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San Jose in Costa Rica is many things to many people. Looming skyscrapers, glitzy malls, busy businessmen and a fast-paced lifestyle is perhaps the more obvious appearance to those visiting on ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2011
Most visitors to Brazil’s lush, wealthy Brasilia State come to enjoy the fantastic beaches, such Praia de Forte, Costa de Sauipe, and Itaparica Island, as well as the rich cultural milieu, historic ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
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 Viator, May 2012
The Amazon Basin as a whole, and Iquitos in particular, is one of the world’s most attractive destinations for birders. They migrate here throughout the year in search of some 600 officially ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
Costa Rica is full of nature reserves and wildlife parks, but one of the most popular is the Carara National Park, an easy day trip just 2 hours drive from San Jose and a key attraction for cruise ...
Mountain climbing in Ecuador is but one of many adventure activities offered in the northern stretch of the Andes, and climbing Cotopaxi is often featured on the bucket lists of backpackers from ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, January 2012
When the coffee harvest is in full swing in Costa Rica , with much of the country taking time out to pick the sweet, red fruits that were once the foundation of the nation’s economy. Luckily, you ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2011
The Amazon winds 6992 kilometers (4345 miles) through the South
American rainforest, connecting Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia,
Venezuela, Guyana, and of course Brazil
with its massive flow ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012
While Rio de Janeiro is growing rapidly—the metropolitan area now clocks in at some 6.3 million inhabitants—it has preserved, at its heart, one of the largest and loveliest urban greenspaces in the ...
Forbes magazine, the respected business biweekly, recently selected Costa Rica‘s Manuel Antonio National Park as one of the world’s most beautiful protected areas. With 7000 of the planet’s ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2011
Though it sometimes seems as if our world were entirely tamed, this is emphatically not the truth. Nowhere is this more clear than the depths of the Amazon rainforest, a region—though increasingly ...
If the hustle and bustle of Brazil’s most exuberant city, Rio de Janeiro, gets to be too much, there’s one little green spot in the Lagoa district that offers all the peace and tranquility one could ...
International tourism to Chile’s spectacular slice of Patagonia is on the rise, and there’s a brand-new bilingual magazine covering the region. It’s operated by respected travel writer and ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, March 2012
On the Bolivian border, not far from Puno and famed Lake Titicaca, the “highest navigable body of water in the world,” is a unique conservation zone clinging with lush abandon to the Andes, as they ...
The Peruvian Amazon is one of the most best kept secrets for travelers interested in visiting the rainforest. The melodies of Peru‘s Madre de Dios wilderness are sung by scores of frogs and more ...
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