DESTINATIONS: LATIN AMERICA
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From ziplining to deep sea fishing, get your adrenaline flowing. Explore the adventurous side of Costa Rica.
A writer's obsession drives his desire to learn the dance full of Argentine heart. Walk onto the dance floor and tango.
Street life in Buenos Aires includes famous Havannets, dulce de leche in chocolate, and tango musicians.
The author roughs it on the Sea of Cortez like a naturist, an admirer. Explore the sights and sounds of Baja California and Mexico.
Seated on the edge of the South Atlantic, this Argentinian capital is a lively city that has it all.
Take a tour through six countries without leaving your desk.
The Long Jaunt crew takes a hike through the extinct remnants of a volcano, Maderas.
The sleepy Mexican town of Tequila is also a center of industry as the agave plant is distilled into the liquid spirit of the country.
Climbing Andean peaks, in desolate grassland, amid volcanic plumes - and llamas.
Mexico's scarcely known Bacalar Lagoon, colloquially known as the Lagoon of Seven Colors, can be compared with other Mayan Riviera destinations closer to Cancún.
Even the ultimate urbanite may be fooled into enjoying themselves with the combination of pampering and adventure in the rain forest of Costa Rica.
The only qualification for this women's camp is determination to catch a wave (forget your sorrows, your age, your tumor, your fears) and have maximum fun on the ride back in.
This tropical island looms out of the Atlantic haze as if from the pages of Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe.
Once a year, artists, aristocrats, and A-list celebrities transform the coastline into South America’s most exclusive year-end enclave.
"Puertas Cerradas," or closed-door restaurants, are all the rage in Argentina. These quirky, underground “anti-restaurants’’ are where many chefs serve their best dishes.
Is Vilcabamba, Ecuador, a fountain of youth? The town's legendary status draws visitors to find out.
Chapadas principal leisure activity is walking. Long to short distance trails attract visitors and locals alike from around the globe.
There is something for everyone amid the vivid terrains, wildlife, history, and food of Peru.
Crossing mountain and meadow, sand and rock and snow, and lastly the icy sea in Chile.
Winemaker's in Patagonia pick, haul, desteam, and crush grapes with their feet but still maintain their rough, isolated frontier feeling.
Explore the remote, challenging landscapes of a gigantic salt flat in Bolivia
For a city person, sampling the pura vida, or natural life, in this strip of Central America between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea is a bit like awakening in a tropical Eden.
Carretera Austral, Chiles southern highway, is among the most spectacular drives in South America.
Tall mountains blanket lush jungle along the coast of Panama.
On board a Latin American cruise, some of the fun can get lost for English-only speakers.
Few tourists visit Paraty, an enchanting colonial town that is best known for about 300 beaches and 65 islands nearby.
Manzanillo, Mexico is sunny and beautiful and lovingly pursued, even after 500 years and a movie kiss.
In the colonial city of Merida, Mexico, step into a gallery and art lies at your feet — literally.