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An InstaMuse of Medellín

Medellin photos

By Caroline King While many of us are just starting to bask in the warmth, sunshine, and beauty of spring, there are some places in the world that experience a spring-like climate year-round. Medellín is Colombia’s second-largest city and is known for its perfect weather, gorgeous scenery, vibrant nightlife, and some of the friendliest people on […]

An Extraordinary Ecolodge Hidden in the Ecuadorian Andes

black sheep inn

By Aimee Millwood At first, the Black Sheep Inn ecolodge – with comforts including a yoga studio; sun deck perched at a breathtaking 10,500 feet; wood stove heated sauna; and solar-powered Native American-style soaking tub – seems out of place in a rural village of 7,000 people. I first stumbled upon the Black Sheep Inn the […]

Insight: Once a Backpackers’ Pit Stop, Puerto Natales, Chile is Now Ecolodge Heaven

Bories House

By Ellen Girardeau Kempler For decades, the small town of Puerto Natales, Chile, has been known among backpackers as the gateway to the challenging trails, glacial lakes and granite spires of Torres del Paine National Park. But as less-adventurous tourists have discovered this paradise at the end of the world, this region of Chilehas reinvented […]

Brazil: A World Cup of Firsts (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brazil: A World Cup of Firsts (INFOGRAPHIC)

Following the draw last year, international soccer fans are rushing to secure flights to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The following infographic is designed to demonstrate how Brazil has been a leader in hosting the World Cup. From the cutting edge technology, to the overall cost of investments, to the number of people attending, the […]

Untamed Winds: Ethereal Landscapes of South America (VIDEO)

iguazu falls

Munich-based filmmakers Vincent Urban, Clemens Kruger and Stefan Templar, all 31-years-old, set off on a journey equipped with an old Land Rover and their cameras, documenting every step of their trip in Untamed Winds, a short film encompassing breathtaking shots of South America’s most ethereal landscapes. Few words are spoken in the five-and-a-half minute film, […]

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