Torre Monumental is a famous clocktower in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the Retiro District

45 Amazing Things to do in Buenos Aires

There are many exciting things to do in Buenos Aires, from tango shows and wine tastings to museum visits and botanical garden strolls to traditional dining and bohemian shopping.

The hilltop Inca city of Machu Picchu surrounded by green mountains and white cloudy mist.

How to Get to Machu Picchu: The Complete Guide

Get answers to your questions about the best way to get to Machu Picchu. Travel to Machu Picchu by train or do a trek. There are perks to choosing either option.

Flying over the desert of Peru and looking down on the Spider Nazca Line.

Nazca Lines: Complete Visitor’s Guide

Learn about the history, meaning, location and tour options for one of the world’s greatest mysteries, the Nazca Lines located in the desert plains of Peru.

Group of three Andean women in traditional attire taking part in an Awamaki workshop.

Awamaki: A Peruvian NGO that Elevates Local Artisans [Interview]

Q&A with Awamaki, an organization in the rural Andes that supports woman artisan weavers of the region through education, sustainable tourism and cooperatives.

White linen tables inside the Maras restaurant in Lima. Wooden furnature and accents throughout.

The 20 Best Restaurants in Lima: Where to Eat in Lima

The culinary capital of South America, Lima offers an incredible variety of flavors. Try the 20 best restaurants in Lima, Peru from traditional Peruvian to international cuisines.

Snowcapped mountains of Patagonia, one of the top places to visit in Argentina

25 Best Places to Visit in Argentina (Chosen By Experts!)

Learn about the best cities, mountain towns, deserts, beaches and Patagonian wonderlands to add to your personal list of places to visit in Argentina.

Three stone peaks surrounded by snow tower over foothills and a river.

The Best Time to Visit Patagonia in Chile and Argentina

Each of Patagonia’s seasons has something magical to offer intrepid travelers. Plan the best time to visit Patagonia with our Patagonia weather guide below.

A white church, the San Francisco Monastery in Quito, with brown roof and accents and two spires.

The 20 Best Places to Visit in Ecuador

There are many incredible places to visit in Ecuador. Discover the top 20 Ecuador destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Cotopaxi Volcano, Amazon Rainforest and more.

Quipus were ancient Andean recording devices made of strings and knots that stored information.

Quipu: The Ancient Computer of the Inca Civilization

Learn about the history and purpose of the quipu, with insights from anthropologist and best-selling author of The Last Days of the Incas Kim MacQuarrie.