Wednesday, January 20, 2021
the americas

the americas

travel in north, central and south america and the caribbean

a serbian in new york [srbin u njujorku]

By guest blogger Nebojša Vlaškalić. As a kid born in a small, beautiful country with open wounds, I have always carried a big burden of...

on the way to peru, some tips for air travelers

As the flyingnorthblog makes its way south to Peru, here at the blog we thought it would be helpful to provide some handy tips...

smells like poutine spirit: montréal’s place in french north america

Forget waterboarding.  For someone who is trying to avoid carbohydrates, being in a city full of Poutine is quite torturous.  I know the name...

a frenchman among the turtles: las tortugas in the florida keys

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. During a road trip in Florida a few summers back, my partner and I decided to stay few days in...

ushuaia’s plaza islas malvinas: no falklands here

Las Malvinas son Argentinas – the Malvinas Islands are Argentine.  This is something you will see and hear during your travels to Argentina, in...

100 years ago I was the tallest building in the world

Visitors to New York City have 5,868 high rises to choose from when they are walking the city and looking up for inspiration. Among...

puerto rico’s fort san felipe del morro [video]

Old San Juan’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort known as San Felipe del Morro, was named in honor of King Phillip II and...

trinidad’s pitch lake: the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world

Every country has its natural tourist attractions such as the Grand Canyon in the U.S., Iguaçu Falls in Argentina and Brazil, Mount Kilimanjaro in...

from london to the simple life in altus, arkansas

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. I never thought that after viewing a television program, my partner and I would end up in what at first...

a very hot latte at café de guatemala

The Guatemalans apparently like things very hot. This is particularly true of their coffee. After a morning of exploring the ruins of Tikal, near...

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