Many airlines are based in South America, and although may not have as many international routes as other airlines, they offer the most domestic routes and in many places they are the only way to get around.
While many are content on taking chicken buses while traveling throughout Central America, the sinking prices of regional and international flights within and to the tropical land mass are hard to ignore. From Miami you can get to almost any major airport in Central America via a direct flight, while flights run also to the Caribbean, South America, Europe, and elsewhere in the United States. Here are a list of major airlines operating in the region and where they fly to:
When most people think of anything culinary in Chile they think of wine, but there is much more to the culinary range of this country than just swilling Carmenere in the Maipo Valley. Chilean food on the most part is quite boring, when compared to that of Peru or Argentina, but there are a few areas/foods of interests that are beyond extraordinary.
Ecuador has long been a hub for tourism and business travel in South America and finding cheap rates to/from Quito, Guayaquil, and the Galapagos Islands can be difficult.
La Paz, Boliviais one of the most isolated and the highest altitude capitals in the world. However, getting there is far easier than some may think.
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