12 Top Archaeological Sites of Mexico’s Yucatan

June 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Progettocrema Some of the world’s most famous ruins can be found in this expansive, steamy lowland peninsula covering the southern Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo (as well as, many people don’t realise, northern Belize...Leer más

Catalan Painter Alfredo Palmero Loves Visitors

June 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

       Alfredo Palmero “Hola, hola! Is that you? I’m coming”, a lanky, pony-tailed figure, leaning precariously out of an upstairs window, called down to us. Moments later, the heavily carved front door opened, and we were admitted ...Leer más

New Puerto Rico Modern-Art Fair Showcases Cool Caribbean

June 1, 2017 - Sin comentarios

MECA If you’ve ever visited San Juan, you’ve undoubtedly walked past or perhaps even browsed many of the Old San Juan art galleries, with offerings ranging from tourist kitsch to cutting-edge, avant-garde works. And in fact in recent years the s...Leer más

The Truly Astonishing Biodiversity of Colombia

May 31, 2017 - Sin comentarios

As many and myriad places as we visit and marvels that we witness in this wide, wonderful world, it's the wonders of nature especially that never fail to keep amazing us. And while there are many destinations that deliver those wonders in spades...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Howard Pyle/Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main", Harper's Magazine In the fifth film of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales (aka Salazar’s Revenge), the eponymous evil and undead Spanish navy captain Armando...Leer más

Barcelona’s Iconic Montjuïc Hill Celebrated in Poster Exhibition

May 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ajuntament de Barcelona The "mountain" known as Montjuïc (at a maximum 185 metres/606 feet high, really more like a broad, shallow, and admittedly very big hill) in Barcelona's southwest looms large over the city not just physically but ...Leer más

Urban Japan Through the Eyes of a Polish Photographer

May 25, 2017 - Sin comentarios

mtmjolnir/YouTube He could be a poster boy of post-Cold War artistic globalisation. At age 31, Lukasz Palka, from Tarnów, Poland by way of Chicago, has been based in Tokyo for the past decade and specialises in gritty urban (and especially noct...Leer más

Notes From Underground: Caves of the Dominican Republic

May 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

The Dominican Republic is of course well known as a destination for marvelous beaches, cool adventure sports, and the historic corners of its capital Santo Domingo. Much more "under cover," if you will, is what's underground: thousands upon thous...Leer más

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

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