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Perched almost at the easternmost tip of Brazil, Baia Formosa’s very name—“beautiful bay” in Portuguese—gives visitors an idea of its tropical charms even before arrival. Located a mere 60 miles ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
Whether you’re escaping the stifling summer heat or just looking to get out of the city, there are plenty of great day trips to take from Buenos Aires. From galloping across the steppe with ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, March 2012
When people think about Costa Rican beer—not an altogether unusual sentiment, particularly when presented with the perfect palm-shaded beach hammock—it is usually Imperial that comes to mind. The ...
Costa Rica is teeming with exotic wildlife with lush rainforests populated with everything from exuberant monkeys to menacing crocodiles; sloths slinking in the shadows and jungle pathways misted ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, November 2012
The Spanish Colonial heart of Bogota, Colombia, is La Candelaria, and unlike other historic districts you’ll find when strolling in Latin America, this vibrant, artsy neighborhood is anything but ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2011
The deal has been sealed on Brazil’s first solar stadium, just one of twelve set to go green in time for the 2014 Olympics. The flagship for this ambitious initiative is Estádio de Pituaçu ...
Written by Ernest White, December 2012
While in the Northern Hemisphere, revelers shiver in cold-weather climes in the run up to the new year, New Year’s Eve in Brazil—known as Reveillon—is sizzling, as summer in the Southern Hemisphere s ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, July 2012
Brazil, world-famous for its beaches, bikinis and glittering nightlife. Despite its spectacular wilderness areas and fascinating culture, this nation enjoys almost mythic appeal to the hedonists, ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, February 2012
Organizers Promise that Upcoming Protests and Marches Won’t Interrupt Transport or Business in Peru .
Big protests are afoot in some of northern Peru’s tourism destinations, and for the next few ...
Written by Anne D, USA, March 2011
Carnaval in Ecuador…what to do, what to do?! Wild parties at the beaches, fiestas in the mountains…or THE JUNGLE! Yes. Fair warning from the get go: if you are in Ecuador over Carnaval weekend, you ...
There’s no bigger bash on Earth than Carnival in Brazil , and while Rio de Janeiro
might host the best-known celebration, cities in every corner of the
country party just as hard. Commemorating ...
Lima might not boast the gambling prowess of Las Vegas, but business is booming for the city’s top casinos – a recent addition to Peru‘s abundant slot machine arcades. Those looking to try their ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2011
Visitors to Santiago with a taste for more modern offerings have plenty to enjoy: MAVI, the Museum of Visual Arts, Museum of Contemporary Art, the free Museo Ralli, and finally, Sculpture Park, ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2012
Much more than just a one-day holiday marking Chile’s independence, September 18th (“Dieciocho”) is really a month-long fiesta that celebrates all things Chilean. From the empanadas and asados ...
Written by esmith, February 2013
In a country like Chile, with 3,000 miles of coastline, you might imagine a tropical paradise, palm-fringed, white-sand beaches with long stretches of sand. In a word, yes. And no. Chile has many ...
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