South America is a true record-breaker, boasting the Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world; Angel Falls, the highest waterfall; and the driest place on Earth, the Atacama Desert. The continent’s rivers and lush rainforests support a diverse range of plant, bird, amphibian and mammal species. The culture of Latin America, whilst unique, is strongly influenced by the Portuguese and Spanish. From carnivals and golden beaches and eco tours to amazing wine and spectacular glaciers, South America has something for everyone.
Central America is filled with tropical jungles and blissful beaches, towering volcanoes, abundant wildlife, bustling cities and Mayan ruins. Rich and diverse cultures await, both ancient and modern, with fascinating history adding another dimension to your vacation. From the stunning scenery and colorful cultures of Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, and you’d be hard-pushed to know where to start in Central America.