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South & Central America

Warm your heart with Chilean empanadas

These delicious meat-filled pastries will transport you straight to Chile and are the perfect way to warm and inspire your heart for an epic South American adventure!
Pisco Sour by Cathrine Gunasekara

Raise your glass to the pisco sour

Whether you’re visiting Chile or Peru, the pisco sour is a must try drink on your South American holiday.
Ateneo Bookstore, Buenos Aires

Travel tips | Books that inspired us to travel

We love to read. We love to read before we travel and when we travel. We’ve asked the Bunnik Tours team which books have inspired them to travel. Here are some of their favourites.
Sacred Valley, Peru

South America Hotspots

It’s no secret that South America is an incredible destination to visit, home to a variety of unique countries, rich history and incredible landscapes. When a region is as big and as vast as South America it can be hard to decide on where to go and what to do. We’ve done the hard work for you.... where will you go?
Chocolate treats

Chocolate around the world

Hot chocolate, pain au chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate brownies, churros dipped in chocolate, napolitana de chocolate, chocolate mousse, chocolate gelati, chocolate chip cookies. There are almost countless ways to enjoy chocolate. Lets take a look at some of the many ways chocolate is devoured around the world.
Versailles

When travel is more than the destination

Everyone looks for different things from travel but one thing that is common to creating great memories on tour is that time to just simply be in a place. That time you get to yourself to explore the world in a way that is of interest to you.
Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Life is for living, Rio style

Like all people I flew into Rio with lots of preconceived notions and a little bit of apprehension – it was a place to party, had some good beaches but it was also a place where you had to be extra careful of your belongings, in fact if you believe some guidebooks you wouldn’t leave your hotel without an escort. Within 2 days my apprehensions were gone and I was ready to move to Rio de Janeiro – yes I want to live in Rio!
Devil's Nose Train, Ecuador

Riding the famous Devil's Nose Train

Known locally as the Nariz del Diablo, the Devil’s Nose train in Ecuador is one of the most iconic rail journeys in South America. A segment of the Trans-Andean railroad, it was one of the most complicated railroads to have been built when construction began way back in 1872.

Top 10 places to visit in Peru

It might be 6 times smaller than Australia, but there are so many incredible places to visit in Peru. What's at the top of your list?