Archive for the ‘Central and South America’ Category

A Bit of Brazil in South Florida

By Megan Hubbell Samba, Capirinhas, microscopic bikinis and not to mention the biggest party in the world: Carnival! With all of this, what’s not to love about Brazil? Well, perhaps the fact that it’s thousands of miles away and the plane tickets and visa fees can be astronomical. Fortunately, there...
November 18th, 2011 | Brazil, Florida | Read More

Inspiration in South America

Inspiration in South America
By Maggie Parker Special to Lost Girls   I received Amanda Pressner’s email regarding the Contiki Vacations media trip to South America at 5:10 pm. By 5:13 pm, I was going. Her response was “Annnnnnd….that was fast!” Well, who could blame me? After living with a Brazilian and...
October 11th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Peru | Read More

Air Travel News 10.11.11

Air Travel News 10.11.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Tower Control Is it an airport control tower or a billboard? Airport...
October 11th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Central and South America, Food News | Read More

Peru and Beyond: 5 Can’t-Miss Spots to Explore

Peru and Beyond: 5 Can’t-Miss Spots to Explore
By Taylor Dolven LG Correspondent If the Inca ruins, giant condors, and rare animals aren’t enough, the kind-hearted people and spicy seafood of Perú and Ecuador are worth making the trip. Recently, LG Correspondent Taylor Dolven spent two weeks traveling though these countries with her family at...
August 19th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Ecuador, Peru, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Patagonia Without Plans: Letting Curiosity Lead the Way

Patagonia Without Plans: Letting Curiosity Lead the Way
By Taylor Dolven LG Correspondent Sprained ankles, volcanoes, and canceled flights…can you imagine anything else going wrong on a single trip? When LG correspondent Taylor Dolven set out from her base in Buenos Aires for a weekend trip to Patagonia a couple of weeks ago, she had little idea what...
June 24th, 2011 | Argentina, Backpacking & Trekking | Read More

Cataracas Calling: How to Hike Argentina’s Iguazu Falls

Cataracas Calling: How to Hike Argentina’s Iguazu Falls
By Taylor Dolven LG Correspondent Watch out, Niagara Falls! The beauty of the famous Cataracas waterfalls of Puerto Iguazu is enough to rival other well-known falls around the world. They are a must-see that any trip to Argentina would not be complete without. Lost Girls’ correspondent Taylor...
May 13th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Argentina, Featured | Read More

Adventure Activites in Nicaragua

Adventure Activites in Nicaragua
By: Brittany Gowan LG Foreign Correspondent From the ocean, to the volcanic lakes and lush rainforest, Nicaragua is an eco-paradise. On my recent trip to the land of lakes and volcanoes, I explored the diverse natural landscape and found myself continually impressed by this hidden gem. Selva Negra, located...
April 22nd, 2011 | Nicaragua, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

From Glaciers to Guanacos: Chile’s Patagonia

Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Chile and spent two days exploring Patagonia in the south of the country. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog and Chile travel website for more stories. Patagonia has always fascinated...
April 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Chile, Destinations, Ideas, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Mendoza, Argentina: 5 Reasons to Go

Mendoza, Argentina: 5 Reasons to Go
By Taylor Dolven LG Travel Correspondent Located on the other side of Argentina across from Buenos Aires, Mendoza is  the capital of the Mendoza Province and home to about 112,000 people. In March, LG Travel Correspondent Taylor Dolven, a junior at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and currently studying...
April 8th, 2011 | Argentina, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine | Read More

Beyond the Moai: Discovering Easter Island

Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Chile and spent two days exploring Easter Island. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog and Chile travel website for more stories. A five-hour flight from Santiago de Chile takes one to...
April 7th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Central and South America, Chile, Destinations, Extras, Ideas | Read More