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Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2011
Though 2011 is still young, it’s already been an excellent year for Chile’s rapidly expanding travel industry. This is awards season in tourism, and Chile has scored top spots on two of the world’s ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
With sweltering temperatures and not a snowflake in sight, Christmastime is a little different in Peru .
That doesn’t stop the natives from getting in the festive spirit,
though – Christmas light ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, November 2012
Everyone knows that the best time to visit Costa Rica is in dry season, from mid-December through April or so, when the sun is shining and prices are at a premium. Or is it? Costa Rica is a popular ...
Written by Panama Expert: Kevin, Panama, May 2012
We asked Kevin for his top activities for visitors to Panama, and here’s what he had to say... Editor's Note: This recommendation was taken from our Travel Blog . Visit his original post, ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, June 2012
The colorful culture of the Quechua-speaking peoples seems mysterious to many travelers, an exotic element of Peru ’s
Andean population, always visible in bright woolen textiles, yet
There’s a reason why this vibrant metropolis, the capital of Ceara, is one of Brazil’s favorite places to vacation and relax. The balmy climate, beautiful warm-water beaches and outstanding nightlife ...
Vast and varied, timeless and tempting, Brazil beckons travelers from all over the world. From pristine rainforests to urban jungles, world-class parties to quiet beaches, there is something here for ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2012
While Peru was once a budget traveler’s dream (and parts of it certainly still is), many of the most popular spots will have backpackers going through soles at an alarming rate. Some of this is ...
Written by Anne D, USA, November 2010
Over the holiday weekend, some friends and I decided to get out of Quito to do some exploring and traveled to Canoa, a beautiful beach town south of Pedernales and north of Manta. Canoa is great for ...
Written by esmith, December 2012
You might think that for New Year’s Eve, the place to be in Chile would be Santiago . While there are (not insubstantial) fireworks ( fuegos artificiales ) in Santiago, the biggest party of the ...
Written by Ernest White, February 2013
Straddling the equator and offering up some of the most memorable ecological experiences in the world, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands house some of the planet’s most unique wildlife amid a striking, ...
Written by Viator, October 2012
Smaller than neighboring Ambergris Caye, but with equally flat waters, a nearby reef, a lagoon and mangrove side and constant trade winds, there’s plenty to do on Caye Caulker for nature enthusiasts ...
Written by Viator, September 2012
For those looking for an adventurous vacation, Arequipa offers many opportunities. The most popular adventure activity is visiting Colca Canyon, the third most popular tourist attraction in Peru, ...
Written by Ernest White, March 2013
Turquoise water and sandy cliffs bring beach bums to one of Brazil’s most exclusive strands, Pipa Beach. Called Praia da Pipa in Portuguese and located a mere 52 miles from the northeastern city of ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, November 2011
With its remarkable weather, fantastic vistas, and more than 200km
(124mi) of bicycle paths and lanes (plus many other roads closed to
automobile traffic on Sundays and holidays), Rio de Janeiro ...
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