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Christmas in Latin America

In Latin America, Christmas Eve is known as Nochebuena in Spanish, and Véspera de Natal in Portuguese. And just as in the UK, each country in Central and South America has some wholly unique Christmas traditions. When Spain and Portugal were colonial powers, they brought their religion and traditions over the Atlantic, to South America. [...]

Argentina

Top five tourist attractions in Argentina

Argentina is the epitome of scenic nature and amazing experiences. Fairytale waterfalls, astonishing natural phenomena, vibrant metropolises and delicious wines are just some of the things you can experience in Argentina. So if you’re into a little of everything, all wrapped up in magnificence, Argentina is just the place for you! Read more here and [...]

Salvador

7 sensational UNESCO sights in South America

Central and South America abound with beautiful scenery and unique culture. In fact, there are more than 130 different places in South America which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. UNESCO, which is short for The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, was established in 1945. The list of world heritage sites covers natural and [...]

Pura vida

Pura Vida – Costa Rica’s DNA

When you travel to Costa Rica, you will experience so much more than its sights and attractions. A visit to the Central American country also gives you an insight into the way of life of its people, which is known as pura vida. And it is very different to the lifestyle we lead in the [...]

Mexico day of the dead

Five facts about Day of the Dead in Mexico

Smiling skeletons, colourful sugar skulls and festive picnics at the cemetery. A typical scene every year in early November when Mexicans celebrate Day of the Dead, a festival to mark the return to earth of the deceased to greet their relatives. Mexico transforms into one giant party, with outlandish parades, feasts and throngs of people [...]