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Written by Viator, April 2011
See Buenos Aires on two wheels with a guided bike tour that will take you below the surface of touristy Buenos Aires and into the areas where the locals hang out. The half-day bike tour takes either ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2012
rail system was once extensive, built in the 1800s largely to
accommodate the coffee trade and enormous rural population. By the
middle of the 20th century, the drop in coffee prices, ...
Straddling three branches of the Andes, with two coasts and a blanket of jungle on either side, Colombia may not seem like an easy country in which to get around by bus, and historically, it wasn’t. ...
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 Ernest White, January 2013
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 ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, March 2012
Chile is sometimes called La Estrella Solitaria, “The Lone Star,” for the single celestial body on its tricolor flag. When the bandera was first adopted in 1912, however, its designers probably had ...
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 ...
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 ...
Cartagena might be the jewel of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, but that doesn’t mean that visitors to this gorgeous colonial city aren’t also interested in treasures that might be buried a little ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012
It can be tough to leave the marvelous city, as its seemingly endless attractions—beaches, rainforests, nightlife, and so much more—conspire to keep the traveler here long past his or her plans. But, ...
Despite its stunning setting and sleek, ultra-modern air, few would characterize the capital of Chile as an endless assortment of tourist attractions on par with, say, Cancun. This is part of its ...
Rio de Janiero, like most of Brazil, is riding a wave of economic prosperity that makes more developed nations sigh with envy. Last month, Brazil eclipsed the UK to become the world’s sixth largest ...
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
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2012
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 ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2012
Most people think of Rio de Janeiro as a decidedly adult destination: a global party capital known for its nightlife, string bikinis and of course, the debauchery of Carnival. But there’s another ...
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