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Hostelworld South America Podcasts

Presented by Hostelworld.com Editor Colm Hanratty and other members of the Hostelworld team, our award-winning podcasts are recorded in cities all over the world with people who tell us about things unique to their city. And in our London and New York City city guide podcasts Colm tells you what not to miss there and more.

Hostelworld Podcasts

Rio de Janeiro - Home of the 'favela'

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (South America)
Marcelo Armstrong, founder of 'Favela Tour', Rio de Janeiro's original favela tour, speaks to Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty to explain what a 'favela' is, why he decided to start the tour, and that there are many positive aspects to them and not just negative ones.


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Rio de Janeiro - Home of the 'favela'

Buenos Aires - A city tour

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina (South America)
As Buenos Aires is so big, seeing all it can to offer can prove to be difficult. A good way to see as much as possible is by going on a city tour. In this podcast Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Mariana Gallow of Travel Line tours in Buenos Aires to talk about their 'Traditional Buenos Aires City Tour' which can be booked on Hostelworld.com. In the podcast she tells Colm about some of Buenos Aires' most famous squares, neighbourhoods and much more.


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Buenos Aires - A city tour

Mendoza - Wine capital of Argentina

Location: Mendoza, Argentina (South America)
Fernando Gonzalez of Kahuak Tours speaks to Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty in this podcast recorded in Mendoza, the wine capital of Argentina. In the podcast Fernando tells Colm about the different types of grapes grown, what his own favourite type of wine is and more.


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Mendoza - Wine capital of Argentina

Santiago - Close to the mountains, close to the sea

Location: Santiago, Chile (South America)
Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Kristina Schreck from Tourismo Chile about Santiago's unique location...the Chilean capital is just one hour from the heart of the Andes and one hour from the coast. Listen to find out about the best places to visit in each.


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Santiago - Close to the mountains, close to the sea

Cusco - On the Inca Trail

Location: Cusco, Peru (South America)
Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Jose Uscadiaz of Chicon Expedition in Cusco to learn about the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, some alternative routes and more.


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Cusco - On the Inca Trail

Lima - What not to miss

Location: Lima, Peru (South America)
In this podcast recorded in the capital of Peru, Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty talks to Gisella Vasquez of the tourist board there to ask her what visitors shouldn't miss, where are the best places to eat and more.


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Lima - What not to miss
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