South America

Pottery and Kindness in Tarica, Peru

Learning to make pottery in Peru along with a few things about kindness It was just an ordinary journey in the Peruvian Andes. I was squashed into a corner of the minivan while the hardy-looking matriarch beside me unwrapped a small child, blanket after blanket…

Cooking Around the World: Peruvian Potatoes

Causa Rellena, mashed potatoes with Peruvian flair Peruvians are very proud of their potatoes, and rightly so. The Andean highlands are the birthplace of the humble spud and more than 2,000 types are harvested in the region each year. They come in a dazzling array…
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Celebrations in Argentina

With a calendar full of festivals, Argentineans are pros at making every day a celebration. In Argentina, people like to party – and I mean really like to party. Instead of waiting sensibly for big annual festivals to come around, they jump at any excuse…

Bright Lights and Tango Steps in la Bonita Buenos Aires

In Buenos Aires, there are many reasons to start dancing the tango Arriving in Buenos Aires really was a breath of fresh air. After three months of traveling in South America, this big city with its grand buildings and subway system felt very cosmopolitan indeed.…

Buenos Aires | Visit To Recoleta Cemetery | Argentina Travel

Exploring Recoleta Cemetery (Cementerio de la Recoleta) In the heart of Buenos Aires lies a favorite destination for locals to take an afternoon stroll through the small winding streets, admire the scenery and enjoy the peace and quiet. But this place is not a neighborhood…
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Food In Bogota: 5 Dishes To Try

One of the best parts of travel is discovering new foods. Luckily when I arrived in Bogotá, I was equipped with great foodie information from a friend who is married to a Colombian and has made several trips to the capital city of Colombia. I…
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