South America Travel Guides

South America Travel Guides

The following travel guides cover all of the countries within South America from Argentina to Venezuela.

Argentina Travel Guide

Boasting a population of over 45 million people, Argentina is not only the second most populous country in South America but also the most populous Spanish-speaking nation worldwide. It shares borders with Bolivia and Paraguay to the west, Brazil to the southwest, Chile to the southeast, and Uruguay to the east, with the South Atlantic Ocean stretching along its eastern coast.

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Aruba Travel Guide

Aruba is small but boasts plenty of fun and exciting activities. It is located in the south-east part of Willemstad (the capital city of Netherlands Antilles) and is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the south, by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and south-west and the Gulf of Mexico to the east. It is situated in a horseshoe shape, owing to its angled coastline. The island is surrounded by waters that are a mix of salty (Sour) and freshwater (ohydritic). Due to its unusual position, Aruba experiences high winds, large waves and sometimes heavy rain.

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Bolivia Travel Guide

Bolivia Travel Guide is a compilation of travelogues by David Lebovitz that will help you get the full experience of Bolivia. Bolivia is a South American country in the central region of South America, lying between Uruguay and Argentina. At over 3,500 meters, its capital, La Paz, lies on the Andes foothills with snow-caped Mt. Illimani in the backdrop. Its location makes it an ideal destination for expeditions to Latin America.

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Brazil Travel Guide

When you think about all the wonderful places to see in such a large country as Brazil, you quickly realize that you probably will not be able to cover it in just one outing... let alone in just one travel itinerary. For those who have traveled to Brazil before, they know how diverse the culture and landscape are. And for those who are new to Brazil, they understand that there are so many things to see and do that planning your trip can seem overwhelming. But if you are traveling to Brazil or looking forward to a Brazil holiday, read on and embrace the "no need to get it done at once" philosophy!

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Chile Travel Guide

Want to find a unique South American travel destination? Look no further than Chile. Rich in cultural diversity and spectacular landscapes, this beautiful South American nation offers an unforgettable travel experience. Rich in history (revisited by the Spanish invasion in the 15th century), Chile is a mountainous, landlocked country that stretches along the west edge of South America. Santiago, its largest city, lies in a narrow valley surrounded by high-mountain ranges and the majestic Andes mountain range.

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Colombia Travel Guide

Colombia is emerging as one of the top travel destinations in South America. From here, you will travel through Venezuela, Bolivar, and go through Guyana to reach Cartagena, your next stop on your journey to Colombia. Colombia is a diverse country in terms of geography, culture, and people. You can choose from a wide range of activities and destinations as you make your way through this Latin American country. The country is also famous for its spectacular scenery, which is why hundreds of thousands of travelers visit every year.

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Ecuador Travel Guide

Ecuador is a beautiful country straddling South America's west coast, on the south-eastern side of the Pacific Ocean. Its varied landscape includes beautiful Amazon forest, lush grassland, mountains and mineral-rich Galapagos Island. On the Andean lowlands at an elevation of around 2,085m, Quito, is well known for its mainly restored Spanish colonial center, including colorful, ornate, 16th-century palaces and other religious buildings. In the mountains at elevations above 2,500m, you can spot picturesque terraced houses with water-carved stone roofs and spectacular mountain scenery.

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The Falkland Islands Travel Guide

The Falkland Islands (Malvinas) is an arctic South Atlantic island cluster. With rugged coastline and snow-capped mountains, its thousands of small islands and isles are home to abundant birdlife and beautiful sheep farms. The largest island, Stanley, lies on East Falkland, with the town of its Falkland Islands Museum situated on its western coast. The museum has dedicated artistic enclaves devoted to marine life, maritime history, the Second World War and many other topics.

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The Galapagos Islands Travel Guide

If you are planning for a Galapagos trip you will need a Galapagos Islands Travel Guide in order to make the most of your trip. There are many things that you can do on the islands such as bird watching, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, wind surfing, hiking, horseback riding, or fishing. The Galapagos Islands also provides spectacular scenery that is unique in the world. There are also activities that you can do year round such as living by the sea, visiting volcanic scenery, hiking along the shoreline, sightseeing, bird watching, or taking a cruise ship to the islands.

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Guyana Travel Guide

Guyana Travel Guide is the ultimate travel destination if you are looking to experience an exotic tropical country. Situated in the eastern corner of the nation, Guyana borders with Brazil, Suriname, Peru, and Venezuela. It shares borders with three other indigenous Latin American countries Argentina, Uruguay and Venezuela. Guyana's coastal areas boast some of the finest beaches in the Western Hemisphere. Diverse and amazing wildlife abounds in Guyana.

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Paraguay Travel Guide

Paraguay Travel Guide will take you to an exotic country with a lot to offer. There are plenty of interesting sites to see in this South American nation. From ancient cities to lush national parks and forests, from large cities to small fishing villages, from beautiful beaches to dramatic mountain scenery, this country has it all.

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Peru Travel Guide

Peru is easily one of the world's most popular countries to visit. Many travelers spend months traveling throughout Peru. Visitors often flock to Peru to see Machu Picchu and hike the Inca Trail. Even more fascinating visitors devour their way around the beautiful, culinary land of Lima. No matter what your holiday type may be, there is a Peru travel guide that will have it covered.

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Suriname Travel Guide

Suriname travel guide books are easy to find. The large print publications and glossy magazines will offer you a rich selection of tips, tricks and advice. Some information is genuine, some well-chosen embellishments, and some completely made up to give you all the hype about a certain place. It can be a little tricky to sift through the sea of information to get the real gems, so I have done my best to put together a few areas where you will find helpful and informative articles. This article talks about my favorite Suriname travel destination.

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Trinidad and Tobago Travel Guide

Trinidad and Tobago are two-island Caribbean country south of Venezuela, with many distinctive Creole cuisines and traditions. Trinidad is the most populated of the islands. The capital, Port of Spain, features a festive carnival with colourful calypso music and street brawls. Several bird species also exist in the wilds of Tobago, including the Asa Wright bird species. The smaller island of Tobago shelters the more lush Asa Wright forest reserve, which shelter birds from predators. Various endangered species also exist in the island's forests and beaches.

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Uruguay Travel Guide

Uruguay Travel Guide will tell you that Uruguay is a South American country, probably better known for its beautiful beaches and verdant, hilly interior. The capital, Montevideo, revolving around Plaza Independencia, formerly home to a Spanish fortress, dominates the city. It leads towards the ancient, Spanish-speaking city of Ciudad Vieja (old city), with large piers, old-world buildings and gorgeous panoramic views. La Rambla, an elegant waterfront promenade passes by numerous parks, piers and restaurants.

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Vanuatu Travel Guide

Vanuatu Travel Guide is a book that provides information about the archipelago of Vanuatu. The archipelago is composed of about 80 small islands that span 1,350 miles. The archipelago was made up of the previously tropical Vanuatu Islands which is now the more temperate Vanuatu Island Group. The islands provide harborside diving in wrecks like the WWII-era SS President Coolidge, underwater caverns and coral reefs for snorkeling, and the island of Efate has the capital, Port Vila.

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Venezuela Travel Guide

Venezuela is a South American country that has the Caribbean to the north, Guyana to the east and Brazil to the south. With a population of over 30 million people, it is the sixth largest country in the Americas. Venezuela used to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but since the oil price has fallen, it has had great difficulty in mainaining its infrastructure, which is in need of repair.

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