Category: Latin America

Raise your glass: Enjoy 3 traditional drink recipes from Brazil

The most famous Brazilian cocktail, the Caipirinha, is not the country’s only traditional drink!

People in red, black, and green attire drumming on black and white drums in a Carnaval parade.

Celebrating Afro-Argentine Heritage at Carnaval

Argentina is rich with African cultural heritage, and this is celebrated during Carnaval each year.

Costa Rica Packing List: What to Bring

Packing is an art! Here is a list of all the essentials you will need on your Costa Rica travel adventure.

Top 5 Brazil Natural Wonders to Visit on Your Trip

Which of these natural wonders in Brazil spark your call to adventure?

Enjoy a beach-side New Year's Eve celebration in Chile. Photo from Davidlohr Bueso/ Wikimedia Commons

New Year’s Eve Destinations in South America

South America offers travelers warm weather and an electric party scene to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Take a step back in time with these dinosaur tracks that scale a vertical wall. Photo from yatlik.com

Cretaceous Park: The mysterious vertical dinosaur tracks in Bolivia

Learn why the world’s largest site for dinosaur tracks in Bolivia exist on a steep vertical wall.

A Caiman sunbathing in Pantanal. Photo by Ana Castañeda

Top Brazilian Amazon Destinations

Brazil’s jungle is a naturalist’s dreamscape, as it is home to the most known species of plants, fresh water fish, and mammals.

Cruise to Antarctica

Following in the Path of Darwin

Anabel, LAFL travel expert, shares a 200 year-old tale from one of history’s most intrepid travelers, Charles Darwin, as recorded in his book The Voyage of the Beagle.

underground museum in Buenos Aires

El Zanjon: A peek beneath Buenos Aires

One of the city’s most fascinating places is actually hidden deep underground in Buenos Aires’ colonial San Telmo district, and it is below the foundation of a 178-year-old mansion that you’ll find a very unusual museum.