Category: Culture

Brazil celebrates Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, but also Salvador de Bahia, Recife, Paraty, and other cities.

South America Travel: An Introduction to Carnival

Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro has achieved fame as the world’s biggest party. Celebrated in February, it’s a festival with roots in Catholic religion.

The Best Museums in Buenos Aires

July is a great time to visit Buenos Aires, the weather might be chilly, but the city heats up with a myriad of concerts, festivals, and exhibitions.

tango, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Argentina For Less

The 2012 Buenos Aires Tango Festival

The passion of the South American lifestyle is fully reflected in the vigor and liveliness of the tango, an iconic dance which hails straight from the heart of Argentina: Buenos Aires.

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Chile

If you too are feeling tempted to fly away toward exotic and warm destinations to enjoy Christmas under coconut trees in Chile!

Chile Celebrates 200 Years of Independence

In less than ten days Chile will officially commemorate 200 years of independent history, kicking off a celebration that promises to be as rich and diverse as its past.

The 5 Best Books about South America

Guidebooks are great, but if you really want to prepare for your next trip to South America, take a look at some of Latin America’s literary masterpieces before you board the plane.

Brazilian Grand Prix

The Brazilian Grand Prix: Glory Days at Interlagos

The Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, or Interlagos circuit, is one of the most famous Formula 1 tracks in the world. Learn more about the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Pan's Labyrinth

Latin America in Film

With its vibrant and varied national identities, a turbulent and sometimes tortured past along with its proud cultural heritage, Latin