Samba, Salsa & Scenery: Why South America is Calling Your Name this Summer!

Samba, Salsa & Scenery: Why South America is Calling Your Name this Summer!
Vanesa Lucero
Vanesa Lucero
August 27th 2023

Hey wanderlust warriors!

When summer is knocking at our doors, it’s time to plan that next big getaway.

Forget the usual European trail or the crowded beaches of Asia; this summer, let’s take a walk on the wild side and explore the vibrant landscapes of South America! Why, you ask? Let’s tango through the reasons.

1. Dance to the Rhythm of Life: Music & Festivals

South America is alive with music, dance, and festivals that fill the air with a joyous spirit. From the Samba of Brazil to the Tango of Argentina, your feet will never rest. And if you time your visit right, you might just catch the famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro!

2. Gastronomic Delights: Embrace Your Inner Foodie

From the ceviche of Peru to the BBQs of Argentina, South America’s diverse culinary landscape promises a fiesta in your mouth. Wash it down with a fine Chilean wine or Brazil’s national cocktail, Caipirinha, and you have a meal to remember.

3. Nature’s Bounty: Unforgettable Landscapes

Ever dreamt of wandering through the Amazon Rainforest or standing awestruck at the foot of the Andes? South America’s diverse ecosystems offer breathtaking natural beauty. Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, explore Patagonia’s glaciers, or lose yourself in the lush jungles of Colombia.

4. Wildlife Wonders: Up Close and Personal

For animal lovers, South America is a treasure trove. The Amazon alone houses more species than anywhere else on Earth! Swim with sea turtles in the Galápagos Islands or spot jaguars in the Pantanal – nature’s playground awaits.

5. A Cultural Tapestry: Rich History & Traditions

Dive into the rich cultural heritage of South America, with its indigenous roots, colonial history, and contemporary vibrancy. Visit the ancient ruins of the Lost City in Colombia, or get lost in the cobblestone streets of Cartagena. Culture vultures, this continent is for you!

6. Adventure Awaits: Thrills for Every Traveler

If adrenaline is what you seek, South America delivers. Surf the dunes of Huacachina, Peru, bike down the “World’s Most Dangerous Road” in Bolivia, or go white-water rafting in Ecuador’s Amazon Basin. The adventure never stops!

7. Budget-Friendly Bliss: Luxury without the Price Tag

South America can be surprisingly wallet-friendly. With a little planning, you can enjoy world-class experiences without breaking the bank. Luxurious stays, gourmet meals, and once-in-a-lifetime tours can all be within reach.

8. Local Love: Warm People, Warmer Hearts

Last but not least, the people of South America are renowned for their warmth and hospitality. Embrace the local way of life, make new friends, and leave with a heart full of cherished memories.


So there you have it, my intrepid travel companions. A summer in South America is not just a vacation; it’s an experience that will tease your senses, nourish your soul, and leave you craving more.

Pack your bags, learn a few dance steps, and let South America sweep you off your feet.

Hasta luego, and happy travels!

Vanesa Lucero
Vanesa Lucero
Hey there, fellow adventurers! I'm Vanesa, your enthusiastic explorer and storyteller extraordinaire. Join me as we uncover hidden treasures, immerse ourselves in vibrant cultures, and embark on wild adventures across the globe. Let's conquer bucket lists, embrace the unknown, and make unforgettable memories together. Welcome to my travel wonderland!