Duck into the upscale boutiques on Buenos Aires's Recoleta district, soak up the sun at one of the fabulous beaches in Rio de Janeiro, or enjoy a boat ride on Lake Titicaca, in Bolivia - the highest navigable lake in the world. Enjoy award-winning wines and world-renowned seafood in Chile, or dine at world-class restaurants in Caracas, Venezuela. Our local writers have travelled throughout these countries, as well as Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. This brand new edition of our popular guide to South America covers all the trends and tourist hotspots in each country. This is a truly comprehensive guide with a wide variety of hotel and restaurant recommendations to suit diverse tastes and budgets and detailed coverage of all the main attractions as well as some hidden gems off the beaten path. Before you leave for South America, make sure you pack your 'Fodor's' guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.