Destination: South America

Our list of articles tagged with "South America."

June 21, 2020

Meals We’re Dreaming of Around the World

One of the things we love about traveling is the food! Here are some of the meals and culinary treats that Artisans of Leisure travel experts are dreaming about for when we’re able to travel again.

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November 6, 2019

Private Coffee Tours in Colombia

Artisans of Leisure arranges private tours of Colombia’s Coffee Triangle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of spectacular scenery, award-winning coffee plantations and colorful mountain towns.

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August 22, 2018

The Best of the Galapagos & Ecuador

Ecuador is one of our most popular destinations for travelers interested in nature and wildlife. Artisans of Leisure arranges tours for travelers to experience the very best of the Galapagos Islands and the cultural highlights of mainland Ecuador. Enjoy these images of the best of Ecuador from recent trips made in the country by Artisans […]

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February 13, 2017

Interview: An Incredible Around-the-World Tour

Artisans of Leisure travel specialist, Abbey Chase, recently spent a year traveling around the world—in style. Some of the highlights of her incredible tour included visiting more than 80 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Bagan, a helicopter tour of Siem Reap, a private tea ceremony in Kyoto, a river […]

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January 6, 2017

Top Luxury Tours for the New Year

The beginning of the New Year is an ideal time for making travel plans for the year ahead. Here are some of our most recommended Artisans of Leisure luxury tours for inspiration! For Foodies… Vietnam for Foodies Highlights of Puglia Food & Wine of Portugal Culinary Tour of Israel Exclusive England: Country Estates, Gourmet Food […]

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September 2, 2016

The Best Luxury and Landscapes in Northern Patagonia, Argentina

Argentina’s Lake District in northwest Patagonia is a region of spectacular beauty—a landscape of dense forests, deep-blue lakes and rugged Andean peaks. In the middle of it all, perched dramatically on a hilltop, is the iconic Llao Llao Hotel & Resort. Founded in 1935, this landmark hotel was built to attract visitors to Nahuel Huapi National Park, […]

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April 20, 2016

Arts and Crafts Touring in Peru

An interesting part of any trip to Peru is exploring the country’s rich history and culture through its fascinating arts and crafts. Beautiful handmade textiles are among the most famous Peruvian crafts. They’re also among the most ancient: The oldest fabrics discovered in Peru have been dated to around 10,000 B.C. Artisans of Leisure Peru […]

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January 11, 2016

Where Do You Want to Go This Year?

The start of the New Year is a great time to finalize travel plans for the next 12 months. Plan Something Wonderful… Here are some of our favorite tours for the coming year: • Luxuries of Switzerland & Italy • Classic Argentina • Highlights of India • Best of Vietnam & Cambodia • Highlights of Spain & Portugal • Classic South […]

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January 6, 2016

Iconic Image: Moai of Easter Island

The moai of Easter Island (a territory of Chile also known as Isla de Pascua or Rapa Nui) are some of the most enigmatic statues in the world. These enormous monolithic figures were sculpted  over five centuries ago by the Rapa Nui people. There have been many hypotheses regarding their creation and symbolism, lending an […]

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December 11, 2015

Private Archaeological Touring in Peru

One of the highlights of touring in Peru is learning about the country’s important archaeological sites while accompanied by an expert guide. Peru has been home to many important and powerful civilizations, including the Chavin, Moche, Nazca and Chimu. The best-known ancient Peruvian civilization is the Inca Empire. Inca heritage is still apparent in the […]

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December 3, 2015

Luxury Travel Gift Ideas: One-of-a-kind Private Tours

Need ideas for unique luxury gifts? Give the gift of travel! Artisans of Leisure arranges exclusive, bespoke private tours around the world. Here’s some inspiration for the ultimate one-of-a-kind luxury travel gift for everyone on your list: FOR THE FAMILY… Highlights of Italy Family Tour of Australia Family Tour of Peru Family Tour of England FOR A […]

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November 6, 2015

Exclusive New Culinary Tours

Artisans of Leisure has been on the cutting edge of culinary travel for over a decade. Staffed by a group of in-house foodies, food writers, cooks and culinary travel experts, we continue to expand our culinary tours around the world. With an international network of culinary experts, acclaimed chefs, food historians and writers, Artisans of […]

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June 24, 2015

Exclusive New Private Culinary Tour of Peru

Artisans of Leisure is excited to announce our new Culinary Tour of Peru, a food-focused private tour that immerses travelers in Peru’s culinary and cultural traditions. Peru is one of the most exciting culinary destinations in South America, and our new tour showcases the country’s wonderful culinary traditions and latest culinary innovations, from ceviche and pachamanca […]

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June 8, 2015

Luxury in Chile

With stunning landscapes including scenic mountains, desert skies full of stars and refined urban neighborhoods, Chile is one of our favorite destinations in South America for all types of travel. Around the country, Artisans of Leisure clients enjoy stays at Chile’s top high-end properties in addition to private touring. Santiago received a new addition to […]

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May 28, 2015

Plan Now: Dream Summer Trips

From summer festivals in Japan to al fresco dining and luxury seaside resorts in the Mediterranean, summer is a wonderful time to travel in many of our destinations. Need ideas for an amazing last-minute vacation? We’ve selected a few of our favorite tours that are sure to inspire: • Journey Through Italy • Best of Ireland & […]

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February 4, 2015

Notes from Our Travelers: Celebrating a Milestone Birthday in Peru

Travelers who have just returned from a private Artisans of Leisure tour in Peru shared these beautiful photos from the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. The trip was celebrating a 60th birthday, and Artisans of Leisure arranged some extra touches to help make it memorable. Here’s what they had to say: “We had a perfect day at […]

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January 7, 2015

New Tour: Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls & Buenos Aires

Our new Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls & Buenos Aires tour is the perfect option for a first visit to South America. This popular tour features the incomparable beauty of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the urban sophistication of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the breathtaking natural drama of Iguazu Falls, which sits along the border of […]

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December 4, 2014

The Ultimate Gift: One-of-a-kind Tours for Everyone on Your List

This holiday season, spoil family members and friends with the ultimate gift of an Artisans of Leisure tour. Here’s a selection of new tours and perennial favorites that are sure to inspire and delight every sophisticated traveler on your list: • For foodies… Who wouldn’t want to eat their way through a Vietnam for Foodies tour, […]

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August 21, 2014

Llama Trekking in Northwest Argentina

Llama trekking in the foothills of the Andes is an unforgettable way to experience the stunning nature and vibrant culture of Northwest Argentina. A two-hour flight from Buenos Aires, Salta City is the gateway to Northwest Argentina and the rural provinces of Salta and Jujuy. This delightful and less-visited region offers many varied touring options, […]

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February 6, 2009

5 Introductory Flavors of Peru

Peru is becoming a major foodie destination. For first-time visitors, here’s what to be sure to try while traveling in Peru, along with a few suggestions for the best places to sample each item. 1. Ceviche Made of raw seafood, marinated and essentially “cooked” in a citrus-based mixture, a fresh ceviche may end up being […]

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