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How to Hitchhike in Latin America  by: Collaborator
Hitchhiking is the budget traveler's answer to inexpensive travel. The opportunities for adventure and insight into the local culture are endless. However, when undertaking this in Latin America,..
The Best Hotels in Lima  by: Travel Expert
These days, finding the perfect holiday spot is truly compulsory. Hence, decide to take on Lima at least for once. Known as the capital of Peru, Lima will certainly manage to impress you. Presenting..
Guanajuato Tourist Season  by: Douglas Bower
About this time of year, I normally start haranguing about tourist season in the little central Mexican town where I live, Guanajuato. If you haven’t been following my articles, and if not, why..
Mexican Living: Daily Schedule of an Expatriate  by: Douglas Bower
By Douglas Bower I was wondering if you might be interested in what I do with my time as an expatriate and if I have any sort of real life. I guarantee you that I do. Here is an example of my life:..
Fond Memories And A Common Sense Approach To Living In Morelia, Mexico  by: David B. Wix
By: David B. Wix For me, living in Morelia was a very rewarding experience. It was certainly far different than what I had been used to in the United States. When I went there in 1997, technology..
The Sights, Sounds, and People of Morelia, Mexico  by: David B. Wix
By:David B. Wix As the sun set on my first evening in Morelia, I found myself reflecting on the day’s events and my initial impressions of this old colonial style city that would be my home for the..
Mexican Living: Bathroom Warnings  by: Douglas Bower
By Douglas Bower You potential male expatriates must bear something in mind if you plan to move to Mexico. Apparently it is a normal sight to see women walking into men’s public rest rooms while..
Peru immigration questions  by: answers.yahoo.com
I am considering immigrating to Peru and retire with a US pension and SSI. I am 64 next year. I am planning to teach English in Lima. Could someone have any knowledge on the following: 1) Medical..
Living in Mexico- Learning Spanish - Wrong Approaches  by: Douglas Bower
The chief problem we Americans have with developing a high degree of spoken fluency is that we take the wrong first steps in acquiring a second language. It's not our faults, really. We are led to..
Cheap Hotels in Montevideo Uruguay  by: Collaborator
A city rich in history and culture, surrounded by beautiful beaches, Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. It is a lovely tourist destination and cheap accommodations are not hard to..
A Guide to Argentina Culture  by: Max Bellamy
Argentina is a republic in southern South America, and the second largest country in South America. Argentina was a region where the people from all over the world came to live in, so it came to be..
The Best Hotels in Lima  by: Travel Expert
These days, finding the perfect holiday spot is truly compulsory. Hence, decide to take on Lima at least for once. Known as the capital of Peru, Lima will certainly manage to impress you. Presenting..
A Travel Through Belize  by: Debra Corbeil and Dave Bouskill
Look Up! The man yells when walking from the bus station to the waterfront of Belize City. Hesitant, you worry that he is trying to distract you to relieve you of your belongings. After all, Belize..
Re: Peru immigration questions  by: Luis Vasquez
Greetings from www.yantalo.org, a Foundation working in the Peruvian Amazon Jungle / Alto Mayo region. Please contact me. We do need volunteer ESL teachers! My cel.: 847 561 5732. Gracias
A Visitors Guide To Buenos Aires Argentina  by: Thomas Smith
Visiting other parts of the world is all about taking in a different life style, and seeing attractions that you would otherwise miss out on. There are many places in the world that you can do this,..
How to Dress for Bolivia  by: Collaborator
Bolivia is a country diverse in climate, ecology and culture, which can make choosing how to dress a bit difficult. What you choose to wear may change day by day, as you travel from city to pueblo,..
A Visitors Guide To Rio de Janeiro Brazil  by: Thomas Smith
Rio de Janeiro is a city located in southeastern Brazil. Many people also know Rio de Janeiro as the Marvelous City. The population of Rio de Janeiro is just over six million people making one of the..
A Travel Through Belize  by: Debra Corbeil and Dave Bouskill
Look Up! The man yells when walking from the bus station to the waterfront of Belize City. Hesitant, you worry that he is trying to distract you to relieve you of your belongings. After all, Belize..
Sidewalks  by: Christopher Au
I've taught in China for eight years. Chinese sidewalks are just as maddening...CA.
Brazil Travel Tips  by: Marcus Verhaegh
Brazil is a Latin American travel destination that is full of amazing cities as well as the extraordinary Amazon. It is also a destination where you'll need to be prepared. Visas, multiple..
Baños Ecuador: Volcano Tours and Discos  by: Steven Gillman
By Steven Gillman In June of 2004, my wife and I spent a week in Banos, Ecuador. Our clean hotel room, with cable TV, cost $6 per night. It was $12 normally, but we're good negotiators. We paid just..
Visiting Cabo San Lucas  by: Jason A. Martin
Cabo San Lucas is well known among vacationers. While it's not heavily populated, it's heavily visited. Cabo San Lucas is located on the coast of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico. Each..
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..
Issues in Latin American Countries  by: Laurie Rappeport
If you plan to travel to Latin America, then take time to investigate the region's history, politics, economy and society. Once you have the data about the region, you will comprehend more of what..
Famous Coastlines in Rio de Janeiro  by: Travel Expert
Rio de Janeiro, a landmark of the entire South America, is not just magnificent due to its numerous attractions; it’s also a great place to spend a summer vacation on the beach. From various..
Caribbean Questions - Questions A Tourist Might Ask About The Caribbean? *Picture*  by: Carrie Vance
* What are the major tourist attractions in the Caribbean? You will surely love your Caribbean vacation travel. There are a multitude of tourist attractions there. The following are just some of the..
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..
History of the Carnival in Rio  by: Candis Reade
The record of the history of the carnival in Rio is dated in year 1723. Refugees from the islands of Portuguese of Cabo Verde and Acores, Madeira has introduced the Entrudo. The idea is generally to..
Overview of Peru for Travelers  by: Richard Monk
Peru is located on the upper west coast of South America. If you are considering Peru as a travel destination, following is an overview of the country. Overview of Peru for Travelers Historically,..
Knowing The Mexican People  by: John Creech
It's part of Mexican culture to take things slower, so everyone else in the city is doing things like they have all the time in the world. I am pleased with the Mexican’s warm and easy approach to..
Information About Cabo San Lucas, Mexico  by: Chad Buleen
Cabo San Lucas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. This area has a mixture of beachside resort destinations, golf courses and restaurants. It is a tourist destination that is..
Re: Costa Rica's Cost of Living - Can I Really Live on $700 a Month?!  by: Joe Chinn
I am a little confused. The second example shows lawyer fees of $400 per MONTH? How can that be? How does owning a home and car require that legal amount monthly? Surely that is a one time cost. Is..
The Beauty and Diversity of Brazil  by: AlyssaDavis
Brazil is a fascinating and beautiful place to live or to visit. It is the world's fifth largest country, in both size and population. It is South America's primary economic power, and covers almost..
All Southern Chile  by: C Spencer
We would like to invite you to make use of the English Portal to All Southern Chile. All Southern Chile is the English portal dedicated to sharing with the World the wonders of living, working, and..
The Nightlife Of Rio De Janeiro  by: Naldo Camarones
Rio de Janeiro is one of the most exotic places on earth. The sun and beaches during the day give away to a whole new world of excitement at night. The nightlife in Rio de Janeiro is exciting and..
Things to Do in Bolivia  by: Kent Ninomiya
Bolivia is a landlocked country in South America bordered by Brazil, Peru, Chile, Paraguay and Argentina. Much of the country is at high elevation. The capital of La Paz is at an altitude of nearly..
Bolivia: A Geographic Portrait  by: James Chartwell
By: James Chartwell South America's primary mountain range, the Andes, attains one of its widest points in Bolivia. Here the Andes are divided into two subranges, Cordillera Oriental and Cordillera..
How to Dress for Ecuador  by: Collaborator
The style of dress in Ecuador is not much different from that of the United States. Name brands, t-shirts, ball caps and jeans are all very popular. Overall, how you dress for a trip to Ecuador will..
Antigua Guatemala - Latin Charm Beneath The Volcano *Picture*  by: Simon Hillier
Antigua was the capital of Guatemala until 1773, when the Santa Marta earthquake rocked the foundations of the town. Still, the city retains its colonial charm in the extravagant architecture of..
Teaching in Lima without a degree.  by: Rita
I am a 20 year old finishing up my second year in college and I would like to teach English in Lima without a degree. If this is at all possible I would like you guys to help me out. It would be nice..
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