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Submarino

Submarino

Buenos Aires has many different cafes and most offer up Buenos Aires' version of sweet hot chocolate - the submarino. ......[Read More]
The Best Vacations in South America

The Best Vacations in South America

Visit the city of Buenos Aires on your South American vacation.Buenos Aires Cityview image by rm from Fotolia.comSouth America offers vacation experiences for travelers of every kind. Adventurers will appreciate the opportunities to explore rural villages or hike through mountainous.........[Read More]
9 de Julio Park Lake

9 de Julio Park Lake

In colonial times, Tucuman provided mules, cottona and textiles to Bolivia, for the silver mines in Potosi, and later the sugar industry became important. Today, Tucuman is a large, commercial city enjoying historical importance as rhe site for the signing of the Declaration of Independence from Spa......[Read More]
Secluded Virgin Island Vacations

Secluded Virgin Island Vacations

Get away from it all in the Virgin Islands.trunk bay st john us virgin island sand beach image by Paul Retherford from Fotolia.comGo far from the madding crowds and spend a vacation in secluded areas of the Virgin Islands. In general, the British Virgin Islands are less developed and more.........[Read More]
Facts About Money in Brazil

Facts About Money in Brazil

Throughout a large part of the 20th century, Brazil's currency frequently changed due to inflation and other economic instability. Since 1942, Brazil has switched currencies eight times, often readopting old currencies or slight variations on old currencies for short periods. Since 1994, Brazil's cu......[Read More]
Music Concerts in Peru in 2015

Music Concerts in Peru in 2015

All the major music concerts in Peru in 2015, including gigs and festivals in Lima and across Peru. Updated regularly.......[Read More]
What Are the 4 Best Nightclubs in Stockholm?

What Are the 4 Best Nightclubs in Stockholm?

Locate the most popular Scandinavian nightclubs in Stockholm, Sweden. In this list of great places, we find out where to have fun at Stockholm's top night clubs and bars.......[Read More]
Going to Sweden? 5 Things You Gotta Do in Gothenburg

Going to Sweden? 5 Things You Gotta Do in Gothenburg

Gothenburg: Things to do for visitors in Gothenburg, Sweden. Find out what the top attractions, Goteborg tourist destinations and recommended sightseeing places are for the Swedish city Gothenburg (Göteborg).......[Read More]
Travel Tours to Ecuador

Travel Tours to Ecuador

The Galapagos are islands off of Ecuador with scenic views and wildlife.Galapagos image by Sandra Makara from Fotolia.comLocated on the equator, Ecuador is a country in the northwest portion of South America with a warm, tropical climate. Ecuador is rich in history, as the home of the.........[Read More]
Oslo's Best Museums

Oslo's Best Museums

Find the best museums in Norway here. The outstanding Viking era and mediaeval collections in particular in Norwegian museums are not to be missed.......[Read More]
Relief Map of Denmark With Major Roads

Relief Map of Denmark With Major Roads

Relief Map of Denmark......[Read More]
Secret Argentine History Revealed by American Professor

Secret Argentine History Revealed by American Professor

Dr. Erika Edwards, a researcher in African history in Argentina, talks to About.com Argentina Travel about secret histories of tango, Buenos Aires, Cordoba and more.......[Read More]
Vaccinations Needed for Travel to Peru

Vaccinations Needed for Travel to Peru

Peru is a country of great contrast. From deserts to oceans to high mountain trekking, ruins of exquisite beauty to jungle trips down the Amazon valley, it has something for everyone...including potential illnesses. While no vaccinations are required for travel in Peru, it's a good idea to make sur......[Read More]
Highlights of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires

Highlights of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Art, Impressionism, Museums......[Read More]
Urubamba River

Urubamba River

The Urubamba river runs through the mountains east of Cuzco, carving a fertile river valley that fed local populations from before the Inca Empire to the present time. Along the hills overlooking the river, the Incas built fortresses to protect the river wealth, not knowing they created fascinating ......[Read More]
Eco-Yoga Park: Music Therapy

Eco-Yoga Park: Music Therapy

The Eco-Yoga Park just 60km outside of Buenos Aires, offers travelers and backpackers in Argentina an option for volunteering, yoga, and relaxation. The yoga park offers lessons in sustainable living, vegetarian cooking, meditation, music therapy, and more. If you are looking for a respite from the ......[Read More]
Lima Metropolitan Area, Peru

Lima Metropolitan Area, Peru

Enjoy these photographs, taken on various NASA missions, of South American cities. Seen from above, the scope, toppgraphy, natural landmarks and distinctive features vary in clarity, yet each photograph is a unique way to learn about the city and surrounding area.......[Read More]
Healthcare in Norway

Healthcare in Norway

Doctors and other medical practitioners in Norway have a standard fee for all patients. For residents of the European Union, the European Health Insurance Card can be used to pay for the treatments needed.......[Read More]
Overlooking Playa Arena Gruesa from Cerro Huaihuén

Overlooking Playa Arena Gruesa from Cerro Huaihuén

The Chiloe Archipelago, in Chile's Northern Patagonia, has long been a place of mystery and mysticism. Famous for seafood, handicrafts, and the warmth of its people, Chiloé is a scenic and an increasingly popular destination for walking, biking, fishing, paddling and birding. ......[Read More]