Cooking is like being in a relationship: select some ingredients and combine them well in order to create a pleasant taste. Stir carefully and cook al dente. And never forget to spice up things every now and then, to keep it all interesting! In Costa Rica, the typical set dish is … more »
From Mexico all the way down to Patagonia. That’s the plan and we want you to join us!
Go straight to a country of your choice or let us take you anywhere in Latin America with the stories below.
For those of you who’ve been tuned in with us – you’ll remember that we were heading to Bolivia right after Brazil. So why are we in Ecuador ? The short answer is ‘AeroSur’. The long answer is a lot more interesting. On the 11th of March, at 4PM we … more »
While traveling it is very common to miss things you are used to at home, particularly food. Whenever we have a chance to eat Indian food, we go for it… but unfortunately this hasn’t happened since Costa Rica, which was already more than a month and a half back! We heard … more »
When visiting Cuba, you have two different types of accommodation you can choose from. The obvious choice would be a hotel or resort and the other possibility is a Casa Particular. Casas particulares, directly translating into “private houses” are a sort of B&B set up at people’s homes. If a … more »
When you travel, you realize that the concepts you have understood throughout your life are so subjective. Close and far. Big and small. Poor and rich… It´s like the more you see, the less you know but, at the same time, the more you know as well, because realizing that you don´t … more »
Mobile internet access in Brazil still has a long way to go. Packages: When we arrived in Brazil I found that almost every mobile network offered 3G internet connections. However, upon further inspection I found that the data packages offered were extremely poor. The best package I found was … more »
Something really interesting happened over the last week at The Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree forum. Zara posted up her article about what happened in the Salvador Carnival and obviously this caused a serious thread-brawl. The thread has so far reached some interesting conclusions including the behavior of high caste Indians, … more »
Varadero is an extremely touristic sea-side town in the north of Cuba. It’s one of those places that, if it wasn’t for the tourism influx, wouldn’t exist or wouldn’t be much more than a fishing village. No wonder Varadero is home to many hotels and huge touristic resorts where tourists … more »
Before heading to Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico, we read that this was a “backpackers paradise”. Apparently, there was a big concentration of budget travelers around here. I was sure the historical ruins of Palenque wouldn’t be the only reason why backpackers were concentrating around these area… there are so many … more »
We’re in a taxi on our way to the airport in São Paulo. Next destination: Salvador da Bahia, for the biggest street Carnival in the World. Our friends Avinash and Dushi came from Dubai to meet us in Brazil and after a couple of uneventful days in São Paulo, we are all … more »