a prop plane over the lost world of the tepuis in venezuela

Venezuela’s interior is quite beautiful, and a nice change from the chaos of Caracas, a capital city that sadly doesn’t rate very high on...

a brave new world in cusco, peru: high-tech local handicrafts and the ghost of...

After the spectacular day I had in Machu Picchu and a night of guinea pig tasting, the next day was a free day in Cusco....

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...

the barrio of palermo viejo in buenos aires, argentina

Palermo is a neighborhood, or barrio, in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. It is located in the northeast of the city, bordering the barrios...

290 years ago today the west discovered easter island

On Easter Sunday in 1722, the European discovery of what is now called "Easter Island" by a Dutch sailing vessel became history. Now under...

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...

cartagena, colombia: a colonial port city less than 5 hours from nyc

By Guest Blogger Vince Catalanotto. Intrepid American travelers, are you tired of the usual warm weather locales of Las Vegas, the Bahamas, or Cancun? Are...

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