There are a few destinations so iconic — even fabled — that they draw adventure-seekers from around the world. Cape Horn, the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, fits the bill. The rocky terrain extends into Drake Passage, rising to a height of 1,391 feet. 150 years ago the trip… read more of “Rounding Cape Horn:…”
Dance is an integral part of Latin culture, and on cruises to Argentina the sultry tango takes center stage. As they say it takes two to tango, and through the “On Location” program and a variety of shore excursions Holland America Line offers guests of all ages and abilities an opportunity to get familiar with… read more of “South America Goes…”
If you’re having a hard time deciding on a warm, tropical vacation or a winter wonderland adventure, there’s no need to choose on a cruise to South America. From the balmy climes of the Amazon to the fjords of Chile and beyond, packing your bags for the 68-day Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage in… read more of “From Sunshine to…”
Travelers looking to see more of the South American ports beyond a tour that lasts only a few hours can embark on an overland journey or extended shore excursion that goes to places unreached by cruise ships.
South America is full of contrasts. From the piercing blue ice of Antarctica to the lush jungles of the Amazon, it’s a continent that truly has something for everyone.
From a sunset in the Med and the fjords of Norway to the glaciers of Alaska and lush landscapes of the South Pacific, the world is full of beautiful scenery.
One of the great pleasures of travel is the opportunity to sample local food and drink. While you may find language barriers along the way, an appreciation for good food is a universal language and can be a fantastic way to immerse yourself in local cultures.
Empanadas are meat pies popular throughout the Latin world. They probably originated in Galicia in the northwest corner of Spain.