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Free places to visit in Rio de Janeiro  by: Travel Expert
Urban, gigantic and at the same time majestic, Rio de Janeiro is a metropolis with a multitude of activities to enjoy without the need to spend any money. Whether you’re looking for culture,..
Ecuador - website links  by: info
Exiting Panama's Casco Viejo - "Get Out If You Can"  by: Claire Saylor
Casco Viejo is by far my favorite place in Panama City. Its old world charm draws a mixture of classes and cultures to its open plazas and winding streets. It is easy to lose yourself in the wonder..
Bocas del Toro - Panama History  by: Matt Landau
The islands of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago have been called the Galapagos of the Caribbean. They are located in the extreme western part of the country, only 25 miles from the Republic of Costa..
The Rich Sounds of Oaxaca  by: Alvin Starkman
Remember your auditory sense: It is said that while in Oaxaca, if you don’t look up while sightseeing, you’ll miss a lot (i.e. centuries old detailed carvings, moldings and frescos, trees growing..
Free Portuguese lessons - Video  by: Language
How to Dress for Venezuela  by: Collaborator
Venezuela is a tropical climate located along the equator, which allows the area to have consistent weather year round. The country is located along the Caribbean Sea on the northern coast of South..
10 Great Tourist Destinations You Can Go to in the Bahamas  by: Jonathan Williams
The Bahamas is well known all around the world as one of the greatest travel destinations, and one of the main reasons is because of its pristine beaches and natural wonders. At the Bahamas, you can..
When to Travel to Peru  by: Jenny Landis-Steward
Peru is a coastal, mountainous, jungle country of 30 million people and 11 UNESCO world heritage sites. From ancient Machu Picchu developed by the Incas to modern Lima, with its Spanish colonial..
Focus On Argentina - Find A Fact About Argentina Or Even An Argentina Beach!  by: Matthew Mc Dermott
Argentina – When Spanish conquistadors explored this wondrous land of the South American Hemisphere in the 1500’s, the indigenous peoples of the region graced them with plentiful gifts of silver..
The Best Tour Guide In Ecuador  by:
Ecuador – a tiny country in the South America has a lot to attract everyone towards its land and shore. The country features a great amount of bio-diversity and has become a center of attraction..
Chile - Land of Poets  by: Denisse Romero
Chile - a land of poets and wine, a land of contrasting beauty, a land as romantic as some its famous citizens: Pablo Neruda, Gabriela Mistral, Isabel Allende. Considered the longest country in the..
Panama in 12 Hours - From Breakfast to Lunch  by: Michael Russell
Panama's expansive rainforests are among the richest and most complex on the planet. It's the only country where jaguars and pumas prowl just a short drive from the capital. Its vast, roadless..
Costa Rica's Cost of Living - Can I Really Live on $700 a Month?!  by: William Clanton
A reoccurring question about Costa Rica from those considering moving, retiring or buying a second/vacation home in the area is, "What is the Costa Rica cost of living?" Yes you can still live in..
Machu Picchu Hotels - 4 Options For Different Budgets  by: Gary Sargent
There's only a couple of things left to organize for your long awaited Peru vacation, and hotels is one of them. Naturally, you'll be visiting Machu Picchu, so what are your options? Luckily there is..
Mexican Living: Something's Got to be Done!  by: Douglas Bower
By Douglas Bower Mexico needs to do something about the behavior of Gringos who come to their country who are hell-bent on acting out the Ugly American Syndrome stereotype no matter what. I concluded..
Peru Travel Guide - Step-By-Step on the Lares Trek  by: Matthew Barker
Day 1: 10km, Huaran (2800m) to Cancha Cancha (3800m) Our introduction to the jaw-dropping scenery of Peru's Sacred Valley began long before we started our expedition along the Lares trek. Just..
Costa Rica White Water Rafting Trip  by: Andy Bezara
By: Andy Bezara Costa Rica's mountainous topography and copious rainfall are both responsible for one of the best white water rafting river choices in the world. Experienced rafting outfitters..
Mexico - One of the Best Places to Live and Retire  by: Stephanie Hofstetler
The United Mexican States, better known as Mexico, has got to have the best retirement deal for foreign retirees. "Why," you ask. You're asking me why I think Mexico has one of the best places where..
Chile Travel Destinations & Places to Visit in Chile  by: Gokhan Ozbal
A country in South America, Chile totally reflects the beauty of nature. The country is very well known for its improbable shape. It has an unusual geography of extreme zones which means geysers,..
Mexican Living: Bus Travel Mexican Style  by: Douglas Bower
By Douglas Bower When I was in college, in the prehistoric days, I was a veteran bus traveler. I am not talking about the city buses but the kind you would take from city "A" to city "B" three states..
Caribbean Stopover at St. Thomas of the U.S. Virgin Islands  by: Clint Leung
By Clint Leung One of the most popular ports of call for Caribbean cruise ships is St. Thomas, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. On the three Caribbean cruises that I took so far, two of them included..
Costa Rica Culture and Crime Discussion - 25 Year Resident & Visitor Responds  by: William Clanton
Patrick Mach first came to Costa Rica 25 years ago. Since his initial visit Patrick has run a Costa Rica Bed and Breakfast, become fluent in Spanish via a Costa Rica language emersion school and..
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Overview of Brazil for Travelers  by: Richard Monk
The Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in South America. Following is an overview of fun loving Brazil for travelers. Overview of Brazil for Travelers Indigenous peoples have..
Discover Tamarindo Weddings in Costa Rica  by: Sarah W
Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular with couples who are looking to take their day in the sun, literally in the sun! If you're looking for the perfect beach town; surf, sand and..
Working In Mexico  by: Need Advice
Hello there, I am considering working in Mexico and bringing a 7 year old with me. Can someone give me a rough idea what would be reasonable in terms of salary for decent survival for both of us. I..
Cusco's Best Museums Told by a Local  by: Danielle Lane
If you are a museum go-er and want to check out a few of the dozens of museums in the Cusco, Peru, here is a short guide list of official museums and a brief description of the best pick for that..
Travel to South America: How to Start  by: Mark Van Overmeire
You set your mind and you're ready to travel to South America, a magical place of immense beauty where myth and legend continue to walk hand in hand. I've traveled 18 months in South America and can..
Top-5 Boutique Hotels In The Riviera Maya  by: Timothy Scott
Cancun and the Riviera Maya are known for large all-inclusive resorts that are more about debauchery and noise than relaxation and solitude. A few upscale boutique hotels in the area present a..
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Why Learn Spanish in Cusco, Peru  by: John Slocum
A few of my thoughts over my experience in Cusco to learn Spanish. When you first arrive to this amazing city you’re initially blown away with the colonial and Quechua architecture, some of the..
Facts About Maracaibo Venezuela  by: Abigail Raney
Maracaibo is the second-largest city in Venezuela. It is located in western Venezuela, part of the state of Zulia, on the banks of Lake Maracaibo. One of Columbus' sailors, Alonso de Ojeda, first..
New Year's Eve in Rio: The Mother of All Bashes!  by: Marcia Crowell
New Year’s Eve in Rio, Brazil, is a memorable experience. Sure, there is an awesome fireworks’ show, 4 km of them on Copacabana beach, 20 minutes of light and magic. The fireworks are launched..
Can Machu Picchu survive? *Picture*  by: Martino (teacher)
MACHU PICCHU, Peru — Darwin Camacho, tour guide and denizen of this place for a quarter-century, gestures toward gaps in the famously precise stonework of an Inca wall. "The stones are separating,"..
Re: Teaching in Uruguay  by: Meredtih
Hi, I worked at the ANGLO in Montevideo last year, which also has smaller schools all throughout Uruguay. I enjoyed working there and earned about $US7. The living costs are quite high in Uruguary..
5 Argentina Travel Tips for the Foreign Study Traveler  by: Casey Markee
Have you ever thought of hopping a plane for spring break in Argentina? Maybe you want to study Spanish in Buenos Aires or learn the Tango in Mendoza? Too difficult, you say? No way, but there are a..
The Advantages of Group Travel to Peru  by: E. Ferrer
Group travel can be a great way of exploring Peru, in particular when it comes to interest-specific trips involving adventurous travel that will probably take you off the beaten track. Indeed, many..
The Tourists Attractions Of Sao Paulo  by: Naldo Camarones
The city of Sao Paulo has been compared to the city of New York, and has just as many interesting places to go and unique things to see as New York does! Sao Paulo is South America’s largest city,..