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Santiago de Chile, view with snowy mountains

Travel guide to Santiago, Chile

Sandwiched between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Santiago de Chile is an ideal base for day trippers looking to experience the country’s rich diversity.
Dreams Tulum Beach

Hotel Review: Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Yucatan, Mexico

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is set on a two mile long sandy beach, surrounded by lush tropical gardens, short drive from the historic ruins at Tulum.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Three resorts in Riviera Maya, Mexico

The lush Riviera Maya juts out into the aqua green Caribbean Sea. No wonder so many hotels and resorts have opened there. Here are our three favourites.
Los Suenos Marriott, Costa Rica

Costa Rica – dubbed the world’s happiest country

A new weekly direct flight service from London to Costa Rica starts in November 2015 courtesy of Thomson Airways, but what can you expect from this lush Central American country?
Machu Picchu, Peru

British Airways adds the only direct route from Gatwick to Lima

From Summer 2016, British Airways will launch direct flights from Gatwick to Lima, Peru’s capital.
Yucatan jay birds on the balcony of Fairmont Mayacoba

Mexico: Fairmont Mayakoba

Mayakoba is an incredible creation. Before you get up in arms about man changing the face of nature, I can report that what they have done is sensational.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

What does Mexico have to offer the traveler?

Ancient, colonial, modern Mexico is so vast it encompasses several climates, beaches to die for and ruins galore.
Tulum, Riviera Maya, Mexico

48 Hours in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Laura Byers left the party resort of Cancun and explored the Riviera Maya's natural beauty and Mayan heritage.
Market in Lima, Peru

8 ways to explore Peru on a budget

There is so much to do and see when travelling around Peru. Lucy Woods looks at some of the best activities to do on a budget.
Cancun, Mexico

Travel Guide: Top 10 things to see and do in Cancun

Visiting Cancun? Here are some must see and do's to this historic city that really knows how to party.