Central & South America

  • 1 Paradise beaches with Brazil's hottest models
    All eyes are on Brazil's host cities during the 2014 World Cup games, but beyond Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Fortaleza  and Porto Alegre lie some of the world's most beautiful beaches...

  • 2 One Direction stars Harry Styles and Liam Payne visit Machu Picchu
    One Direction stars Harry Styles and Liam Payne have taken a break from their world tour to visit the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru.Many spend a lifetime...

  • 3 Exploring Florida
    Out of the staggering 91.5 million who travel to America’s Sunshine State every year many will head straight for the theme parks in the capital of Orlando. But if rubbing...

  • 4 The best new luxury hotels for 2013
    Every year a wealth of new luxury hotels open across the globe. Whether you fancy sipping cocktails poolside in Miami, or escaping to a private island in the Indian Ocean...

  • 5 15 paradise islands to take your breath away
    Think of an island and paradise comes straight to mind. Images of pristine gold sand beaches, crystalline blue sea, complete seclusion and relaxation are evoked – and for good reason.From...

  • 6 End of the Maya calendar: the architectural wonders that remain
    After a discovery made at an anthropological site in Guatemala confirming the 'end date' of the Maya Calendar, speculation has swarmed the streets of every city in every country, as...

  • 7 The world's brightest stars: top 10 Christmas tree must-sees
    Christmas gets all the more innovative every year, as countries battle it out with their ornate decorations and seasonal events, adorning their streets with twinkling lights and brightly lit trees...

  • 8 Follow the scent of flowers through Ecuador
    Latin America's undiscovered natural beauty stretches far beyond the bustling city of Buenos Aires and the mariachi mayhem of Mexico. Cast your gaze to the truly mesmerizing backdrop of Ecuador...

  • 9 Patagonia: Some of the most mesmerising landscapes on earth
    The unspoiled, unfamiliar and foreign lands of Patagonia boast some of the most dramatic and mesmerising landscapes on earth. Located on the southern tip of the South American continent between...

  • 10 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico's star attraction
    When Hollywood A-listers want a getaway, they'll often head to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico's star attraction.Justin Timberlake recently took his bachelor party here – he and around 20 male friends...

  • 11 Angel Falls: Venezuela's little known natural wonder
    The jaw-dropping Angel Falls are nestled deep in an expanse of Venezuelan natural beauty, the Canaima National Park. Soaring at a height of nearly 1000 metres, Angel Falls are the...

  • 12 Escape to paradise – in affordable luxury
    Many of us dream of travelling as far afield as Zanzibar in Tanzania, or the Yucatan in Mexico, but are held back by the sheer expense.Well now it's possible to...

  • 13 The world's most iconic places to photograph
    Certain places are a must to capture through the lense: when in Rome, the obvious choice is the Colosseum and when in Paris, the Eiffel Tower.But far from these popular...

  • 14 Take the plunge into Mexico's underwater museum
    It's not just flurries of brightly coloured fish that you'll spot whilst swimming the warm, turquoise waters off the coast of Cancun. Just a short kick of the flippers away...

  • 15 Uncorked: Wonderful wines of Chile and Argentina
    Two of the leading 'New World' wine producers, Chile and Argentina, may be separated by the soaring Andes, but they are united in their production of exceptional wines. Despite the...

  • 16 Infinity pools to die for
    Whether the backdrop is a distant horizon or a sprawling metropolis, these pools all have one thing in common. Architecturally stunning, they are united in the fact that they blend...

  • 17 Iguazu Falls, a paradise on earth
    As the widest series of waterfalls in the world, Iguazu Falls is one of the seven natural wonders. It offers one of the most awe-inspiring sights in nature, its widest...

  • 18 Houses to take your breath away
    The German publishing house Taschen specialise in lavish, but affordable original editions with exceptional photos on a range of topics particularly design, architecture and lifestyle. This time, with the two...

  • 19 Riviera Maya: a tropical escape into history
    Imagine a Caribbean beach paradise, just south of the Tropic of Cancer where the clear sea is perfect for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet ski... Imagine a flat land carpeted...

  • 20 (Almost) at the end of the world
    For many centuries Patagonia was the limit of the known world. A mythical land, distant and strange, inhabited by giant beings of unknown and unfamiliar customs and habits. The name...



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