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Cuisine of Argentina and Chile

Cuisine of Argentina and Chile

The cuisine of Argentina and Chile enjoys multiple influences from Europe, neighboring regions and ethnic heritage.
Top 4 Special Interest Books about South America

Top 4 Special Interest Books about South America

These varied books about South America include holidays, festivals, mystical healing and other topics of special interest
Cruise Ship

Cruise Ship

The Galápagos archipelago is a premiere wildlife observation, protection and research center visited annually by thousands of tourists. Enjoy these views of the islands, beaches, ports and landscapes.
Hitchhiking in Peru

Hitchhiking in Peru

Hitchhiking in Peru carries an element of risk, but it remains a viable and often very rewarding overland travel option in Peru.
Machu Picchu's Celebrity Visitors Since 1911

Machu Picchu's Celebrity Visitors Since 1911

Machu Picchu has received many celebrity visitors over the last 100 years, from politicians to princesses, from Bart Simpson to billionaires.
Hotels in Ipanema and Copacabana

Hotels in Ipanema and Copacabana

Enjoy tropical beauty and urban sophistication at Rio's most famous beach resorts.rio de janeiro scenery image by Olga Khanoutin from Fotolia.comOf all the beaches and neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, the two that are most familiar to international travelers are Ipanema and Copacabana....
What is the Schengen Agreement?

What is the Schengen Agreement?

What is the Schengen Agreement? The Schengen Agreement provides an area made up of twenty six European countries where no visas are required and no border controls are needed.
Another view of the MV Yavari

Another view of the MV Yavari

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, bordered by Bolivia and Peru, is the birthplace of the Inca civilization and a must-see tourist destination for many visitors to South America. This photographic tour takes us from Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia, with stops at islands import
How to Prepare to Go to the South Pole

How to Prepare to Go to the South Pole

When traveling to the South Pole keep in mind that you are visiting the highest, driest and coolest continent on the planet. Therefore thorough preparation is needed during the planning stage of your trip. Keep in mind that the majority of South Pole visitors are workers, as tourists are generally n
Tivoli Grona Lund in Stockholm (Review)

Tivoli Grona Lund in Stockholm (Review)

Travel review for the Tivoli Grona Lund Amusement Park in Stockholm, Sweden, with visitor tips for the Swedish theme park Grona Lund, so you can decide whether or not to visit this attraction.
How to Find a Central Meeting Place for Three Different States

How to Find a Central Meeting Place for Three Different States

If you are a frequent road-tripper, geography buff, or outdoor enthusiast, you may know something about tri-state areas, places in the United States where the boundaries of three states converge. These 38 locations are highly diverse, ranging from remote valleys (Oregon, Idaho and Nevada) to a pris
The Best Beach Hotels in Costa Rica

The Best Beach Hotels in Costa Rica

There are multiple beach hotels in Costa Rica that have received positive reviews to choose from.beach image by Horticulture from Fotolia.comThe Ocotal Beach Resort, Tango Mar Beach and Golf Resort and Punta Islita Hotel all received positive reviews on Hotels.com and are all beach hotels...
Tapachula, Guatemala Hotels

Tapachula, Guatemala Hotels

Visit Guatemala on your next vacationwaterfall nature rock guatemala image by Krista1006 from Fotolia.comTapachula is a municipality in the south of Mexico located near the border between Guatemala and Mexico. The municipality is located along the base of the extinct volcano El Tacana,...
Stockholm Pride (Stockholm Pride Week)

Stockholm Pride (Stockholm Pride Week)

Stockholm Pride - the annual event in Sweden for all gays, lesbians, bi, and transgender (GLBT event) in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Learn more about this annual event in late July and early August, events you should see, and get ticket information for the Stockholm Pride.
Tres Picos

Tres Picos

Cerro Ausangate. the highest peak in the Cordillera Vilcanota near Cuzco, Peru, is considered an apu, a holy mountain, traditionally a place of worship and offerings from pre-Inca times. At 20,945 feet (6,384 meters), the peak is visible from Cuzco. The snow-capped peaks of this area are the second
San Bernardo Beach

San Bernardo Beach

The Atlantic Coast of Argentina includes the province of Buenos Aires and the many beaches and beach resorts, south through Northern Patagonia, Puerto Madryn and the wildlife of Peninsula Valdes, the Welsh communities and further south into northern Tierra del Fuego.
Best Museums in Quito, Ecuador

Best Museums in Quito, Ecuador

Best Museums in Quito Ecuador
Bunad, the Norwegian National costume

Bunad, the Norwegian National costume

Bunad, the Norwegian National costume (Norway/Scandinavia)
Scandinavia's Cuisine: Food in Scandinavia

Scandinavia's Cuisine: Food in Scandinavia

Food in Scandinavia is not only fish, but many other types of food as well. Scandinavia's cuisine includes different types of bread, meats, and various vegetables cooked Scandinavian style. The typical cuisine and foods in Scandinavia are unique.
Kongen Lige / Stiftsgården (Royal Residence), Trondheim

Kongen Lige / Stiftsgården (Royal Residence), Trondheim

Kongen Lige / Stiftsgården (Royal Residence), Trondheim, Norway