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5 Delicious Culinary Experiences in South America

South America is heaven for foodies. And it’s even easier to find the tastiest culinary experiences when you have some expert assistance. After all, who knows the local food scene better than the locals?

That’s why South America tours are one of the best ways for visitors to appreciate traditional Latin American cuisine, as well as cutting-edge trending dishes and dining venues. From Colombia in the north to Argentina and Chile in the south, you’ll find an endless menu of excitement for your taste buds.

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5 Amazing Ways to Experience Tango in Buenos Aires

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No visit to Argentina would be complete without experiencing tango, the dance and musical form that dates to the late 19th century. Tango’s alluring blend of intricate moves and rhythms makes it one of the South American nation’s most legendary traditions — it’s so important, in fact, that tango has appeared on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists since 2009.  To provide some inspiration and ideas for that next trip, we’ve put together a list of five amazing ways to experience tango in Buenos Aires.

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The Top 10 Family Experiences in South America

With its diverse cultures, dramatic scenery and exotic wildlife, South America is an ideal place to create a memorable family vacation. This vast region — which spans more than 6,800 square miles and ranges from sunny Caribbean beaches to glacier-lined waterways — has lots of excitement for kids of all ages. Parents and grandparents will find lots to love, too. 

Learning to tango in Buenos Aires: This evocative Argentinean music and dance, which originated in the late 19th century, has emerged as one of the nation’s most iconic cultural traditions. And children can be unexpectedly good at mastering the intricate steps. Tango classes can be added to your tour easily and is a great family friendly experience.

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Going Gaucho

If your travel fantasies involve lush, rolling vistas, delicious outdoor meals, dancing under the stars, and endless adventure without boundaries, then you may just have something in common with the Argentinean folk hero, the legendary gaucho. These mythic horsemen and cowhands who roamed the Argentine grasslands, closely associated with the country’s independence from Spain, are perhaps the most venerated symbol of national identity for the Argentinean people. Today, the lifestyle and traditions of the gaucho are carried on through the country’s thriving estancias, ranches that welcome guests from around the world for a thrilling peek into the livestock and agricultural practices of modern day gauchos! Saddle up and read on – then get in touch with our team to learn more

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Between Worlds: Exploring Ecuador’s Majestic Geography

Ecuador’s majestic geography seems to straddle two worlds – earthly and divine.  From its snow-capped towering volcanoes to its mystical underground Amazonian caves, intrepid explorers have found powerful inspiration among these rocky realms for centuries. These days, travelers can find the same inspiration with just a little bit of planning and a keen sense of adventure. Below, we’ve highlighted a few must-visit destinations for experiencing Ecuador’s heavenly vistas and subterranean secrets – learn more by visiting our collection of Ecuador itineraries, and get in touch with the Coddiwomple Journeys team today!

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