From surreal sunsets to ancient ruins, Brazil's neighbours enthral Bellinda Kontominas.
No longer just the domain of backpackers and the brave, South America has something for everyone, writes Katrina Lobley.
The American whisteblower could use some tips on wasting time in airports.
To a tranquil soundtrack of Andean pipes, Steve McKenna goes souvenir shopping in Otavalo.
An indulgent Ute Junker soaks up the easy way to gain an Andean natural high.
Dugald Jellie flirted with Cotopaxi long ago; now he's back to finish his business with the world's highest active volcano.
In the Ecuador's peaceful southern valleys, Steve McKenna searches for the secrets of a long, healthy life.
On Ecuador's high-altitude trail to an active volcano, Lydia Bell feels the ghostly presence of a majestic Inca past.