Yazeed Kamaldien finds himself in the small town of Puerto Iguazu, where countless tourists to the famous Iguazu Falls find a base.
Rio Carnival's was a wild party that helped Brazilians forget about Zika and other worries.
Taking your teen to a country where you don't speak the language is not the most relaxing vacation.
Carnival weekend gets rolling in Rio de Janeiro, giving the city a chance to wiggle its hips and shake off worries over Zika.
The Galapagos Islands battle to stay pristine amid floods of tourists, writes Bernd Kubisch.
Travelling to Rio for Carnival or the Olympics? Here's what you should know about Zika virus.
Avoid the megaresorts of Mexico in Tulum, a hipster mecca on the Yucatan Peninsula, writes Kate Silver.
Sarah Gilbert finds that Bolivia has a new and thriving gourmet culture.
Why Peru's gastronomy is a bigger draw than the Incas. By Simeon Tegel.
The people of Antigua, Guatemala have been kicking off Christmas with the Burning of the Devil each year since colonial times.
From the evidence of Lima, Peru is in a good situation right now, writes Andrew Eames.
Mantis if offering guests an opportunity to join the elite group of travellers who have visited the other-worldly interior of Antarctica.
You can't go to Guatemala and not become at least mildly obsessed with its textiles, writes Maya Kroth.
Lima's winning formula: A rich pre-Columbian heritage, emerging art and fashion scenes, and remarkably great food.
Simon Willis goes at it alone while visiting El Valle in Colombia, and discovers making friends is easy if you have common interest.