Category | Latin America

Peruvian Pleasures

Posted on 06 December 2011

    By Marc Kristal If you visit Peru, your guide will undoubtedly tell you certain things, many of them food-related. You’ll discover that there are, thanks to the 28… Continue reading »

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High Society: Skiing in Portillo, Chile

Posted on 23 May 2011

By Everett Potter Portillo sits in a wonderland of knife-edged peaks and turquoise lakes, where Chile’s Andes Mountains climb 19,000 feet into the sky. Yet despite the stark vistas and… Continue reading »

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The Best Lodging in Costa Rica

Posted on 09 November 2010

Cari Gray Costa Rica has a staggering number of affordable lodges and resorts to consider, and it’s a challenge picking the right places to stay — and the best ways… Continue reading »

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Win a “Getaway for Two” at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Posted on 11 August 2010

Our giveaway contest for a three-night ” Getaway for Two” at San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico (three (3) nights accommodation for two (2)… Continue reading »

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Wanderlust Video of the Week: Lila Downs

Posted on 29 January 2010

The great singer Lila Downs extols the virtues of mole in this wonderful performance of La Cumbia del Mole. If you view this and don't want to immediately book a… Continue reading »

The Interview: Andy Levine, DuVine Adventures

Posted on 19 January 2010

Andy Levine says that he created DuVine Adventures at his kitchen table with a website and a glass of wine in 1996. Fifteen years later, Levine has built the Boston-based… Continue reading »

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Sea Change: Drive to Your Cruise Ship

Posted on 30 October 2009

  A few years ago, if you wanted to take a cruise from a U.S. port, you didn't have a lot of choices. If you were dreaming of the Caribbean,… Continue reading »

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Rio for Beginners

Posted on 03 February 2009

        Years ago, I wrote a book on Brazil. I was happy and privileged to spend months traveling to the Pantanal, the Amazon and Bahia (not to mention Recife,… Continue reading »

Carnival 2009

Posted on 03 February 2009

        Nothing comes close to the bacchanal that is Carnival in Rio, which runs from February 20-25, 2009. Sure, you can book your own trip, but hotel rates are… Continue reading »

Morrinho: Art in the Favela

Posted on 03 February 2009

       The favelas of Rio, ramshackle squatter quarters on muddy hillsides, are best known for intractable poverty and violence. A shining exception within Favela do Pereirao in Santa Teresa … Continue reading »

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