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Travel Tips

How do you pack for a trip that takes you to the humid tropical rainforest and the high plateau of the Andes within a week? Wonder what your budget should be for a couple of days in the Bolivian desert or a 5-day cruise around the Galapagos Islands? Tipping? How much? When? Where? We can help you choose the right destination and get organized accordingly. From picking the best travel agency to the right clothes to wear for your adventure, read about our practical tips to plan your trip to South America.

 Best SA Travel Agencies

A simple Google search for the best South America travel agencies gives hundreds of results. While some offer group tours, others specialize in tailor-made and luxury tours. But with so many options, it’s hard to decide which ones are trustworthy, if their tours meet your travel needs, or if they’re even worth your money. So how do you know which are the top South American tour companies? Lost among the slew of tour operators that organize trips to any destination around the world, we’ve handpicked some of the best travel companies in South America that are focused solely on those destinations, which makes these agencies true experts in this region.

7 popular games of South America

Who does not like a fun game of darts or a challenging game of pool while sipping on their favourite drink with their friends? Pub or bar games are usually an excuse to socialise, meet people and make new friends. Things in Latin America are not too different and while you may stumble upon people playing pool, darts or fussball (table soccer) during your travels, you would be surprised at the variety of intriguing games that are completely exclusive to South America. To help you find these hidden gems off the beaten track we have prepared a list of some of the most unusual games you should try on your visit to South America. The 7 games below are played all year round so they are more than mere quirky facts about the continent.

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