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What’s Coming Up: Colonia, Uruguay

March 9, 2011

Just a hop on the ferry across the grand Río de la Plata from Buenos Aires, the charming colonial gem of Colonia on the Southwestern shores of Uruguay, is quickly becoming a favorite getaway to South America’s smallest nation.

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Valparaíso Getaway: What’s New, What’s Cool

February 14, 2011

Just about every country has its metropolises, farms, and beaches, but not every country has a paradise. Valparaíso (the word paraíso literally means paradise) is Chile’s most captivating, cool, and unique city, clinging to the steep Pacific coast only 140 kilometers outside Santiago. Once a florishing port, Valparaìso—fondly referred to as “Valpo” by the locals—boasts […]

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