Ahh South America, the land of football (soccer), ancient civilizations, salsa and plenty of places to explore as a traveler.

You might have looked at a map of South America and thought, ‘woah, that’s a big continent’, but even that’s an understatement. One of the most diverse continents on earth, South America has soooo many amazing countries, cultures and experiences to indulge in for your next trip.

From the historical wonders of Machu Picchu and the Nazca lines to the wild, untamed Amazon river... and that’s just in Peru. You’ve got colorful Caribbean cultures in the north of Colombia, the world’s number one eco-tourism destination in Guyana, as well as sexy salsa in Brazil.

Come and explore our best South America travel tips, as well as plenty more adventures in the list of countries below: