6 Amazing Things about Visiting Easter Island

It’s remote. It’s beautiful. It’s mysterious. And it’s a bucket list destination for nearly every traveler. Easter Island — also known as Isla de Pascua in Spanish and its indigenous name, Rapa Nui — is one of the world’s most legendary destinations, thanks to the iconic stone figures that sit majestically around the island. And South America specialist Coddiwomple Journeys …

5 Artsy and Cool Things to do in Bogota

As Colombia’s capital and largest city in Colombia, Bogota is a hub for all things cultural, historic and artistic. So it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most fascinating places to explore. Here are a few of the most interesting ways to experience this sophisticated metropolis — and they’re all available as part of Coddiwomple Journeys’ Discover Colombia (https://coddiwomplejourneys.com/discover-colombia/), …

Exciting and Unexpected Ways to Explore the Amazon

The Amazon basin is a vast and beautiful region, covering some 40 percent of South America. Home to the world’s largest rainforest as well as the Amazon river and its tributaries, it’s graced with a spectacular array of plant and animal life. And there are more ways to explore its wonders than you might think. Ecuador and Peru are both …

5 Exciting Ways to see South America from the Water

South America’s diverse geography makes it an especially inviting place to explore by water. And there are more ways to do it than you might imagine. Coddiwomple Journeys, is well versed in showcasing the best of the region in a variety of ways. And we’ve got several interesting ways to enjoy South America from the water. The 11-night Argentina & …

Why Colombia is South America’s Next “Must-See” Vacation Destination

With its diverse geography, world-famous attractions, rich traditions and varied cuisine, South America offers some of the world’s most memorable vacation experiences. And in recent years, one nation in particular has been trending as a must-see destination: Colombia. The numbers back up this South American hotspot’s growing popularity. According to Colombia’s ministry of tourism, the number of international visitors jumped 38.1 percent between January and …

5 Amazing Ways to Experience Tango in Buenos Aires

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. …

South America’s Most Exciting Places for Nature Lovers

With its wildly varied geography, South America is heaven for nature lovers. The region’s incredibly diversity, in fact, can provide enough options for multiple trips. From the soaring Andes Mountains to dramatic Atlantic and Pacific coastlines, from the frozen glaciers at the tip of the continent to Patagonia’s unspoiled forests and Atacama’s dramatic desert, South America offers vacation activities that …

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 expet 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 …

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.  #1 Buenos Aires …

Tracing the Steps of a Nobel Prize-winning Writer in Chile

In the world of Latin American literature, few names are more prominent than Pablo Neruda. This Nobel Prize-winning author, born in 1904, has influenced generations of writers and society in general, through his writing as well as his work as a diplomat and politician. And it’s surprisingly easy to learn about his fascinating life by visiting his homes during a …