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Feb 11, 6 years ago

Venezuela’s unique time zone

Venezuela’s unique time zone

The time in Venezuela is four and a half hours behind UTC or Coordinated Universal Time, the newer and more correct version of GMT or Greenwich Mean Time. This means that during the winter time, when Daylight Saving Time does not …

Feb 2, 6 years ago

Traditional food in Brazil

Traditional food in Brazil

Feijoada
Restaurants in Brazil traditionally serve this dish only on Saturdays but for some reason Wednesday is feijoada day in Sao Paulo.
Feijoada is considered by many Brazilians to be the national dish. During the time of colonisation the Portuguese brought the …

Jan 25, 6 years ago

Top ten places to visit in Venezuela

Top ten places to visit in Venezuela

Venezuela has countless beautiful beaches because it has a Caribbean coastline of 2,800 km (1,740 miles) – the longest of any nation. However this country is not just a beach bum’s paradise. Inland there are areas of astounding biodiversity and …

Jan 11, 6 years ago

English-speaking Latin America – San Andres, Colombia

English-speaking Latin America – San Andres, Colombia

Did you know that there are few places in Latin America where English and Spanish are spoken bilingually? Adventure lovers with little or no Spanish can experience the beauty of these fantastic locations, meet the locals, and start to build …

Dec 31, 6 years ago

The best places to spend New Years Eve in Latin America

The best places to spend New Years Eve in Latin America

Latinos usually see in the New Year at home, surrounded by friends, family, food, and drink. Big outdoor celebrations aren’t as common as they are in North America and Europe but there are a few. The best places to see …

Dec 18, 6 years ago

The Playas Chile has to Offer

The Playas Chile has to Offer

Chile’s beaches are some of the best in South America. Travellers from Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Uruguay come to visit them. The beaches can be really luxurious to just your normal type of beach that would be placed in the …

Dec 16, 6 years ago

Christmas traditions and festivities in Colombia

Christmas traditions and festivities in Colombia

Customs across Colombia vary from region to region, but in general this is how people from this party-crazy country celebrate the festive season.
Christmas Lights - Alumbrados
Houses, apartments, churches, office buildings, streets, parks and gardens up and down the country are lit up …

Dec 11, 6 years ago

Top ten manmade structures in Latin America

Top ten manmade structures in Latin America

Here is a list of some of the most incredible, artificial structures in Latin America.
1. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A formidable, open-armed Christ overlooking the bays, beaches, and hills of Rio is one of the most iconic images …

Nov 30, 6 years ago

The Night Clubs and Bars in Santiago de Chile

The Night Clubs and Bars in Santiago de Chile

The Chilean culture is very different from the rest of South America, they party until it’s broken up or they have found something better that came along throughout the night. If you haven’t experienced coming home or to your hotel …

Oct 8, 6 years ago

Pack Smarter on Your Next Trip: The Adventurer

Pack Smarter on Your Next Trip: The Adventurer

You know who you are. You probably don’t have a permanent mailing address, use duct tape to fix everything, sleep in your car, and have a working list of ‘projects.’ Whether your goal is to bag peaks, make a first …