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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Southern Brazil

Stunning natural beauty, a distinct regional culture, and excellent food & wine: southern Brazil has it all. Apart from one major site of touristic interest (more about that later), the southern states of Brazil are sadly often neglected by travellers to this gargantuan country. This is a shame as the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul which make up the south of Brazil have a huge amount to offer a little off the beaten track.

Exploring the Atacama Desert: The Highlights

Made up of soaring volcanoes, thermal geysers, copper-coloured rock formations and whimsical pastel-coloured lagoons, the Atacama Desert is a must-do in Chile. The Atacama Desert, alongside the frozen steppes of Patagonia, is an absolute must-see on any luxury trip to Chile. Offering an almost directly inverted colour-scheme to the whites, blues and greens of Patagonia, the Atacama is composed of landscapes painted in vibrant hues of red, brown and orange.

The Best Vineyards in Uruguay

Uruguay is the fourth-largest producer of wine in South America, with a production of roughly 67,000 tonnes a year. It is most known for red wines produced from Tannat grapes, but white wines made from Albariño are beginning to receive attention internationally too.

Top Six Experiences in Belize

Colourful, relaxed and diverse – Belize is a country where the vibrancy of the Caribbean and the ancient Mesoamerican cultures of Central America collide. Humboldt specialist Ellie outlines her top recommendations for a Belizean break.

Top 10 Restaurants in Lima, Peru

Lima’s booming restaurant scene has earned it a well-deserved reputation as the home of high-end South American gastronomy. Pioneering chefs and eateries in this stunning colonial city have continued to celebrate and elevate traditional Peruvian cuisine, putting the traditional food of the Andes on the map internationally.