August 20, 2017

I Got Robbed in Brazil

  As much as I travel, I would consider myself pretty wise when it comes to having street smarts and preventing theft.  Perhaps that is why I had never been robbed. Well, at least not until last month.  That all changed while I was on a layover in Sao Paulo, Brazil.   I had gone […]

Exploring Cusco and Machu Picchu

  Peru is the third largest country in Latin America and also one of the most beautiful.  With a diverse variety of landscape, it’s a paradise for nature-lovers.  Most of the population lives in Lima and other coastal areas, while the big draw of tourists flock more inland to the mountain slopes of the Andes. […]

Buenos Aires Travel Guide

For centuries Buenos Aires has been the gateway to Argentina. As the country’s capital and largest city, it lies on the southern shore of the Rio de la Plata. Knick named the “Paris of South America,” its rich European flavor is evident in the culture as well as the architecture. The locals are frequently regarded […]

Montevideo Travel Guide

Montevideo is the largest city in Uruguay and also the nation’s capital. More than twice as large as any other city in the country, it encompasses nearly 50 percent of Uruguay’s entire population. The city lies on the East bank of the Rio de la Plata, and Buenos Aires, Argentina is almost directly opposite on […]

Chile Travel Guide

  Chile is a country occupying a long narrow strip of land in South America. It’s squeezed between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The coastline extends for over 2,700 miles and the country is never more than 110 miles in width. Located directly along the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” Chile has around 2,085 […]