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10 Things to Know About the 2014 World Cup

(Photo: Friedemann Vogel via Getty)

Thinking about traveling to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup this summer? First, you’ll need to think about logistics. Here are 10 tips on destinations, accommodations, transportation, and more for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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March 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Panama City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Panama City Hop-on Hop-Off Tour

Panama City is famous for a lot of wonderful things, like engineering marvel that is the Panama Canal, the beauty that is the city skyline, and the historical gem that is the UNESCO-recognized old town. It’s also famous for some not-so-wonderful things, like unscrupulous taxi drivers and mind-numbing traffic.

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February 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments

7 Reasons to Visit Montevideo


Compact and historic, Montevideo is frequently overlooked by travelers in favor of Buenos Aires just across the river. Talk about Argentina, and everyone knows what you’re talking about. But mention diminutive Uruguay, and folks aren’t so sure. But for every great steak and tango Buenos Aires has, Montevideo’s got one, too, plus its own twists. And with a population of less than 1.5 million people, it’s easier to feel like Montevideo is yours, if only on loan.

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February 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Lima Market Tour and Pisco Sour Lesson

Pisco Sour lesson in Lima

When in Peru, drink as the Peruvians do – that’s how the saying goes, right? That’s the theory travel buddy Zoe and I were operating under when we signed up for the Lima Market Tour and Pisco Sour Lesson. Pisco has been a part of Peru since the Spanish invasion, when colonizers attempted to make their beloved wine from home. However, the harsh Peruvian climate refused to participate and they ended up with Pisco instead – a clear, strong, whiskey-like liquor.

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January 23, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Meet Luciano de Abreu, a Private Guide in Sao Paulo

As a typical Paulistano born and raised in São Paulo, Luciano de Abreu loves to introduce and share his knowledge of his native city with non-Paulistanos. Put quite simply, he loves working as a professional licensed tour guide, and this enthusiasm, in addition to his vast knowledge of the history, geography and culture of Brazil, will give you an experience of São Paulo that you won’t soon forget. Luciano private guide in Sao Paulo

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January 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Top 25 Things to Do in Central & South America: 2014 Viator Travel Awards

Go to the ends of the Earth in Patagonia

Welcome to the 2014 Viator Travel Awards: Central and South America Edition! We’ve read hundreds of traveler reviews and pored over data from our most popular tours to bring you a list of experiences you won’t want to miss out on if you’re planning to travel to Central and South America in 2014.

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January 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Taking a Cruise Down the Amazon River

The elegant dining room.

Though it was already dark by the time we arrived at the pier in Nauta, The Aria looked beautiful lit up at night. As soon as we embarked, I ran straight for my cabin and resisted the urge to jump joyously on the bed. The interior design was simple and modern, and accentuated the large floor-to-ceiling picture window that revealed the Amazon floating lazily by. Though few, the details were impeccable – I swooned over the luxury bath products made in Peru using local ingredients like Camu Camu and Quinoa.

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December 12, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Save 20% in Argentina, Brazil and Chile

South America deals

From now until December 17, 2013, when you buy two Argentina, Brazil or Chile tours you get 20% OFF of your 3rd tour! That’s right – Buy 2 tours, save 20% on your 3rd!

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December 3, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Meet Patricia Valenzuela, a Private Guide in Peru

Meet Patricia!

As an authorized professional tour guide based in Northern Peru, Patricia Valenzuela offers private, custom-designed tours to some of the country’s richest archaeological sites. “Enlightening, Enthusiastic and Enjoyable Tours” is Patricia’s slogan, and she strives to assure that all of her services maintain the high standard of quality that have always characterized her work in the tourism industry.

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November 26, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Meet Francis Almeida Barros, a Private Guide for Iguazu Falls

Meet Francis!

Francis Almeida Barros is a professional tour guide whose main focus is Iguazu Falls, located on the triple border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Operating his entertaining and informative tours from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides, Francis’ specialty is customizing itineraries to fit his clients’ needs and expectations.

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November 12, 2013 by | 0 Comments

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