Travelling with children in Latin America: why do it and where to go
Read our six compelling reasons as to why you should take your children travelling. Then discover the five best family-friendly countries in Latin America.
The beginner's guide to the Day of the Dead
November 2nd marks El Dia del los Muertos, known worldwide as the Day of the Dead, when Mexico remembers their loved relatives and celebrates their lives with e…
Family adventures in Peru
"A beautiful country with wonderful people" - read about the adventures of the Green family as they travelled through the heart of Peru with Veloso Tours.
City Guide: La Paz
Get the inside track on Bolivia's high altitude capital La Paz with our first-hand city guide.
Hotel de Sal, Salar de Uyuni
by Nico Kaiser
Epic adventures in the Land of Extremes
Nine record-breaking Latin American phenomenons to fire your imagination
7 ways to experience Santiago de Chile
Get to know the history, culture and local life in the Chilean capital with our guide to the best ways to experience Santiago.
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 capital.
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.
by Don Faulkner
10 Best Wildlife holidays in Latin America
Looking for your ideal wildlife holiday? Latin America is full of wonderful wildlife opportunities, discover ten of our favourite places to indulge your passion…
Lençóis Maranhenses - Lagoa Bonita
by Fred Schinke
Six places to combine with Rio de Janeiro
From magical landscapes to powerful waterfalls, six easy escapes to combine with Rio.
Red-eyed Leaf Frog
by Pavel Kirillov
Seven steps to the perfect Costa Rica experience
Discover Costa Rica's abundant wildlife, mysterious cloud forest and adventure opportunities with our seven step guide to this beautiful country.
Andean Flamingo, Salar de Chalviri, Bolivia
by Dimitry B
18 ways to deal with high altitude
18 tips to help you deal with the effects of altitude sickness on the Altiplano; where it occurs and how to not let it spoil your trip of a lifetime.
Is Colombia safe? Times have changed and tourists are coming
Colombia is an emerging travel destination that is opening its doors to visitors from across the globe, but as with any travel, caution should be exercised...
Getting closer to nature: my week in the Galapagos
A visually stunning and fascinating experience, by Kate Appleton, travelling with Veloso Tours.
A strong European influence makes you instantly feel comfortable in a familiar yet exotic country, with many beautiful places, gorgeous sandy beaches and char…
Venture into the Amazon
Explore the Amazon Rainforest aboard the Manatee River Cruise in Ecuador to experience a vast expanse of natural beauty and diverse wildlife.
Flights to Santiago Chile
The longest direct, non-stop flight operated by BA, starting from the 3rd January 2017, for 14 hours and 40 minutes.