The Top Luxury Hotels in Panama City, Panama

When I first visited Panama City before a two oceans yacht tour on a luxury catamaran, the capital looked nothing like it does now. Even though this was just 12 years ago, there was a serious hotel shortage and a big underground market in apartment rentals to meet demand. (This was before Airbnb and when [&hellip

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Exploring the Quito Neighborhood of San Marcos

Just five minutes away from the bustle of Plaza Grande in Quito’s historic center is San Marcos, a neighborhood that will give you a unique perspective on Ecuador’s capital. This magical neighborhood of Quito is a five-minute walk from the main sites and the notable museums, but it’s an area where the residents outnumber the [&hellip

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W Hotel Mexico City – Fun and Fancy Both

It’s not often that we describe a luxury hotel as being especially fun or playful, but at the W Hotel Mexico City, you can enjoy a whimsical decor and be pampered as well. Plus this hotel in the ritzy Polanco neighborhood has some of the best city views of any property in the capital. When [&hellip

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Our Most Popular Luxury Tour Stories From Latin America

Every once in a while we like to dive into our visitor reports and see what you all are reading from our online luxury travel magazine. The portal pages get the most views of course, like luxury hotels in Costa Rica or luxury travel in Mexico. And individual hotel reviews tend to do better than [&hellip

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Staying at a Ranch or a Mansion in Argentina

We’ve just posted a new hotel review in Argentina and updated one of our previous ones, but neither is a typical hotel. There are lots of unusual lodging choices in this part of South America. These two are of a ranch and a converted mansion. Estancia La Bandada Argentina is the land of the gauchos, [&hellip

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Where to Travel in Brazil for a Two-Week Vacation

Brazil is a huge country, the biggest by far in South America, so it can be overwhelming when making travel plans. A vacation in Brazil is not as simple to plan out as one in tiny Uruguay or even Ecuador, where you can cross the mainland in a day. A vacation or holiday in Brazil [&hellip

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