Combining the Mountains and the Jungle in Peru

We’ve said many times before that it’s a bad idea to hurry through Peru like so many tourists do. If you take your time instead of trying to cram everything into just a few days, you’ll have a much richer experience. Partly because of the tourism board’s narrow focus, most people don’t know there is [&hellip

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A Luxury Rosewood Hotel Opens in Puebla, Mexico

Puebla is the fourth-largest city in Mexico and has one of the largest colonial centers. It’s the major center for talavera tile so closely associated with the Spanish Colonial decor and some of that tile adorns the grand buildings from centuries past. Marching in now and making a grand entrance is the new Rosewood Puebla Hotel. [&hellip

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South America Wine Tours: Chile, Argentina, or Both?

If you’re planning a visit to South America and want to work wine tours into the mix, you’ve got two choices: Argentina and Chile. It’s easy to make a case for either one, but the great thing is you could easily do both. While there is a little bit of wine coming out of other [&hellip

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Americans Will Spend $100 Billion on Travel This Year

You see plenty in the press about how much vacation time Americans leave on the table, but the sheer size of this market still makes the USA a formidable force on the travel spending stage. Results from the most recent Vacation Confidence Index from Allianz Travel Insurance found that Americans will top the $100 billion [&hellip

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A View From Your Plunge Pool at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

Costa Rica is second only to Mexico when it comes to the number of stunning resort hotels you can get to quickly from North America. The latest one with jaw-dropping views to show up in our pages is Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas. This beautiful adults-only paradise is perched on the top of a hill, with [&hellip

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A Welcome Guanajuato Addition: Casa del Rector

Built into the bones of a 19th-century rectory in the center of Guanajuato City, Casa del Rector Hotel is a well-designed luxury boutique hotel withing walking distance to everything in Centro. I’ve spent three years of my life living in Guanajuato, one of the most interesting colonial cities in Mexico. It’s a relatively big tourist [&hellip

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