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South America is home to some of the worlds most incredibly breathtaking natural attractions: from the world's biggest rainforest and the largest river, to the highest mountain range outside of Asia, to remote islands with unique biodiversity, to icy landscapes at the edge of the world, to the world's tallest waterfall. The wonders of South America set the stage for unparalleled adventures. Read through the articles below for travel tips for Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
Balancing adventure with environmental consciousness might require a bit more effort from you, but it will make for spectacularly memorable encounters that leave a lasting positive impact. To help you plan your next green vacation, we’ve rated the BEST ecotourism experiences around the globe - why not add them to your bucket list?
Ecotourism isn’t important to the growing international tourism industry – it is critical.
Cholitas wrestlers are fighting against systematic discrimination in all its forms - classism, racism, sexism - in the rink and throughout daily life in Bolivia.
The remote ruins of Pumamarca remain a well kept secret compared to the famous neighboring ruins of Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu. Click here for the history behind the ruins & a hiking guide.
On the quest for the perfect empanada and determined to help out other empanada-loving vegans in Santiago, I set out on a week of vegan empanada tasting around the city.
As my last stop in Patagonia, I was thrilled to finally find affordable access to nature that totally exceeded my expectations. Check out these beautiful hikes in the Bariloche area that are 100% free and absolutely worthwhile.
Cabo Polonio is one of the increasingly scarce places where you can get completely lost in nature, with only the wind, ocean, and sand dunes to limit you.
Determined to uncover Uruguay’s slowly growing vegetarian/vegan food movement, I explored the capital city to discover Montevideo’s most delicious veggie burgers - eating 10 different veggie burgers in 10 days and gaining about 10 pounds (five kilos).
Since women should be celebrated every day of the year, here are some awesome things you can do to support women around the world, to help lift women out of difficult situations caused by gender bias, and to give them the credit they deserve.
Hidden below the canopy of the Atlantic Forest is a small waterfall known as Cachoeira da Solidão, which means Lonely Waterfall in English. Cachoeira da Solidão is beautiful and offers hikers the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of the forest while bathing in a natural freshwater pool below the fall.