Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Its stunning setting and joyous lust for life make Rio a cidade maravilhosa, "marvelous city." Ipanema, Copacabana, samba - the words alone conjure Brazilian paradise.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
This cosmopolitan, truly great walking city boasts broad, tree-shaded boulevards, beautiful residential districts, monuments, fountains, and 20th-century high-rise buildings.
The largest port on the Amazon teems with watercraft of all sorts. The Teatro Amazonas opera house is a restored relic of the Rubber Boom that raised fortunes from the forest.
Puerto Montt, Chile
Southern Chile’s Lake District is graced with spectacular scenery, including magnificent snowcapped volcanoes, towering forests and quaint, German-style lakeside villages.
The picturesque capital of Tierra del Fuego nestles on the shores of Ushuaia Bay and the Beagle Channel, among snow-clad mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, and beech forests.
Callao (Lima), Peru
Peru’s capital is one of the most important cities in the Americas. Its UNESCO-inscribed Spanish Colonial heritage is combined with amazing Inca artifacts and renowned cuisine.