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Brazil’s Fasano Makes a Country Splash in Uruguay

Last week I noted that we had just added a new review of a seaside boutique hotel in Uruguay. Now we’ve added another notable recent opening to our reviews of the best hotels in Uruguay with Fasano Las Piedras. We’ve had our eye on this one for a while as it’s an offshoot of two [...]

Algodon Wine & Golf Estate near San Rafael, Argentina

When most people think of Mendoza, Argentina, they think of the city itself and the surrounding vineyards. Mendoza is actually the name of the whole province too, however, and it’s a very large one. The grape clusters spread far beyond the capital and to San Rafael, 240 kilometers away. There you’ll find Algodon Wine Estate [...]

Less Prestige Means Better Home Prices in Mazatlan

We often feature real estate destinations that are all about the flash and prestige. Much of the Pacific Coast of Mexico and Costa Rica has turned into a game of one-upsmanship, which showed no signs of slowing until California’s real estate crash hit. Mazatlan was always a bit removed from all that, despite its location [...]

New Tourism Developments in Panama

Our previous blog post pointed to our story on the hot real estate market in Panama City, but what if you just want to visit? Panama has always been an also-ran when it comes to tourism, with the bulk of their inbound arrivals coming for business, not pleasure. The national tourism bureau has not done [...]

3 of the Best Hotels in Mazatlan

Mazatlan is not known as a luxury travel destination and to be honest it’s still got a ways to go to get there. With such heavy competition down the coast in Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos, Mazatlan will probably always be more comfortable with its good value reputation than with placing huge development bets on [...]