SOUTH AMERICA


A review of a luxury holiday in SOUTH AMERICA. An insider’s guide to the best luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat in SOUTH AMERICA, with Carmen Edelson.

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Uncorked Wine Tourism: Destinations Worth a Try

Uncorked Wine Tourism: Destinations Worth a Try

CALIFORNIA, EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, FRANCE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AFRICAN DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Wine tourism, or enotourism, first appeared in the late 1900s and has captured many hearts (and pallets) since then. Many places across the globe, from Napa Valley to South Africa, offer local wine tours, which include visiting vineyards, learning about…
Wine tourism, or enotourism, first appeared in the late 1900s and has captured many hearts (and pallets) since then. Many places across the globe, from Napa Valley to South Africa, offer local wine tours,…
A Dream Itinerary for Exploring the Best of Peru: #DreamThenTravel

A Dream Itinerary for Exploring the Best of Peru: #DreamThenTravel

LIFESTYLE, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL
While travel is mostly on hold in 2020, we now have more time than ever to sit at home and dream about faraway places. One country that should absolutely be on your bucket list is Peru! I’ve been lucky to…
While travel is mostly on hold in 2020, we now have more time than ever to sit at home and dream about faraway places. One country that should absolutely be on your bucket list…
How To Enjoy Peru From Home: Unboxing Souvenirs #DreamThenTravel

How To Enjoy Peru From Home: Unboxing Souvenirs #DreamThenTravel

FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA
It is important to stay safe at home in 2020, but one of my favorite countries will be there to welcome travelers once again when this is all over: Peru! I’ve been fortunate to travel twice to Peru in recent…
It is important to stay safe at home in 2020, but one of my favorite countries will be there to welcome travelers once again when this is all over: Peru! I’ve been fortunate to…
Enjoying 24 Hours in Cusco, Peru with Yampu Tours

Enjoying 24 Hours in Cusco, Peru with Yampu Tours

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA
If you’ve read my recent posts, you’ll know that I had an incredible visit to Peru with Yampu Tours. We explored the cities of Lima and Cusco, as well as ancient archeological sites like the famous Machu Picchu and so…
If you’ve read my recent posts, you’ll know that I had an incredible visit to Peru with Yampu Tours. We explored the cities of Lima and Cusco, as well as ancient archeological sites like…
Visiting Archeological Sites in Peru with Yampu Tours

Visiting Archeological Sites in Peru with Yampu Tours

LUXURY TOURS, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA
On my recent trip to Peru with Yampu Tours, I had the opportunity to explore many parts of the country with their local guides. From Lima to Cusco, I enjoyed getting to know the history, culture, and culinary delights of…
On my recent trip to Peru with Yampu Tours, I had the opportunity to explore many parts of the country with their local guides. From Lima to Cusco, I enjoyed getting to know the…
The Highlights of Lima, Peru with Yampu Tours

The Highlights of Lima, Peru with Yampu Tours

LUXURY TOURS, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA
If you read my previous post, you will know that I recently had a fabulous experience in Peru with Yampu Tours! This established tour company, which offers customized itineraries, luxury tours, and authentic experiences, has been guiding travelers around the…
If you read my previous post, you will know that I recently had a fabulous experience in Peru with Yampu Tours! This established tour company, which offers customized itineraries, luxury tours, and authentic experiences,…
Exploring Peru: 4 Reasons to Choose Yampu Tours

Exploring Peru: 4 Reasons to Choose Yampu Tours

LUXURY TOURS, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA
Visiting Peru in October was such a dream, there is so much to see in this ancient South American country. While this wasn’t my first visit, it was my first time traveling with Yampu Tours. This tour company truly allows…
Visiting Peru in October was such a dream, there is so much to see in this ancient South American country. While this wasn’t my first visit, it was my first time traveling with Yampu…
5 Landmarks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

5 Landmarks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

CHINA, EUROPE, FRANCE, LIFESTYLE, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, UNITED KINGDOM
With ever-evolving landscapes and transforming cities, the must-see list of landmarks around the world is getting longer. With so much beauty and history to discover around the globe, it’s difficult to know where to start. Here are just five of…
With ever-evolving landscapes and transforming cities, the must-see list of landmarks around the world is getting longer. With so much beauty and history to discover around the globe, it’s difficult to know where to…
Silversea Expeditions: Pre-Cruise Machu Picchu Grande Explorer

Silversea Expeditions: Pre-Cruise Machu Picchu Grande Explorer

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CRUISES, SOUTH AMERICA
While planning my Silversea Expeditions cruise to the Gálapagos Islands, I knew I couldn’t fly all the way to Ecuador without visiting Peru – its next door neighbor! Machu Picchu has been on my bucket list for as long as…
While planning my Silversea Expeditions cruise to the Gálapagos Islands, I knew I couldn’t fly all the way to Ecuador without visiting Peru – its next door neighbor! Machu Picchu has been on my…
The Best Luxury Hotels in Peru: Belmond Hotels

The Best Luxury Hotels in Peru: Belmond Hotels

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA
Silversea not only offers ultra luxurious cruises, but also fabulous Pre-Cruise packages which I took advantage of before my cruise around the Galapagos Islands. While on the Machu Picchu Grande Explorer, I enjoyed the very best in comfort and elegance…
Silversea not only offers ultra luxurious cruises, but also fabulous Pre-Cruise packages which I took advantage of before my cruise around the Galapagos Islands. While on the Machu Picchu Grande Explorer, I enjoyed the…
Silversea Expeditions: Must-See Spots in the Galapagos Islands

Silversea Expeditions: Must-See Spots in the Galapagos Islands

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CRUISES, SITES TO SEE, SOUTH AMERICA
I think it’s safe to say that the Galápagos Islands are a bucket list destination for most people, including myself! This gorgeous collection of volcanic islands off the west coast of Ecuador draws millions of visitors every year due to…
I think it’s safe to say that the Galápagos Islands are a bucket list destination for most people, including myself! This gorgeous collection of volcanic islands off the west coast of Ecuador draws millions…
The Luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham Train to Machu Picchu

The Luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham Train to Machu Picchu

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAINS, SOUTH AMERICA
I had always dreamed of exploring Machu Picchu, yet had no idea how luxurious and enjoyable the train journey would be to get there! As part of our Silversea Expedition Pre-Cruise package called the Machu Picchu Grande Explorer, we were…
I had always dreamed of exploring Machu Picchu, yet had no idea how luxurious and enjoyable the train journey would be to get there! As part of our Silversea Expedition Pre-Cruise package called the…
Silversea Expeditions: Exploring the Galapagos Islands on Silver Galapagos

Silversea Expeditions: Exploring the Galapagos Islands on Silver Galapagos

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CRUISES, SOUTH AMERICA
The Galapagos is a collection of beautiful volcanic islands located to the west of Ecuador. It is one of the best destinations in the entire world for wildlife-viewing. In fact, when Charles Darwin visited in 1835, his observation of Galapagos’…
The Galapagos is a collection of beautiful volcanic islands located to the west of Ecuador. It is one of the best destinations in the entire world for wildlife-viewing. In fact, when Charles Darwin visited…
Best Luxury Hotels in Argentina

Best Luxury Hotels in Argentina

LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, SOUTH AMERICA
The vast country of Argentina is known for its beautiful landscapes, rich history, and charming districts. Each region offers unique natural formations and a chance to explore the fascinating past of this great country. To get the full experience, we’ve…
The vast country of Argentina is known for its beautiful landscapes, rich history, and charming districts. Each region offers unique natural formations and a chance to explore the fascinating past of this great country.…
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