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An Update on Luxury Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende

Like most markets dominated by U.S. buyers, San Miguel de Allende saw real estate prices take a dive at the end of the last decade. When I looked at properties and toured homes in our original luxury real estate story on the Mexican city, prices had dropped 20-30% because of the U.S. housing and financial […]

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The Best Honeymoon Tours in Brazil

Honeymoon destinations have changed a lot over the years and now couples are branching out a lot more than they did a couple decades ago. Most of the tour companies we’ve spoken with over the years in marketing planning or in our interviews have seen a pickup in Honeymoon bookings. This is true all over […]

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Exploring the Punta Sal Peninsula of Honduras

Near the Honduras town of Tela and in view from the beach at Indura Golf & Spa Resort, the Punta Sal Peninsula of Honduras is home to the Jeanette Kawas National Park. In a country where protecting national parks is a real challenge, this one’s geography helps it ward off much of that pressure. Established […]

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Exploring Ecuador and Peru with Marcel Perkins of Latin Trails

We like to highlight companies doing a superlative job in Latin America for upscale travelers. Sometimes you may not have heard of these companies because they’re “inbound” tour companies. You contact someone to book a Galapagos tour, for instance, and a company like Latin Trails is the one actually taking care of you on the […]

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Explora’s New Adventure Resort in Peru

Explora Valle Sagrado opens a new chapter for the region between Cusco and Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of Peru. We’ve had high praise for the explora company based in Chile, with reviews of their properties in Patagonia and Atacama. I experienced a terrific overland travesia with them from Uyuni to Atacama that was […]

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Lots of New Flights to Latin America Coming Soon

You can almost always find some hurdle obstructing tourism growth in parts of Latin America, but if new airline route openings are any indication, the industry is expecting more and more people to head south from the USA and Canada. Recent announcements for new flights have come from airlines based in the USA, Canada, Mexico, […]

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