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Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

Eduardo Neira

Keith Austin You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos Islands.

Six of the best: Cool hotel and resort bars

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The Rocks Bar, Vomo Island Resort, Fiji

Ute Junker Even in New York, where it's all about the new and the now, there's room for the classics.

Peru

Machu Pichu: Top of the world

Machu Picchu

Garry Maddox Machu Picchu surpasses even its reputation, writes Garry Maddox.

Argentina

Argentina: An appetite for the Andes

Argentina; Patagonia; Bariloche

Ute Junker Being forced indoors can be delicious, writes Ute Junker.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: world cruises are changing

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Sally Macmillan A world cruise used to be straightforward: get on a ship, sail around the world, then get off.

Argentina

The best way to get to know Buenos Aires

The best seat in town.

Ben Stubbs The one constant is the buses that circle every street and avenue of greater Buenos Aires.

The Backpacker

Authentic? Tourists, you're kidding yourselves

Travel bubble? No troubles. Soldiers pass sunbathing tourists in Mexico.

The Backpacker When you visit a country, you're actually inside 'the travel bubble'.

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Bogota, Colombia: One day, three ways

Historic Colorful Buildings in 
Bogota, Colombia.

Sheriden Rhodes Despite Colombia being the third largest exporter of coffee in the world, finding a decent cup is surprisingly tricky.

Global

Dream merchants: The future of hotels has arrived

The Fogo Island Inn, Canada.

Lance Richardson In the 21st century, 'hospitality' is taking on new colours, writes Lance Richardson.

Travel Insider

So, who wants to go to Brazil?

Images of beautiful bodies on Copacabana and Ipanema beaches haven't done Brazil's tourism image any harm.

Jane E Fraser Will the World Cup host nation have more luck with tourism than it did on the pitch?

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Chile

Bohemian rhapsody: Castillo Rojo

Exterior Castillo Rojo, Hall Castilo Rojo. Photo: Sheridan Rhodes

Sheriden Rhodes With a bold, "look at me" facade in vivid red, Castillo Rojo makes no attempt to blend in with its surrounds.

South America

South America top 20 things to do: Great southern lands

Two people walking across the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia with fiery sunset  South America.

Bellinda Kontominas From surreal sunsets to ancient ruins, Brazil's neighbours enthral Bellinda Kontominas.

Brazil

Trim and tanned: Why Rio is really a daytime city

A woman plays soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro

Despite its party reputation, Rio is a daytime city. Obsessed with health and good looks, locals work hard to keep tan and fit.

Uruguay

Twenty reasons to visit Montevideo

Montevideo

Steve McKenna Wedged between two South American giants, Uruguay rarely used to feature on travel itineraries.

Global

Best neighbourhoods in popular cities

Palermo Viejo

Traveller on Sunday's writers, on the spot around the world, have hunted down the hottest neighbourhoods to visit in six major cities.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Geraldine Turner

Geraldine Turner

Nina Karnikowski Four-wheel driving in Zimbabwe was a fabulous adventure for Geraldine Turner.

Peru

Peru cocktails: Sweet and sour

Bartender pouring a pisco sour.

Katrina Lobley Katrina Lobley falls under the influence of alcohol-free cocktails in a temporarily dry Peru.

South America

I want to be in South America

Colorful beach umbrellas and bathers on Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Katrina Lobley No longer just the domain of backpackers and the brave, South America has something for everyone, writes Katrina Lobley.

Tripologist

The Tripologist: South American tours

Machu Picchu.

The Tripologist When you buy your tour here you are dealing with someone who understands Aussies.

Argentina

Argentina: How I joined the pony club

Recreation room at  Estancia don Manuel.

Julie Miller Learning the art of playing polo doesn't have to cost a fortune, writes Julie Miller.