The Winning Personality of Brazilian Cuisine

April 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

While Brazil does have many dishes popular across the country, such as the iconic bean stew feijoada (top), its geographical enormity and diversity comes with a complex, intensely savoury, and generally impressive variety of cuisine. It’s a var...Leer más

Quito Eats: 10 Delish Dining Spots at 2,800 Metres

April 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos: David Paul Appell Way up in the Andes, Ecuador’s capital city – the word’s highest official capital – is something muy especial indeed, its bustling modern precincts surrounding a historic old town dating back to 1543 that is not ...Leer más

Celebrating Colombia’s Vallenato Music

March 31, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Along with cumbia, the folk music form known as vallenato is a calling card of Colombian culture, and its Vallenata Legend Festival is a particularly momentous one, marking its 50th edition this year April 26-30 in the city of Valledupar, in ...Leer más

Northwest Argentina: Wine, Cheese & Spectacular Landscapes

March 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Beyond capital Buenos Aires, South America's second largest country is packed with an enormous variety of incredible sights, sites, and experiences. And one area which tends to get less attention from visitors is its northwest, the Argentine Nort...Leer más

Street Art of Havana: A Photo Essay

March 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

In the past few years, art has truly been one of the bright spots in Cuba's cities, and especially in capital Havana. In addition to a quite fine Museum of Cuban Fine Arts (Calle Trocadero between Zulueta & Monserrate), with works spanning t...Leer más

The Lovely, Little Known Wine Country of Brazil

March 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos | David Paul Appell When even wine connoisseurs think of Latin America and the fruit of the vine, Argentina and Chile of course immediately spring to mind. But to their east, in Brazil’s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, lies a sli...Leer más

Guatemala – Culture, Nature, and….Weddings??

March 2, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Dave Wilson Though the largest country in Central America, Guatemala is by world standards pretty small - just 109,000 square kilometres (just over 73,300 sq. miles). that offers much more than one can imagine, and the thing is that this...Leer más

It’s Time Again: Carnaval in Rio!

February 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Nicolas de Camaret Rio de Janeiro's greatest and most famous festival is unquestionably one of the world's, as well, an over-the-top extravaganza of samba schools parading their raucous music, dancing, and extravagant floats and costumes...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Lisbon!

February 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Rrrainbow Portugal's capital on the Tagus River is an atmospheric city indeed, so it's no surprise that over the years it has charmed various filmmakers into using it as a backdrop for their art, with water locations and the city's famed, ...Leer más

Love ‘La La Land’? You’ll Love Its Los Angeles Locations, Too

February 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Lionsgate Just when you thought that Hollywood’s musicals from its golden era were deep-sixed and buried six feet under, here comes La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, which recently swept the Golden Globes (with a record ...Leer más

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