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Is There Anywhere Better To Shoot Video Than Brazil?
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Is There Anywhere Better To Shoot Video Than Brazil?

In honor of the World Cup wrapping up this weekend, I thought I’d feature this amazing compilation travel video from Brazil (as if the seemingly never-ending parade of enviable panoramic shots of Copacabana Beach and […]

My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala
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My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala

I’m riding in the back of an open truck that must have served to transport cattle at some point, but on this occasion, it is taking me from the town of Lanquín to the secluded […]

Greetings From Brazil [Travel Video]
Greetings From Brazil [Travel Video]

Greetings From Brazil [Travel Video]

Heading to the World Cup in Brazil next month? Yeah, me neither, although any and all invitations that include a spot on a couch in someone’s rented house and/or an extra seat on their jet […]

Ducks, Drugs And Dance Meditation: My Failed Stay At A Nicaraguan Permaculture Farm
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Ducks, Drugs And Dance Meditation: My Failed Stay At A Nicaraguan Permaculture Farm

The man walked blindfolded between our outstretched fingers as we caressed him with leaves and feathers. Other hands reached out to caress or hold him. “You are loved,” someone whispered. “I love you,” echoed another. […]

Here’s What You Can Expect During A Food Tour Of Veracruz
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Here’s What You Can Expect During A Food Tour Of Veracruz

The air outside is thick, but the smoke in Santana’s bar is thicker. Even if I were a non-smoker it would be worth it just to sit in the bar’s tiny, air-conditioned seating area and […]

Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism
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Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism

Stories can be told from limitless angles of perspective. So let’s begin this tale from the viewpoint of a Salvadorian family living in a small, rural village. It is a sunshiny day in a one-goat […]

You Haven’t Experienced A Sunrise Until You’ve Done So In Tikal, Guatemala
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You Haven’t Experienced A Sunrise Until You’ve Done So In Tikal, Guatemala

The only thing more magical than hiking through a jungle in the dark, following a path that must be made of white gravel because it glows faintly in the full moon, is hiking through a […]

The Driest Place on Earth: From Bolivia’s Salt Flats To Chile’s Atacama Desert
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The Driest Place on Earth: From Bolivia’s Salt Flats To Chile’s Atacama Desert

Pan-American Transmissions: Part 11 “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. […]

8 Stunning Photos From Lake Atitlan
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8 Stunning Photos From Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala — the 1.8-million-year-old 600-meter-deep volcanic lake located a couple hours from Guatemala City — is usually the highlight of anyone’s trip to the country, with its picturesque volcanoes towering over the […]

How A Radish Festival In Oaxaca Made Me Feel Like A Mexican
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How A Radish Festival In Oaxaca Made Me Feel Like A Mexican

“Oye chica! Tenga aca. Te invitamos!” Someone was calling to me as I walked by a makeshift tent on the side of the street in Oaxaca’s old center. Curious, I joined the speaker, a young […]

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