South America

Traveling to South America? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer after my February-April 2011 trip there, which saw me visit Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Peru; as well as important tourist destinations like Machu Picchu, the Uyuni Salt Flats, the Argentine Wine Country near Mendoza and Iguazú Falls.

Uyuni Starts Here

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A Uyuni Salt Flats tour is essential, since you can’t explore this part of South America on your own.

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Bogotá, Briefly

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You should absolutely hang out in Colombia’s capital for a bit before seeing the rest of the country.

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Havana in the Time of Trump

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The best long-weekend trip in the Americas: Three days in Havana, Cuba’s colorful capital.

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Rio Starts Here

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Whether you’re planning 3 days in Rio or a longer Brazil itinerary, the Cidade Maravilhosa more than lives up to its name.

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Is It Safe to Travel to Colombia?

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Colombia is only truly unsafe if you allow yourself to be vulnerable.

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Bolivia’s “Beach”

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When it comes to Uyuni Salt Flat tours, there’s good news and there’s bad news.

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Captivating Cartagena

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My Cartagena itinerary spotlights beautiful beaches, captivating history and an active volcano.

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Three Brilliant Days in Bogotá

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You should absolutely hang out in Colombia’s capital for a bit before seeing the rest of the country.

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