South America : Traveller Tips
Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.
Often-overlooked but no less spectacular, this big festival city rivals Rio de Janeiro.
The Tripologist There is no one answer that fits every traveller in every situation, but a few general rules will work most of the time.
People sometimes think their medical conditions rule out holiday travel - but this isn't necessarily so.
Flight Test The Bulgari amenity bag is exceptional but the entertainment is disappointing.
Nick Galvin Travellers are leaving nothing to chance in a bid to outwit thieves and scammers. But at what cost, asks Nick Galvin.
Tripologist The best time to visit Machu Picchu is between late April and September.
Ben Stubbs From football to palaces, museums and tango, the top 20 reasons to take a trip to Buenos Aires.
Tripologist A lot of the budget airlines are no longer "budget" when they hit me hard with a surcharge for check-in luggage.
Tripologist It's not too hard to avoid excessive mobile roaming charges with a little extra preparation.
From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.
Flight Test Service is seamless on this long-haul to South America.
DIY apps and Googling will never replace a fine tour leader, writes Kate Humble.
It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.
Our globetrotting experts, Jane E. Fraser and Michael Gebecki, offer their advice.
Jane E. Fraser There's only so much the Australian government's consular staff can do.
Flight Test It's more than 16 hours to fly to Chile from Sydney via Auckland.
Breaking free of the tribe can deliver the holiday of a lifetime, writes frequent soloist Julietta Jameson.
Tripologist I returned home from Buenos Aires minus a suitcase full of lovely alpaca wear and Christmas presents.
Proving that under the skin we're all the same, actor George Clooney revealed in January that he had been stricken with malaria on a recent trip to Sudan.