Learning Traditional Mayan Weaving on Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán

January 16, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Joakim Lloyd Raboff Central America’s largest and perhaps most diverse country has many dramatic spots that evoke a marked sense of place – the jawdropping ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal; the colonial splendour of Antigua; the castaway Caribbean...Leer más

Getting Arty at ArtWalk in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

January 11, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Colektika For decades one of Mexico's most popular and beloved resort cities, Puerto Vallarta has become reknowned for not just its beaches, dining, nightlife, and ecotourism, but also its art galleries, fed by astonishing talents both local and...Leer más

Nature, Castles & Olive Trees in the Cazorla Reserve of Andalusia’s Jaén Province

January 10, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Ana del Castillo  Jaén is likely the least known of the eight provinces in Andalusia, the south of Spain. But it's an agricultural and nature powerhouse in its own right - in addition to its elegant Renaissance capital, home to more than a rel...Leer más

El Salvador’s Volcanoes National Park Is a Blast

December 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Alexander Bonilla Among other things, Central America is famous for its volcanoes, especially Costa Rica and Nicaragua. But less well known is that the highest density of volcanoes - both dormant and active - is in their much smaller neighbour to...Leer más

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

Ecotourism in Algeria’s Ahaggar National Park Marks 30 Years

November 28, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Joachim Himmeröder   Next door to Morocco, Algeria is very much off the beaten path, touristically speaking, in large part because of its troubled past. But as this blog noted last year, capital Algiers is a tremendously rewarding and safe...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

Astonishing Sea-Turtle Spotting in Guatemala

October 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Steven Zwerink Giant marine turtles are truly one of nature's most moving miracles throughout their life cycles - babies hatch from beach sands and endure a frantic rush to the ocean before being devoured by ravenous, swooping sea birds, growing ...Leer más

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