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South America

Getting a taste for Mendoza

Getting a taste for Mendoza

The stunning mountain backdrop to Mendoza

This one looks delicious, I thought as I swirled the wine around in my glass and took an indelicately large slurp.

“Ah yes, a definite aroma of diesel and a lingering taste of …

Argentinean Adventures

Argentinean Adventures

The next move is the most important of them all, our tango teacher said as I wobbled precariously on one leg.

Argentina’s sexy tango

My other leg was provocatively hooked behind my partner’s thigh, and I couldn’t imagine executing any …

Bonaire – More than a Diver’s Paradise

Bonaire – More than a Diver’s Paradise

Photo courtesy www.diviresorts.com

Located about 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela Bonaire is the “B” of the Dutch Caribbean “ABC Islands” (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) and has long been known among scuba enthusiasts as a diver’s paradise. (In fact, …

Caribbean via Colombia

Caribbean via Colombia

“What do you think of Colombia?” my husband asked. Colombia? We were searching for a way to get to South America from the States, and round-trip flights to the most popular destinations — Argentina, Peru, Chile — were surprisingly expensive. …

Five Wineries to Visit in Argentina

Five Wineries to Visit in Argentina

Clos de Los Siete Winery
Clos de Los Siete Winery

Argentina is a county of unparalleled beauty, from lush pampas, filled with grazing beef (or cows, depending on your view), to the crisp beauty of the lakes, mountains and glaciers of Patagonia, to the arid …

Introducing Iquitos

Introducing Iquitos

Busy Iquitos motocarro traffic

Tourists tend to choose Colombia or Brazil over Peru as their preferred jungle getaway, but Iquitos is definitely worth a visit. And since the Amazon has recently made the provincial list of the New Seven Natural

10 Destinations for 2012: Where Do You Want to Go?

10 Destinations for 2012: Where Do You Want to Go?

 

 

 

Belize

 

 

–Five Destinations from the Author–

1. Mayan World:

This year it’s all about the “Mundo Maya” or “Mayan World,” which is mostly centered in Guatemala, Belize, southern Mexico’s Yucatan region and Honduras. …

DOs and DONTs: New Year in Valparaiso

DOs and DONTs: New Year in Valparaiso

Chilean Revelers

Valparaiso, for want of a better word, is a shanty town on the coast of Chile. Starting from its docks, sitting in that all too commonly found water, colored grayish brown by the offal of container ships, it …

Lost your luggage? Where to find replacements for what you need

Lost your luggage? Where to find replacements for what you need

We’ve all had it happen to us — you think you’ve packed everything you need for your vacation, only to discover at some point along the way that something, or several things, have been left behind. Or worse, your luggage …

Bohemia in Lima: Barranco District’s Five Best Nightclubs

Bohemia in Lima: Barranco District’s Five Best Nightclubs

By night, the Barranco district of Lima, Peru is teeming with 20-something-year-old hipsters clad in ripped jeans and miniskirts, chain smoking outside the city´s hottest clubs. They pose in front of portraits of rock legends while the music thumps inside. …

Transport in Bolivia

Transport in Bolivia

La Paz Transport

I’m not a man designed for transport really, be that public or otherwise. My limbs are longer than they should be, my posture is terrible, and I have trouble sleeping in anything other than a bed. So …

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