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How High is Machu Picchu?

How High is Machu Picchu?

For many people planning a trip to Machu Picchu, altitude sickness is one of the main concerns. Learn about altitude sickness at the site and in Cusco.......[Read More]
Purmamarca, Argentina

Purmamarca, Argentina

The North Andean region of Argentina has a unique geography and beautiful landscape. The provinces of Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman offer views of a more traditional way of life, insight into the country's history, tours through interesting ruins, and a delicious selection of local foods. They are also......[Read More]
Cavalhadas of Pirenópolis

Cavalhadas of Pirenópolis

Cavalhadas is celebrated in Pirenópolis, in the State of Goïás, among other locations in Brazil, as part of the festivities of the Festa do Divino Espírito Santo. The city turns medieval, with cavalcades, jousts, tournaments, music and other events celebrating the medieval ......[Read More]
Customs regulations in Iceland

Customs regulations in Iceland

Customs regulations in Iceland easily explained for both EU and non-EU travelers. Find out which goods are allowed through customs in Iceland, what the Icelandic duty free limits are, and how to bring your pet to Iceland.......[Read More]
How to Travel to Finland With a Dog

How to Travel to Finland With a Dog

About traveling to Finland with your dog or cat. Find out what you need to do before you travel to Finland with a dog or cat. Here are the requirements to take cats / dogs to Finland.......[Read More]
All About Lima Film Festival

All About Lima Film Festival

The Festival de Cine de Lima, or Lima Film Festival, is the premier film festival in Peru and one of the largest in South America.......[Read More]
Andes seen from Lake Titicaca

Andes seen from Lake Titicaca

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......[Read More]
Hotels in Cayo, Belize

Hotels in Cayo, Belize

Mayan ruins in Cayo Belizemayan ruins belize image by hoselx from Fotolia.comCayo is the largest district in Belize and home to the capital city of Belmopan. Cayo is home to several pre-Columbian Mayan ruins as well as two national parks. The region is a popular destination for.........[Read More]
Turtle at Darwin Research Station

Turtle at Darwin Research Station

The Galápagos archipelago, first discovered uninhabited by the Spaniards in 1535, and later made famous by Charles Darwin in 1835, is both a province and a national park of Ecuador, 600 mi (1000 km) west on the mainland. It is a premiere wildlife observation, protection and research center visited a......[Read More]
About Bocas Del Toro

About Bocas Del Toro

Bocas del Toro is a small group of islands off the coast of Panama, claimed by the Panamanian government. A huge tourist attraction, Bocas del Toro has a plethora of activities spread over the region including snorkeling, bird watching, surfing, scuba diving, hiking, historic attractions and tours. ......[Read More]
Chilean Fjords: Tempano Celeste

Chilean Fjords: Tempano Celeste

Travel aboard the Skorpios III from Puerto Montt to Laguna and Glacier San Rafael by way of the Chiean fjords to see the l30,000 year-old glacier, the one nearest the equator. ......[Read More]
Quick Trip Tips on Argentina and Buenos Aires

Quick Trip Tips on Argentina and Buenos Aires

Sometimes we just have a day or two in Buenos Aires, for a stopover, and with an all consuming business trip. Here are just a few quick recommendations to make the most of your trip when you have very little time and just want to make sure you see a few things. You can always come back and savor Bue......[Read More]
Want to retire abroad? Check out these great places in South America

Want to retire abroad? Check out these great places in South America

Thinking about retiring abroad somewhere warm? Consider the best places in South America to retire.......[Read More]
What to See and Do in Salta, Argentina

What to See and Do in Salta, Argentina

Located in northwest Argentina, there are so many things to do in Salta. Check out our best picks for Salta.......[Read More]
Fall colors in Halimasjarvi in Tampere, Finland.

Fall colors in Halimasjarvi in Tampere, Finland.

Fall colors in Halimasjarvi in Tampere, Finland.......[Read More]
Gay Rights in Norway

Gay Rights in Norway

Norway is one of the friendliest countries that gay tourists can visit. People in this country treat gay tourists in the same way they treat heterosexual tourists.......[Read More]
Restaurant Laekjarbrekka, Reykjavik (Iceland)

Restaurant Laekjarbrekka, Reykjavik (Iceland)

Restaurant Laekjarbrekka, Reykjavik (Iceland)......[Read More]
Colombia Included in Travelzoo Top Destinations for 2013

Colombia Included in Travelzoo Top Destinations for 2013

Colombia is included in TravelZoo's top destinations for 2013......[Read More]
Crystal Clear Lake

Crystal Clear Lake

At the height of the gold and diamond boom in the mid 18th century, Ouro Prêto, or Black Gold, was the richest town in South America and the capital of Minas Gerais state. When the ore petered out, the capital was moved to Belo Horizonte and Ouro Prêto settled into a long snooze. Now it is a gem of ......[Read More]