Patagonia: Land of the Giants

Patagonia is a truly enchanting region of Southern Argentina and Chile. With everlasting snow-capped mountains, ancient ice blue glaciers, emerald green lakes, and heavenly green forests, its awe-inspiring natural beauty makes it one of the most spectacular destinations on Earth. Over the past few months, the Blue Parallel team traveled extensively through many of the […]

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Inside Scoop: Santa Maria de Lobos

When having an extra day to spend in Buenos Aires, many travelers will take advantage of the time to explore the area outside the city known as the Pampas. This region is most known for its gaucho culture – Argentine cowboys who roam the plains on horseback tending the land or corralling cattle. The landscape […]

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Inside Scoop: Teatro Colon

An iconic symbol of Buenos Aires, Teatro Colon is a beautiful masterpiece of design and architecture that has featured famous musical and theatrical acts from all over the world. With a private behind-the-scenes tour of the theater built in 1889, the history and magic is revealed in detail from the original design to the restorations, […]

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Our Top Picks for Historical Hotels

Our Latin American and Mediterranean destinations are home to beautiful hotels with dramatic histories. From palaces to ancient ruins to noble families and famous architects, these hotels and their stunning properties are intertwined with the local history. Latin America Hotel Monasterio, Cusco, Peru Originally built as a monastery in the 16th century, today this Belmond […]

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Exploring Latin America through Art

In recent years, Latin America has emerged as a top destination for art lovers. For these travelers, we have compiled our favorite experiences-all of which include private guided tours that will have you planning your next adventure of a lifetime with Latin American art in mind!   1) Buenos Aires, Argentina In addition to a […]

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Latin America’s Best Hotels of 2015

Blue Parallel’s favorite luxury hotels of Latin America, ranked in one fabulous Top 10 List! Alvear Palace Hotel – Buenos Aires, Argentina  Located in the central and fashionable neighborhood of Recoleta, the Alvear Palace Hotel is acclaimed for its classic style architecture, elegance and luxury accommodations. In keeping with the theme of elegance, the rooms […]

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