5 Surprising Things About Antarctica

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It’s only natural to expect snow and icebergs on a trip to Antarctica, but Lynda Joy Smith discovered some surprising things about the world’s most southerly continent.

Colors and Colorism in Colombia

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In Colombia, color is all around. But the local preoccupation with color isn’t just about walls, fresh fruit, flowers, and textiles. Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad shares her experiences with Colorism in Cartagena and reflects on how race has a direct effect on how she’s received in destinations around the world.

Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast

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Freelance writer and traveler Matt Milloway travels to the northern coast of Colombia, and spends a day immersed in the history (and humidity) of Cartagena’s streets.

Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia

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If you’re basing everything you know about Colombia on what the media tells you, then it’s time to listen to someone who’s actually been there. Adam Seper loved his time in Colombia, and is here to tell you why you should forget the stereotypes about the country and book a trip today.

Ten Places in South America to Escape the Northern Winter

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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.

Five Unexpected Treasures of South America

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Everyone knows to visit Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls, and Patagonia when in South America, but Adam Seper recommends five places you may not have heard of that you’d be crazy to miss.

Seven Spectacular Bus Routes Through South America

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Traveling cross-country by bus can be long and tedious in any country, and South America certainly presents its own challenges. But this form of travel can also be an incredibly rewarding and eye-opening experience, especially in South America, where you’ll find some of the most beautiful scenery to gaze at our your bus window.

Visa and Reciprocity Fees in South America

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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.

Seven Experiences Not to Miss in Bolivia

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Planning a trip to South America? Adam Seper is here to inform you why it would be a crime to leave the gorgeous country of Bolivia off the list. He offers 7 must-sees while in this beautiful country.

8 Reasons to Quit Your Diet in Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires is famous for red wine and red meat, but Lauren Fitzpatrick gives you a rundown of the city’s other culinary indulgences.