South America is filled with mystery, tradition and outdoor adventures in abundance. Explore ancient Inca ruins, hike the challenging Inca Trail, view the Nazca Lines, meet local people in rural villages and bargain for hand-made crafts in bustling markets. Over such a large continent, there is so much to see from the windswept national parks of Patagonia, only accessible in winter to the tropical beaches of Colombia which bask in warmth year round. Nature lovers will thrill at the diversity of wildlife in the Amazon Jungle, Pantanal wetlands, the Galápagos Islands, Los Llanos plains, Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca, not forgetting the national parks of Patagonia. Colonial Spanish towns are nestled deep in the mountains while Inca ruins sit on the beaches.
Whether for romance, history, indulgence or artistic inspiration, Paris is the destination for experiences you’ll never forget. Explore soaring landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and stroll through the artsy Montmartre neighborhood. Browse some of the world’s richest collections of art and recall the Belle Époque, then seat yourself at a sidewalk cafe and watch the Parisians do their thing
London was once considered the capital of the world—and it shows. It has a history that stretches back 2,000 years, and a culture as rooted in the local pub as it is in world-class museums. Get acquainted with this city at your own pace, whether that means strolling through Kensington Gardens, entering Westminster Abbey or seeing Big Ben up close.
The true question in Italy is “Where not to go?” The country is teeming with history, personality and beauty, making the travel possibilities virtually endless. On this sweeping tour of Italy, you’ll explore legendary cities like Venice, Florence and Rome and smaller-yet-iconic towns like Assisi and Bologna
While in Greece, take full advantage of the array of flavours on offer. Greek cuisine – from crumbing feta and briny olives, to fragrant moussaka and ouzo-steamed mussels – shouldn’t be missed. Be sure to bring your appetite.
Barcelona deserves a spot on any bucket list. From the winding alleys of the famed Gothic Quarter, to Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece the Sagrada Familia, to the array of tempting tapas bars, there’s enough here to keep you busy for days.
In addition to its plethora of historic attractions, Portugal’s capital is also where to come for nightlife and great food among the winding streets of the Bairro Alto district, noteworthy architecture, and parks and squares made for lounging among the locals.