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Walking Peru: Discover Cuzco  by: Tony Maniscalco
Walking Peru through ancient Incan temples and fortresses, and traversing this most fascinating of landscapes cannot fail to fill you with a sense of awe. Peru is a treasure-trove of history, culture..
Teaching English in Honduras  by: myitoi
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..
ESL Teaching With No BS Degree  by: Mary Jane
I'm a student at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. My main intrests are TESL and Montessori Education. I am thinking of taking time away from the Public American School System to travel..
Re: Guanajuato Tourist Season 2007  by: Marcos El Malo
Hey, isn't Bar Ocho specifically for drunken gringos? Take a minute and look at the name: Bar Ocho. Borracho. Get it? Anyway, my understanding is that it's always been somewhat of an expat/tourist..
Fire Vs. Ice The Tale Of The Clashing General Personality Traits Between South And North America  by: Seba Valdez
Ok before I moved to South America, one of the main things and aspect I noticed about the latino culture from tv was their love for the rhythm of their music to the likes of samba or salsa. Music..
Go to Guatemala!  by: Matthew Keegan
By Matthew Keegan Does Mayan culture pique your interest? Do you want to see a live volcano? Does visiting a place called the Land of Eternal Spring interest you? If so, go to Guatemala! Nestled in..
Guanajuato: Unexplained Mysteries  by: Douglas Bower
If you read guidebooks or travel articles about México, you will read that Mexicans are wonderfully accommodating, friendly, warm, and generous to strangers. You will be given the impression these..
Paying For Your Self-Indulgence By Living the Life of An Expatriate  by: Robert Forst
It isn't very comforting to contemplate living on an inadequate income, forced to draw excessive supplementary funds from your IRA as you age and perhaps manifest some serious signs of ill health...
Twenty-Five Facts About Chile  by: Javan McCabe
1. Chile is one of only two countries which doesn't border Brazil 2. Over a third of the world's copper is produced in Chile 3. Antofagasta is situated in the Atacama desert and at one point no rain..
Get away from the rest of the world and explore Cancun  by: Travel Expert
Whether it’s your honeymoon, your anniversary, or it’s just an escapade with your loved one, Cancun is without a doubt one of the world’s most romantic destinations. Located on the coast of the..
Hints and tips for your holiday in Peru  by: Dan Clarke
Planning your holiday in Peru. Peru is a country with a rich and varied cultural and architectural heritage. Facing the Pacific, it enjoys spectacular and varied scenery, including Lake Titicaca, the..
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..
Living in Costa Rica - A First Week of Adventures and Shopping  by: William Clanton
I am experiencing Costa Rica from the ground-up - literally. Due to my semi-remote location and the fact that I don't yet have a car means I am putting my soles to the ground and hoofing it up and..
A Stay At Old San Juan in Puerto Rico  by: Clint Leung
By Clint Leung One of the most used departure ports for cruise ships in the Caribbean is San Juan in Puerto Rico. We decided to arrive a day early to San Juan in order to see some sights before our..
Mexcian Living: Traditional Mexican Eating  by: Douglas Bower
By Douglas Bower I have been a little preoccupied lately with my diet. The reason being is that I am too fat! The doctor told me that I am now Señor Tubby and I need to lose some weight. I am..
The Beach Culture of Buzios, Brazil  by: Michael Zurakhinsky
Brazil is world renowned for its beaches. With a coastline of 4,578 miles and beautiful weather nearly year-round, it's not surprising that the small town of Buzios near Rio de Janeiro is a..
teaching (Antigua Guatemala)  by: myitoi
Transportation in Costa Rica  by: Stephanie A Stover
Whether you are traveling for adventure, for business, or just for relaxation, you need to know how to get to where you want to be. It may be as simple as getting to and from your hotel, or as..
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..
Teach English in Colombia: Grappling with Grammar, Gold, Guns, and Guayaba  by: Larry M. Lynch
Americans avoid Colombia for good reasons. A virtual civil war has been waged for nearly 40 years. Rates of crime and violence are among the world's highest. And then there's the "drug problem." Why..
Life in Mexico: Water, Water Everywhere But Not a Drop to Drink *Picture*  by: Cindi Bower
In the USA, we take it for granted that we can go to the sink for a glass of water anytime we are thirsty. We don't have to wonder if the water is clean or if it is safe to drink. We don't even..
Do You Need To Speak Very Good Spanish To Travel In South America?  by: Maggy Bis
Heaps of individuals who desire to travel stay clear of going to South America simply because they fear they won’t be in position to communicate. They are equally right and wrong. They are wrong,..
Explore the beautiful Galapagos Islands  by: Travel Expert
An archipelago, the Galapagos Islands lie on the equator just west of the Ecuadorean coast. Most famous for Darwin's evolutionary studies, much of the islands' appeal to vacationers has grown..
Everyday Spanish For Your Next Vacation To Mexico  by: Chickie Maxwell
Let's face it, there are a lot of spanish software programs, online spanish programs, and spanish download programs available for the consumer to choose from. We must look at the qualifications..
How to Find Cheap Hotels In Cabo San Lucas  by: Collaborator
If you're looking for a hot tourist attraction with a small town feel, Cabo San Lucas is the place for you! Located just east of Baja's southern tip, Cabo San Lucas boasts breath-taking harbor views...
How to Travel Brazil With Kids  by: Sarah Metzker Erdemir
Gorgeous beaches, breathtaking sunsets, virgin rainforests, and a thrilling nightlife make Brazil a wonderful tourist destination for couples. But what if you're going to Brazil with kids? Sao Paolo..
Anything Goes In The Cancun Nightlife Scene  by: Lee Breeze
After a long day of lying on the beach, a siesta and a fabulous dinner, it's time to do what Cancun is famous! Cancun is the home of exciting nightlife, and is among the best places in..
Rio de Janeiro  by: Sa
What is so interesting about Peruvian culture  by:
My parents are native's from Peru. They have never really taught me anything about Peru except that they were raised from nothing, and had a hard childhood. Anybody else living in Peru currently? Is..
\-|"> I want to undertake an adventure where I can teach English as second or third langauge. I have taught English (Pitman - English for Speakers of Other Languages) for more than 10 years in Adult..
Re: Teaching in Peru  by: MG
have you tried here or just looks kinda hokey but it has a lot of good info! international forums etc etc etc MG
Your comment  by: Jasmine
Ok,, I don't know how often you travel or to how many places in the world you have been, but first of all, you can't compare DC and Santiago. Two different extremes and I speak from personal..
Top Five Family Experiences on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu  by: Jude Limburn Turner
Top five family experiences on the Inca trail to Machu Picchu and Beyond South America. The Amazon River. Thick, humid rainforest. The towering Andes. Lost Inca cities. Nothing could be more exciting..
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..
Re: Why Learn Spanish in Cusco, Peru  by: Catherine Barkley
Hi, Thanks for the great info, I had a similar experience in Cusco peru and I have managed to learn spanish and I believe I end in Intermediate level which will help me a lot in my college study...
Living and Retiring in Bolivia  by: Shannon Roxborough
By: Shannon Roxborough A beautiful and inexpensive place without a tourist in sight. Sound like a dream? It's not. This slice of paradise does exist. Nestled high in the Andes Mountains of South..
Tourist Information For Peru  by: Sharon De Hinojosa
General Travel Information The most visited tourist attractions include Machu Picchu, Cusco, Puno and Lake Titicaca in the East, Chiclayo and Trujillo and their ruins, Mancora, Punta Sal and Colan..
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Living in Mexico - Guanajuato Hotels  by: Douglas Bower
Most tourists who come to Guanajuato want to stay in the center of town in one of the many fine hotels. This is not just understandable but desirable. The center, or El Centro, of most colonial..