Luxury Latin America Archive

Latin America’s First Waldorf Astoria, in Panama

Panama City was the first place to see a Trump hotel in Latin America and now it’s the first place to get a Waldorf-Astoria, the highest luxury brand from Hilton, named after the iconic original in New York City. The new Waldorf Astoria Panama is in a prime location in the business district of booming [...]

Two Luxury Panama Hotels Now Marriotts

We try not to spend much time covering the ins and outs of the hotel industries as the signs on the door change often throughout the world. But two prominent hotels we’ve reviewed in Panama changed from independent properties to Marriott brands recently, so we’ve updated our reviews. The major one is the Buenaventura Resort [...]

A Cathedral in a Salt Mine in Colombia

As a veteran travel writer and editor, I don’t get surprised and awed very easily anymore. I wasn’t expecting much when on a tour through Colombia, the guide said we would be visiting a “salt cathedral” outside of Bogota. I’d been to the giant Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia a few months earlier, [...]

Overland Glamping from Uyuni to Atacama

There’s a lot of exotic mystery packed into the title of this post, but it refers to a luxury adventure tour story we just posted on an Explora Travesia tour from Bolivia to Chile. It goes across the Uyuni Salt Flat, through the desert visiting lagoons, and ends up in San Pedro de Atacama in [...]

If You’ve Thought About Living in Latin America…

The reason we run luxury real estate round-up articles on this travel site is that many people end up buying where they’ve traveled. Or at least come back and rent long-term. How many times have you heard someone say, “We went there on vacation and just fell in love with the place.” For me, it [...]