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One of the best things about cruising is being able to see several different places without having to book flights or trains from one place to the next.... Read More

Our readers had heaps of praise for the best cities in Central and South America, but one word came up repeatedly: beauty. With their mix of old and new... Read More

If a single word could be used to sum up the best urban hotels of Central and South America, that word might be grandeur. These properties often... Read More

By the time I arrived back in Quito, the raw egg a shaman had smashed over my head in her house in Peguche was hardening into an uneven spiky gel, and... Read More

The air is silent as doña bena Tun lowers a hen into a smoking pit dug out of the jungle floor in the Yucatán Peninsula. Her student, Noé Bernardo... Read More

It seemed a brilliant idea at the time: eighty-six my job and backpack around South America. Even better, I'd throw in my laptop so I could check my E... Read More

In the spring of 1972 I went to Ecuador on a journey—barely planned and even more barely financed—with my college bride and a close mutual friend. We... Read More

Thanks to a dramatic revitalization and several new projects, Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is becoming a favorite of South America–bound... Read More

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