In Costa Rica, Arenal = Adventure

May 22, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Robert Cicchetti Since the 1980s, Costa Rica has of course made a huge name for itself as not only a beach but also ecotourism and soft adventure destination.  And it’s especially this last that has become a speciality of a region of Alajuela p...Leer más

3 Art & Architecture Icons of São Paulo

May 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Nicolás de Camaret Latin America's largest city is a largely business-travel destination doesn't usually make it onto the radar of the holiday traveller. But if you have an interest in art and architecture, there are most definitely good reas...Leer más

How An Escalator Lifted Medellín, Colombia

May 3, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Telemedellín Most of us deal with escalators all the time - at work, shopping, going out for fun - and while they're a tremendous convenience, don't really think twice about them. But in one major city of South America, they have changed countl...Leer más

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

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

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