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Celebrate International Day of The World’s Indigenous People in Latin America!

Learn more about the different indigenous cultures in Latin America

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10 EPIC Must-do Journeys Across South America
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Patagonia’s greatest wilderness experiences

Insider knowledge of what cannot be missed on an adventure in Patagonia

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Antarctica Solar Eclipse Expedition
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Where to See Antarctic Penguins?

Your Comprehensive Penguin-Spotting Guide

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Holiday in Argentina to see the All Blacks
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Where to Go in Antarctica?

The 7 Most Popular Places to Visit 

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The Best Ways to Get to Antarctica
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Why Visit Antarctica?

Top 7 Reasons to GO

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Your Comprehensive South America Packing Guide
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Antarctica's Ice is Melting, time to become an Antarctica Ambassador

Should tourists visit Antarctica? Discover the consequences of Antarctica’s ice sheets melting and what you can do for the cause.

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A Chilean Adventure
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Best of Central America Travel

Explore Central America for your holiday or vacation! We’ve listed the top highlights for every country for your next Latin America tour!

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Northwest Argentina Secrets
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Is It Safe to Travel to South America?

Useful tips for your next trip in South America

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South America vs. Central America: Where Should You Go?
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Best Patagonia Tours

We highlight the best experiences and adventures during exciting Patagonia tours with Viva Expeditions. See what our adventurers have been up to in Patagonia!

 

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Ultimate Overland Tour: Patagonia’s Northern Route 40
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Top 5 Group Tours in Patagonia

The best small group tours in Patagonia

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City Guide to Ushuaia – The Gateway to Antarctica
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Patagonia Tours: Land or Cruise?

 Read about the pros and cons of taking Patagonia tours by land or by cruise ship here!

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Top 10 Best Things To Do In Antarctica
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Highlights of the Carretera Austral

An approach of South America's most epic road-trip route 

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Insider’s Guide: Patagonia Travel Tips
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Rio Carnival

Your Complete Guide 

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Stay: Hacienda Zuleta - The Authentic Andean Hacienda Experience in Ecuador!
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Discover Patagonia’s Best National Parks

Which Patagonia national park? 

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Top 10 Latin America Novels to Read
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The history of Argentinian wine industry

Taste your way through Argentina,one delectable wine drop at a time.

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How to Get to Antarctica from New Zealand
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Travelling to Antarctica from New Zealand

One big adventure for the active explorer 

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How to Travel to South America from New Zealand – Which airline to choose?
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The Best Time to Visit South America

Find out when to visit South America 

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Discover Mexico City Top 10 Must See!
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10 Incredible Patagonia Facts You Need to Know

Come discover what makes this place so immensely unique.

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Come Discover YOUR Favourite Side of Chile
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What Kind of Insurance Do You Need When Travelling to Antarctica?

No one plans to get sick or hurt, but it's better to be safe than sorry

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Team Viva! Introducing Flavio Stadnik
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What to Pack When Travelling to Antarctica

Find out what to pack for your Antarctica trip of a life time 

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Team Viva! Introducing Pia Knarston
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Guide to Small Ship Cruising in South America

For a unique and off-the-beaten-path travel adventure

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Discover the Most Celebrated Natural Highlights of Central America
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Peru Trekking Guide

 Discover breathtaking world of high peaks, mysterious ancient sites and unforgettable landscapes

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When Can You Go to Antarctica?
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Christmas Chocolatada

Experience it in Peru

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Tip-Top Safety Guide to South America Travel
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Discover Huayna Picchu

Machu's Equally Outstanding Sister-peak 

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Viva Expeditions Sounds of Mexico and Cuba tour a success
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Chile Ranks #1 in the World in 2018!

The most contrasting, rewarding and action-packed destinations in the world

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How Much is a trip to Antarctica?
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Guide to the Galapagos: How to Get The Most Out Your Visit

Here is what you need to know about the wonderful Galapagos islands

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Can you travel to Antarctica?
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Travelling Solo on a Group Tour? Lucky you!

Read about the benefits of being a solo traveller

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Guide to the Galapagos: How to Get The Most Out Your Visit

Here is what you need to know about the wonderful Galapagos islands

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Learn a lingo

A quick course Spanish might be useful for your next trip to South America! 

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Guide to Machu Picchu - All You Need to Know
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Enchanting South America – Avoid These Common Travel Mistakes

Find out how to get prepared for your trip in South America 

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Colours of Peru – Still The Most Beautiful Rainbow of All
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Iguazu Falls, What To Do & Where To Stay

Tips to make the most of your time at Iguazu Falls

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Your Best Amazon Packing Guide
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Patagonia Packing List

Find out what to pack for your Patagonia holidays

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Colours of Peru – Still The Most Beautiful Rainbow of All
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Tackle Argentina’s Mighty Northern Route 40

Argentina's Ruta 40 is one of the longest and most spectacular highways in the world.

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Buenos Aires City Guide – What to Know Before You Go
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The unforgettable highlights of Patagonia small group tours
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Best Time to Visit Patagonia

Patagonia's month by month guide

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10 Experiences Not to be Missed –Enchanting South America At Its Best

Find out what you can experience during our Enchanting South America Tour

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Your Best Patagonia Trekking Guide
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Dream Photography Trips: South America

A unique experience for photography lovers through stunning colorful landscapes.

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The Best Time To Visit South America's Top Locations
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Planning a trip to Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls?

Immerse yourself in the unforgettable beauty of Argentina’s two famous destinations – Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls

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7 Reasons Small Group Tours Are The Genius Way to Discover Patagonia
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Rio de Janeiro Airport

 Newest Lounges and Transit Hotel

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Christmas Traditions in South America
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Highlights of Jo's Buenos Aires and Patagonia 2016 tour

Viva's own Jo Saunderson travelled South to discover the beauty of Patagonia.  Glacier trekking, mountain adventures and more ...

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When is the best time to visit Mexico?
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Have you ticked off South America's BIG Five?

Have you ticked off the 'Big Five' bucket list items in South America?  

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Have you ticked off South America's BIG Five?

Have you ticked off the 'Big Five' bucket list items in South America?  

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Viva celebrates the Day of the Dead

Viva Expeditions hosted New Zealand travel agents for a fun night celebrating Mexico and the Day of the Dead. 

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Authentic farming tours in South America
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10 Reasons To Visit Cuba

Fascinating history, rich culture, white sand beaches, classic cars, music, rum and more ....

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The Legend of Argentina’s Gaucho Gil
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Miracle of Difunta Correa

A shrine devoted to her is visited by thousands of people annually to pay their respects. Learn why ...

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The Andes - Backbone of South America
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Antarctica's unpredictable environment

Antarctica is an untamed environment that can be be unpredictable...

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New Sights on our Patagonia Small Group Tours
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Viva's Helping Hands

A network of locals who we can count on to lend us a helping hand.

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A trip to Antarctica
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Polar Plunge for Philzy

Raising money for urgent cancer treatment.

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New! Argentina Asado Adventure
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Where exactly is Patagonia?

Discovering Southern Argentina & Chile

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Farewell to Douglas Tompkins - the Protector of Patagonia
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Ahoy! 300 hundred years of sunken treasure found off the coast of Colombia…

Perhaps the largest discovery of sunken treasure ever!

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Team Viva! Introducing Emma
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Lodge to Lodge Trekking to Machu Picchu

Cultural immersion, lodge-to-lodge journeying, exploration of breathtaking landscapes…

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Spending a Little History in Argentina

The famous faces of Argentina's currency.

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Best of Patagonia 2014 / 2015
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Lodge to Lodge Trekking to Machu Picchu

Cultural immersion, lodge-to-lodge journeying, exploration of breathtaking landscapes…

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Top 7 Things to do in Peru
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Exciting changes to our Patagonia Group Tours

We are excited to announce changes to two of our most popular expeditions.

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Travel to the Amazon Jungle
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Iguazu Falls - Devils Throat Footbridge Re-Opens

Repairs are complete and services continue as normal. 

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Team Viva! Introducing Mel & Franco
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The Singular Hotel in Patagonia

This is a place so completely unique that it completely blew us away.

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Tips for Travelling in South America with Babies
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Visit Tigre & the Delta, Argentina Travel

Highlights of a day of exploration. 

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Local Currency while Travelling in Argentina
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Iguazu Falls - Devils Throat Footbridge Closed

Heavy flooding causes closure of popular walkway.

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A Close Encounter: Face-to-face with a Puma in Torres Del Paine
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Tips for Travelling at Altitude

Minimize the effects of altitude with these handy hints.

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Multi-country tours: Making it easy to plan your Latin America Adventure
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The Singular Hotel in Patagonia

This is a place so completely unique that it completely blew us away.

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Galapagos Islands - a photographic journey
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Inti Raymi - the festival of the Sun
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Trekking in South America

Have you ever thought about a walking tour in South America?  

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Changes to our Patagonia Group Expeditions for 2014 / 2015
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Santiago Wine Tour

Chile is a food and wine lovers paradise.

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Why Viva?
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The Walk of Faith

A 45km midnight Pilgrimage in the Ecuadorian highlands. 

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - 10 Ways To Spice Up Your Stay In Rio!
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Santiago Cycle Tours

Discover Santiago by bike.

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SANTIAGO AIRPORT LOUNGES
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Lake Titicaca, Peru – Birthplace of the Incas

Uncover the mysteries of Taquile Island.

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Why Viva?
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PERU RAIL reschedules its route to Machu Picchu

Updates to schedules during the Andean wet season. 

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Team Viva! Introducing Rachel Williams
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Life in the Amazon Rainforest

Travelling by river through the immense Amazon Rainforest. 

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