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What Is Money Called in Ecuador?

What Is Money Called in Ecuador?

Money in Ecuador is called the dollar. In March 13, 2000, the U.S. dollar became the official currency of Ecuador, replacing the sucre.......[Read More]
Spring in Stockholm, Sweden

Spring in Stockholm, Sweden

Spring in Stockholm, Sweden......[Read More]
The Annual Lima International Book Fair

The Annual Lima International Book Fair

The Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima, or Lima International Book Fair, is an annual literary event held every July in the Peruvian capital.......[Read More]
Top 5 Getting to Know Rio de Janeiro Guides

Top 5 Getting to Know Rio de Janeiro Guides

If you're going to Rio for business or leisure, and you want to see more of the city than beaches and the famous landmarks, spectacular as they are, check out the tips and advice in these books. You'll find maps, nightlife, shopping, people watching, safety advice and a tremendous amount o......[Read More]
Cheap Costa Rica Vacations

Cheap Costa Rica Vacations

Playa Montezuma is one of many Pacific Ocean getaways found in Costa Rica.Playa Montezuma, Costa Rica image by Oren Sarid from Fotolia.comIn the heart of Central America is Costa Rica, a tropical nation bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the east by the Caribbean Sea. From.........[Read More]
Survivor All-Stars Episode 14

Survivor All-Stars Episode 14

After a fight, one castaway declares regret for ever having made an alliance with a tribemate. To enjoy an overnight visit with their loved ones, the All-Stars are forced to watch their loved ones battle each other in the Reward Challenge. It's no holds barred as one All-Star calls out another ......[Read More]
Lunch and River Views at the Rio Huallaga Hotel Restaurant in Yurimaguas

Lunch and River Views at the Rio Huallaga Hotel Restaurant in Yurimaguas

If you're looking for a good restaurant in Yurimaguas, you should definitely try the restaurant at the Rio Huallaga Hotel.......[Read More]
Nude Beaches in South America

Nude Beaches in South America

The legal beaches and nude resorts or clubs are in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and surprisingly few of them in Brazil given the almost nude state of many beach goers on Rio's famed beaches.......[Read More]
Great Traditional Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro

Great Traditional Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro

Discover all the best places to eat traditional Brazilian food with great restaurants in Rio de Janeiro.......[Read More]
Visit Gripsholm Castle in Sweden

Visit Gripsholm Castle in Sweden

Immerse yourself in the wonderful tales of Swedish history as you visit the authentic Gripsholm Castle. Nestled on the shores of Lake Malaren, it is one of the ten royal palaces in Sweden.......[Read More]
The History of Buchenwald

The History of Buchenwald

Buchenwald was one of the most infamous concentration camps on German soil operated by the Nazi regime during World War II. Prisoners endured horrific living and working conditions and brutality from camp guards with a resulting high death toll. The Holocaust Encyclopedia estimates that of the 250,0......[Read More]
Sopaipillas

Sopaipillas

These doughnut-like pastries made from mashed squash and flour are a Chilean favorite. Traditionally served with Miel de Chancaca, a thick molasses-like syrup, they are a wonderful treat on a cold winter day.......[Read More]
Golf in Finland - Popular Golf Clubs in Finland

Golf in Finland - Popular Golf Clubs in Finland

Want to play golf in Finland? Find out here where in Finland you can go golfing, and how popular playing golf in Finland is at the moment. Everything travelers need to know about playing golf in Finland.......[Read More]
Highlights of Southern Brazil

Highlights of Southern Brazil

The states of Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul and Paranáreflect much of their European heritage, including language and Octoberfests, and offer the traveler great vistas, splendid beaches and Iguazu Falls.......[Read More]
Valley Below

Valley Below

Called the world's most dangerous road, the route between La Paz and the small village of Coroico in the Yungas is a narrow, dirt track that has claimed thousands of lives since it was first built. A modern highway is scheduled to replace the road which is a favorite with thrill seeking bicycli......[Read More]
Casa Mun: Asian Closed Door Dining Experience

Casa Mun: Asian Closed Door Dining Experience

Casa Mun is an up and coming puerta cerrada (closed door) restaurant in Buenos Aires. Open on Friday and Saturday nights, with limited seating, Chef Mun offers an eclectic mix of dishes inspired by Korean, Chinese, Californian, and Argentine cuisine.......[Read More]
Managua Information

Managua Information

Managua is a capital in transition. The city proudly displays its Latin American heritage but has been slow to market itself as an elite tourist destination. It has a smattering of museums, parks and monuments but the city caters primarily to business travelers who can help boost the flagging Nicara......[Read More]
Huayna Picchu Tickets and Daily Hike Limits

Huayna Picchu Tickets and Daily Hike Limits

All you need to know about the Huayna Picchu hike at Machu Picchu, including ticket prices, where to buy them, and climbing Huayna Picchu Mountain.......[Read More]
Villa Gesell

Villa Gesell

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.......[Read More]
Your Month-by-Month Guide to Visiting Scandinavia

Your Month-by-Month Guide to Visiting Scandinavia

Scandinavia travel information monthly: No matter when you will visit Scandinavia, know the national holidays, typical weather, major events and annual festivals that month. The month-by-month calendar offers pros and cons for each month, and packing tips.......[Read More]