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Tamales, Medellin | Discover Your South America Blog

Where and What to Eat in Medellín

Where and What to Eat in Medellín Aptly named the City of Eternal Spring, Medellín’s idyllic climate provides the foundation of a great gourmet experience through a rich catalogue of home-grown fruit, vegetables and...
Christmas drinks | Christmas Food in South America

Christmas Food in South America

Christmas Food in South America Think of Christmas dinner and no doubt a huge turkey with plenty of veg, a tasty stuffing and of course the all-important roast potatoes will probably spring to mind....
A Foodie's Guide to Ecuador

A Foodie Guide to Ecuador

A Foodie Guide to Ecuador Ecuador – a country where the food is as rich and varied as every other element that goes into this vibrant corner of South America, making it a truly...
Wine tasting in Uruguay

Wine Tasting in Uruguay

Wine tasting in Uruguay is not something that always comes immediately to mind when planning an adventure tour to South America. Yet, while Argentina and Chile are well-known for producing some of the best...
Punta del Este, New Travel Destination Uruguay

New Travel Destination: Uruguay

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Uruguay tours on our online trip builder, Discover Your South America! Little Uruguay is wedged between Brazil and Argentina, though remains a comparatively new travel destination...
Food in Salvador

Food in Salvador da Bahia

It may be a cliché, but Salvador da Bahia in Brazil is often described as a melting pot of cultures, with its African, European and native influences. Well, the good news for food-lovers is...
Arequipa at dusk

Arequipa City Guide

City breaks in Peru aren’t all about the big-hitters, Lima and Cusco. Head further south and you’ll discover the White City – Arequipa – a beautiful confection of colonial architecture, jostling markets and laidback...
Wine-tasting in Otavalo, Ecuador

South America for Foodies

Here at Surtrek, one of our favourite things about any adventure in South America is experiencing new tastes, as we delve into the local gastronomy during our trips. Better yet, cookery classes and gastronomical...