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Written by Viator, August 2010
One of the biggest crowd pullers for the Cidade Maravilhosa of Rio de Janeiro is its annual Carnival and Mardi Gras celebrations, attracting over 500,000 foreign tourists each year. During the ...
Written by Ernest White, November 2012
Rio de Janeiro
is known for a few high-profile events that command the world’s
attention every year, and some of the biggies are even free. Still,
Rio’s got a few more rockin’ street festivals ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2011
The 18th of September is Chilean Independence Day, merely one highlight of a month-long celebration known as Mes de la Patria, Month of the Fatherland. Visitors will enjoy parades, flag-waving, ...
Written by Ernest White, December 2012
Embraced lovingly by emerald mountains and azure seas, Rio de Janeiro offers the perfect setting for precious romance. True, unadulterated sex in the sultry city is easy to come by, but don’t ...
Written by Viator, December 2012
Few cities of its size are as underrated as São Paulo. Many visitors to Brazil know it as the primary international gateway and connection point for more famous beach destinations, but those ...
Written by esmith, March 2013
Cerro Castor is said to be the best skiing in Argentina, and it’s just 30 minutes’ drive on a paved road from Ushuaia, the undisputed capital of Tierra del Fuego, the large island at the tip of the ...
Written by Viator, July 2011
I am a sucker for ancient ruins. For example, the last time I went to Cancun, I said no thanks to the trip to Xel-Ha in favor of visiting the nearby Mayan ruins. Just thinking about the ingenuity and ...
Written by esmith, December 2012
As you might imagine, there is no giant ice-skating rink with a big Christmas tree in the middle in Santiago, Chile at Christmas time. It’s summertime here, and while you will find some sweaty, ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2012
Buenos Aires, bustling and modern, is the Argentine capital and an endlessly fascinating urban landscape to explore. But you might find yourself pining for a quiet, colonial city, with strollable ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2011
With the turn of the 20th century, a new dance called the tango
swirled out of Rio de la Plata's teeming urban underclasses. It combined
Spanish, Italian, and French steps remembered by poor ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2012
There are many reasons, believe it or not, to come to the “Southernmost City in the Americas,” Ushuaia, Argentina (with a nod to neighboring Puerto Williams, Chile, which shares that tourism ...
Written by Lebawit Lily Girma, February 2013
It’s likely that you’ll hear this acronym mentioned more than once when you arrive in the western Cayo District of Belize, a popular area of Belize for inland adventure activities: “ATM”. Actun ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
While the Northern Hemisphere turns up the central heating and gears up for a white Christmas, Buenos Aires is experiencing its annual heat wave, with sweltering temperatures sending many ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, December 2012
This was once Brazil’s boomtown, where untold billions were made off the bounty of the rainforest. Founded in 1669, Manaus profited off rainforest products ranging from rubber to Brazil nuts; ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2012
While Rio de Janeiro gets all the ink (and Sao Paolo, the business), the true birthplace of what we now think of as Brazilian culture is the tropical capital of Bahia State, Salvador de Bahia. ...
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