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Built on the ruins of the ancient Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, Mexico City has mushroomed into the largest Spanish-speaking city in the world. A melting pot of all that makes Mexico great - food, drinks, art and music - and with more museums and cultural institutions than any other city in the...
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Charming colonial cities with cobblestone streets, Pacific breakers producing perfect surf year-round, tiny Caribbean islands you can make your own for a day, and the smoothest rum that ever came out of an oak barrel. Nicaragua is hot at the moment as more and more travellers discover the delights...
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If Tulum is too trendy and Playa del Carmen's party vibe isn't your scene, take time out at Akumal. Just don't pester the turtles, says Elizabeth Mistry.
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Victoria Kellaway visits the birthplace of Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize winner, pioneer of Magical Realism and Colombia’s most famous writer.
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Colombia is a country bursting at the seams with extraordinary natural beauty, vibrant music, fantastic food, white (and black!) sand beaches, world-class diving, and endlessly friendly courteous people. Now, it even has a Peace Deal, which means it is back on the radar for those who have been put...
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Sue Branford chronicles the rapid development in the town of Altamira in the Brazilian Amazon, whose inhabitants have yet to reep any benefits.
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Amaranta Wright basks in the stunning combination of ancient civilisations and Caribbean luxury in a family trip to the Yucatán peninsular, combining road trip adventure and resort comforts.
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Few people think of heading to Peru for Christmas. But, as Amaranta Wright finds out, summer in Lima and its amazing coastline, Machu Picchu without the crowds and jungle experience without the heat, conspire make Christmas a perfect time to explore one of Latin America's most fascinating...
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Christmas - a time for glittering trees, flashing lights and endless feasts. In Spain, whilst its biggest celebration of ‘Los Reyes’ falls on the 6th of January - with crowds lining the streets and children perched on their parents’ shoulders, hoping to catch handfuls of sweets thrown from the...
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It is easy to see why the city of Córdoba is overlooked by many travellers. Tucked in between Andalusia’s ‘southern capital’ Seville and the mountainous territory of Granada, Córdoba – which makes up the third city in what is often known as ‘Andalusia’s Golden Triangle’- is more often than not seen...
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Cuba is one of the hottest travel destinations right now and many travel publications have rushed to come up with their lists of what to do and see in Cuba. As a Cuban-born travel expert living in London, Susana Corona lists her absolute musts do’s before the revolution ends.
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“There is just so much space here!” was one of the most recurring thoughts I had on my trip to Brazil. Perhaps a pretty basic observation given I was visiting the largest country in Latin America. Yet my poor brain, accustomed to the real estate curses and daily sardine-tin tube commutes of...
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Travelling independently is the best way to see the natural beauty of the Dominican Republic, says Elizabeth Mistry
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