An Off-the-Beaten-Path Road Trip Itinerary To Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

Mention the “Caribbean” and immediately picture yourself soaking up the sun on a white sandy beach. Add the song of hundreds of birds, pounding drums and melodic flutes, lush tropical forests, and a view...

Peru in Black and White: Capturing Vibrant Landscapes without Color

Peru had been at the tippy-top of my list for a while, so I was beside myself to finally be traveling to one of my most coveted destinations. As someone who loves travel photography,...

Colombia Calls Creatives, Part 1: An Art Lover’s Guide to Colombia

It's time to revise outdated clichés about Colombia and take a closer look at this kaleidoscopic South American country. Art is alive and more than well in Colombia. Bogotá has established itself as an...

8 Lesser-Known Places to Visit in Peru

While most travelers head to large Peruvian hubs like Lima, Cusco, and Arequipa, those who venture to the smaller cities and more unknown destinations around this South American country will be pleasantly surprised. If...
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Truly Off the Grid: Living on a Ranch in Argentina’s Patagonia Region

The first time I’d ever gotten on a horse was when I arrived at an outpost on the way into Estancia Ranquilco, a 100,000 acre ranch in North Patagonia and nestled in the Andean...

A Solo Woman’s Travel Guide to Colombia

Being faithful to my love of exploring the world means that sometimes I must travel solo. As a freelance journalist and digital nomad, I am lucky to be able to work from anywhere, but...

How to Donate to a Travel Fundraiser: Local Organizations Abroad That Need Help

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent collapse of international tourism may have undermined the financial and functional stability of our “dream destinations,” but the reality is many of these communities already faced tremendous challenges on...
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In No Place: Living a Double Life in the Two Worlds of Rio de...

I was 21 years old and a recent college graduate when I decided to move to Brazil to start my career. I was also gay, broke and living in a small town in the...
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A Whip-Cracking Carnival in Brazil’s Cowboy Country: The Caretas of Triunfo

Triunfo is a quaint city located in the heart of Brazil’s ‘cowboy land,’ the sertão. Amid the Savanna landscapes of this semi-arid region, it is an oasis with its cooler temperatures and lush greenery....

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