South America Travel Articles

 
Poncho Plaza: Stretching Your Dollar in Ecuador’s Famous Market – Otavalo, Equador
Poncho Plaza: Stretching Your Dollar in Ecuador’s Famous Market – Otavalo, Equador This beautiful town of Otavalo, nestled between the volcanoes Imbabura and Cotacachi, is both picturesque and historically significant. Tiffany Parker finds that it's the place to go to collect those lovely souvenirs that will aid in showing off your travels to friends, family, and unsuspecting door-to-door salesmen.
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Vegetarian Travel Tips for South America
Vegetarian Travel Tips for South America South America is known for its meat, among other things, and this can make planning a visit a real challenge for a vegetarian. But fear not, as Lauren Quinn gives us expert advice on exactly how you can do it with ease.
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Subways of South America – Your Underground Guide
Subways of South America – Your Underground Guide Fans of underground railroads might not realize that South America is packed with the things. Eileen Smith gives us a complete guide loaded with interesting trivia.
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Visa and Reciprocity Fees in South America, and How to Legally Get Around Many of Them
Visa and Reciprocity Fees in South America, and How to Legally Get Around Many of Them Entry fees for Americans going to South American countries range from zero to shockingly high. Expat and visa expert Eileen Smith explains the situation and offers tips on avoiding many of the charges.
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On Open Tickets – Odds’n’Ends
Thinking of buying open tickets? Think again - it's for your own good, says Edward Hasbrouck.
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Time Off in Taganga – Taganga, Colombia
Chris Vezey found Taganga, Colombia to be a strange place with odd people.
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Brazilian Music: Where to buy and where to listen
Brazilian Music: Where to buy and where to listen Guide to Brazilian music, it's many different styles, forms and musicians.
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Peru: Puno and the Titicaca Lake
Peru: Puno and the Titicaca Lake Travel Guide to Peru, including Puno and the Titicaca Lake.
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Dealing with Culture Shock – Peru, South America
Sharon Couzens de Hinojosa offers tips on how to reduce culture shock when in Peru.
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Buenos Aires: A Shopper’s Paradise – Argentina, South America
If you live to shop, you haven't lived until you've visited the superb boutiques and trendy markets in Buenos Aires. As an added incentive, Leslie Patrick points out the 17% refund for foreign
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