Janis Joplin fell into the pool and The Rolling Stones loved the beds so much they tried to buy them: this is a hotel with serious cool cred.
For a brief period in the 1800s one of the gaudiest cities in the world could be found deep in the Amazon.
I'd be looking to an Australia-based adventure operator. Local operators offer cheaper treks but they don't include travel to Patagonia.
You'll find nothing at all in Patagonia - or you will find everything.
Raw cured fish and amazing cocktails are the go-to specialties in Lima.
Marble mausoleums, winged angels and strange stories rub shoulders in the beautiful La Recoleta cemetery.
Wildlife may be the main attraction, but the Galapagos Islands offer so much more, writes Tatyana Leonov.
Raging waters form a white veil on the Argentine-Brazil border.