There's an astounding variety of drinks found around the world; some are familiar and delicious, while others come in combinations of liquors and ingredients that simply don't seem like they belong and which illustrate how much taste can vary from place to place. But there's always one thing that can bring the uniqueness of people together, and that's a unique alcoholic drink.
We publish five (or more) articles per week, 52 weeks a year, on BootsnAll. That's a lot of great travel stories, tips, information, and inspiration to help you see the world on your terms. Here we highlight the year's very best content in a list of the top ten most read articles of 2011.
History books tells us one story about our past, but archaeological evidence present a whole new story. Richard Oldale explores Peru and digs up six historic sites that don't fit with what we are told.
Most people have heard of the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu or Torres del Paine, but did you know that South America has over 300 more spectacular national parks and nature reserves? Simone Cannon de Bastardo takes you on a tour of some of the best.
It may be cold and snowy in the Northern hemisphere, but in South America, the days are warm, sunny and filled with summertime outdoor activities. Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you where to head to escape the deep-freeze.