Some things can provide you with access to a certain place: let’s say, wine tasting may be your key to Tuscany, surfing – a key to Hawaii or techno clubs – a key to Berlin. One of the ways to understand the soul of Crete may be through counting its sheep (and goats).
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It was not the ruins of Machu Picchu, nor the mysterious pictures of the Nasca Desert that drove me to Peru. It was rather the green fields of coca and the mixed aura of danger and adventure Peru projected.
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Paraty, Brazil. This town, hidden in the hills of the Atlantic Forest, simply has it all: stunning beaches, spectacular waterfalls, historical architecture, jungle and trails for hiking and horse trekking.
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Ever since we saw the bright houses and quirky streets of Valparaiso, we knew we had to put the town on our itinerary.
Here are our impressions.
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If you love wine and don’t like organized tours, this post about the vineyards of Chilean Valley of Casablanca is right for you.
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Are you currently pondering what to do in the beautiful and thrilling capital of Argentina? How about tango classes, wine tasting, flea markets, book stores or chilling in an artsy café with a novel by Julio Cortazar and your new eye-catching tango shoes? And the little girl in you will be excited to become a gaucho for a day.
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In such vast countries as Argentina and Chile, being on the road takes time. Fortunately, Argentinian town Mendoza and Chilean Santiago, Valparaiso and Viña are located quite close to each other – just separated by the breathtaking Andes. Travelling by bus from Mendoza to Chile is a memorable experience. In this post, we will tell you what to expect, if you plan to cross the Andes from Mendoza to Chile by bus.
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If you have been to Torres del Paine, Patagonia’s most famous national park, you know how crowded this place might get: mountains of multicolored backpacks, fully booked campings, dozens of trekkers who watch the sunrise at Mirador.
However, there are some stunning places in Patagonia off the beaten path along the Chilean Carretera Austral. They are no less beautiful than Torres del Paine and way less crowded.
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Frida Kahlo`s iconic style is easily recognizable – perhaps, the Mexican painter had the most recognizable personal style.
Being a big fan of Kahlo`s art – and her clothing is definitely a part of it – I was quite happy to find a temporary exhibition, devoted to Frida Kahlo`s style in Frida`s Blue House in Mexico City.
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How can a filmmaker decolonize the big screen and why renting out an Airbnb home is a drama that’s best suited for the genre of film noir? Find the answers to these questions in the post devoted to the movies Guini has seen at the Berlin International film festival.
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