Tag Archives: South America

10 Fun Brazil Coffee Facts & 3 Must-Visit Coffee Shops in Sao Paulo

After having spent the past few weekends among the sprawling coffee farms in the verdant Brazilian mountains of Minas Gerais State, our Brazil expert, Gretchen Traut, is here to share 10 fun facts about coffee in Brazil as well as … Continue reading

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Best South America Travel Destinations for March and April

Thinking of booking a last-minute adventure this March or April? Check out our list of the best South America trips for inspiration for the next two months! 1) 5-Day Patagonia: Torres del Paine W Trek with EcoCamp This 5-Day/4-Night tour … Continue reading

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Explora Lodges 25th Anniversary Deals

We would like to take a moment to say a big congratulations to our partners at Explora Lodges in Chile and Peru. This year they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary and they want everyone to celebrate with them! 25 … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Wine Experience Around Santiago, Chile

If you have one-day to visit the vineyards outside of Santiago, which one would you go to? Read on to see what our South America Program Director chose as her favorite: I have been to many amazing vineyards in the … Continue reading

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Brazil Tourist Visa Update: Brazil Significantly Lowers Cost of Visa

Wonderful news for those looking to visit Brazil! While several countries in Latin America have charged high fees for Americans visiting (this is largely a matter of reciprocity), for many countries this simply came in the form of them charging … Continue reading

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Choosing The Right Inca Trail Trek Option For You

We asked our Peru experts, who have done the 5-day, 4-day and 2-day Inca Trail Trek options, which one(s) they liked best. The resounding answer was the 5-day (2-day was in second place). Read on to see why. Our experts … Continue reading

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South America Treks for Every Month of the Year (October, November & December)

This post concludes our “Trek a Month South America” overview highlighting our favorite treks each month to help you pick a great adventure for your travel dates. Check the final three months of the year and what we’ve got in … Continue reading

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South America Treks for Every Month of the Year (July, August & September)

This post is the third installment of the Adventures Within Reach “Trek a Month South America” overview highlighting our favorite treks each month to help you pick a great adventure for your travel dates. We’ll write 1 more post, with … Continue reading

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South America Treks for Every Month of the Year (April, May & June)

This post is the second installment of the Adventures Within Reach “Trek a Month South America” overview highlighting our favorite treks each month to help you pick a great adventure for your travel dates. We’ll write 2 more posts, each … Continue reading

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Trekking To The Clouds: An Inca Trail In Argentina

The following morning, I set out with my companions to embark on the exhilarating Trek to the Clouds! This trek was developed based on the famous “train to the clouds” that used to run through the high Andes connecting Salta … Continue reading

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