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Being a restless spirit does not mean I sleep poorly in a strange bed. On the contrary. I’ve slept well everywhere—whether a dirt-floored safari tent in... Read More

IT SEEMS ONLY RIGHT THAT THE FIRST THING I DO UPON ARRIVING in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil's City of All Saints, is take a leap of faith: I let a stranger... Read More

Q. Do you see yourself as a kind of cultural ambassador for Brazil? ... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. ... Read More

When Brooklyn-based Dan Storper started making global music compilations to play in his Putumayo clothing and handicraft stores, he never dreamed that... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art. ... Read More

The slender two-lane road to the western pampas runs through pale open country "pure in line and color," Erico Verissimo, the region's great novelist,... Read More

After a decade of chic minimalist clothing wiped clean of any trace of gender, race, or culture—indeed, some would say any trace of humanity—fashion is... Read More

Watching our Faldo Series championships last fall in Brazil, I was delighted to see how many young golfers were in the field and the many countries they... Read More

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets. ... Read More

See our Where (and How) to Go Dancing with the Stars slideshow. ... Read More

A surprising number of major cities--Moscow, Rome, Washington, and Tokyo among them--haven't set their plans yet, but others are gearing up for major... Read More

In Curitiba, Brazil, 529 miles from São Paulo, the innovative engineers at Moro Construction have unveiled the world's first revolving apartment complex... Read More

Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art-cum-dance, is suddenly all the rage. At Berkeley's United Capoeira Association (2026 Addison St.; 510/666-1255),... Read More

I inspected another pod, pulled out the seeds, and held them in the palm of my hand. As though hypnotized, my eyes roamed happily from the black seeds... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Craziest Party Towns. ... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Pristine Forests. ... Read More

PJL: If you’re a type-A traveler like me, the only thing more infuriating than four hours of tarmac purgatory is never being told what’s happening, or... Read More

PJL: The highlight of my trip to Brazil was seeing a Corinthians futebol game at São Paulo’s beloved Pacaembu Stadium, an Art Deco landmark built in... Read More

His braids fly up as he pounds his drums. A brass section blasts, guitar players riff, and two women sing and shimmy. It's a hot November night in... Read More

PLUS: 10 FAR-FLUNG SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURES ... Read More

(19) Chapada dos Veadeiros Brazil's New Age paradise A growing number of spiritual travelers are making pilgrimages to Chapada dos Veadeiros, an ancient... Read More

A few years ago, I spent a week at the Ashram spa in Calabasas, California. Hard-core hikes and 1,200-calorie days had my body toned and taut, and my... Read More

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