Comprising 13 countries and dozens of indigenous cultures, this continent has dramatic landscapes, archaeological treasures and a dizzying variety of wildlife.
From Patagonia’s otherworldly Grey Lake Glacier to colonial charm in Santiago, the South American nation offers a fascinating mix of breathtaking landscapes.
Beyond the Headlines
With 2014 marking the first of two very important years for Brazil, BBC Travel went behind the scenes with some of the city’s largest and most popular samba schools.
The Quora Column
As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.
Explore the convoluted coastline of the western fjordlands on a three-day cargo ship journey through some of the world’s most remote land and seascapes.
The Passport blog
A new procedure for paying Argentinean entry fees – plus other visa changes around the region – could keep uninformed travellers stuck at the airport.