The Colourful, Compelling Street Art of San José, Costa Rica

December 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

all photos: Elen Turner   San José, the capital of the perennially pretty Costa Rica, doesn’t have the greatest reputation among travellers. My own first impression was that it was overwhelmingly concrete and grey. As our young Tico tour...Leer más

5 Classic Places to Experience Thanksgiving in the USA

November 23, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Brent Hofacker Today is one of the United States' few annual holidays which most of its inhabitants regardless of origin, age, or creed cherish and when families reunite unlike any other time of year except Christmas. Always observed the fourth Thur...Leer más

San Miguel de Allende, One of Mexico’s Top Gems

November 8, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Everyone remembers their first visit to this splendid colonial city in Mexico's central highlands. Mine was in 2013 with my good friend Chava, not just one of those people who exudes bubbly enthusiasm wherever he goes, but also passionate about ...Leer más

The Nightlife of Buenos Aires, Both Traditional & Cutting-Edge

November 1, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Sviluppo There's certainly no shortage of world cities that know how to let their hair down after the sun goes down and enjoy the night away. Not always hard partying, of course - it can be animated chats in lively, sometimes historic cafés; hangin...Leer más

In the Footsteps of Chile’s Great Poet Pablo Neruda

October 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Bilbioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile If Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (above with 1960s president Salvador Allende) were alive today - well, he'd be 113, but anyway he'd also be plenty bemused by the fact that so many visitors journ...Leer más

Córdoba, Spain’s Nifty New Flower Fest

October 20, 2017 - Sin comentarios

FLORA International Flower Festival The ancient, atmospheric, labyrinthine old quarter of this Andalusian city on the Guadalquivir River is known for its history, its winding cobblestone lanes, its grand mosque/cathedral, and its lovely patios. And ...Leer más

Japan’s Spectacular Takayama Matsuri Festival

October 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

We arrived before 10 am, and our VIP group was hastily ushered to seats arranged right in front of one of the main yatai – a festival float on wheels, presented before Sakurayama Hachiman shrine, the main protector of the city since its enl...Leer más

Magical Mérida, Capital of Mexico’s Yucatan

October 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Vladimir Korostyshevskiy Founded just 50 years after Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas, the capital of Mexico’s Yucatan state has since 1542 has been a city thriving with beauty, culture and history. Yet compared with the Yucatan Penin...Leer más

A Half Century of Sitges’ Fantasy Film Fest

October 5, 2017 - Sin comentarios

  Catalonia's iconic holiday city by the sea, just 45 minutes south of Barcelona, is known for its sun, sand, and quaint whitewashed architecture. But Sitges has also developed quite a festival scene, and the doyen of said scene reache...Leer más

In Buenos Aires, i Latina Is a Pan-Latin Foodie Phenom

September 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

i Latina Beyond tango, cafés, culture, exciting nightlife, and parrillada (classic barbecued beef), Argentina's capital has been sprouting an impressively diverse foodie scene, with fine dining running the gamut of world cuisines. But in this div...Leer más

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