Central & South America:
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The gateway town to Patagonia’s blue Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park, El Calafate is also a resort destination bordering Lake Argentino. Birdwatchers flock here to watch the ...
Day 1: Bright Lights, Big City Get to know one of the world’s largest cities by heading directly into its heart with a tour of neo-Gothic Sé Cathedral and a few hours of free culture at the ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2011
As the Chilean
coastline plunges south toward the Antarctic, it begins to fray into
glacier-carved fjords and rain-forested islands, beginning with the
Chiloé Archipelago. All but lost in ...
Written by Anne D, USA, March 2011
I’ve been living in Ecuador now for six months, and since well before I got here I’d been hearing great things about the Quilotoa Loop in Cotopaxi Province. My boyfriend came to visit so this past ...
Written by Ernest White, January 2013
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 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 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 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 ...
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 Ernest White, February 2013
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, May 2012
The misty mountainsides of Costa Rica ,
rich with fertile, volcanic soils, are famed for growing some of the
finest coffee in the world. If you’re curious about how your daily dose
of wide awake ...
Written by Viator, November 2012
Because of its western location, close to the border town of Benque del Viego, San Ignacio is a relatively short ride away from Guatemala and Tikal National Park, a World Heritage Site since 1979, ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, February 2012
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 ...
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