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Although the Guggenheim Museum has been a genuine tourist magnet, it’s the local life that leaves the lasting impression, says Anna Ward.
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Amaranta Wright explores the unspoilt joys of Panama, from the friendly faces and swing of the capital to the stunning archipelagos of the Caribbean.
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Diary of a mysterious blonde in Venezuela
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Sweaty grabbing men, cheesy electric guitar music, trance-enducing drumming and plenty of piss: how our girl in Salvador de Bahia got lost in the frenzy that was Brazilian Carnival 2010 and managed to come out to tell the tale.
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Semuc Champey is one of Guatemala's most beautiful natural monuments: a natural 300 metre limestone bridge, under which passes the Cahabón River, and a series of the most incredible turquoise natural pools. It is, according to Candela visitor, one of the most stunning secrets of Central...
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Is it that first stumbling across the dazzling Plaza Mayor? The towers of the cathedral against the backdrop of a perfect blue sky? The grandeur of the prestigious university, or the ever-present buzz in the streets? Whatever it is, you cannot help but fall in love with Salamanca.
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Located in western Honduras only an hour from the border with Guatemala, Copán was an ancient Mayan city that dominated trade and commerce in the area. It holds great importance in Mayan history due to its geographical position, located at the southernmost tip of the ancient Mayan Empire and the...
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The Carnival in Granada occurs once a year and each year people from all over the country flock to the city to celebrate. One of the biggest events in the Nicaraguan calendar, Candela decided to hop on a float.
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How to sum up Madrid? No Eiffel Tower, no Colosseum...How about that Madrid is the younger, cooler cousin of its European counterparts. What differentiates it from its arguably prettier, more historic sister city, Paris? Since usurping Toledo as the official seat of the Spanish government in 1561...
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Sixteen years after translating Che's 'Motorcycle Diaries', made famous in the Hollywood movie with Gaél García Bernál, Ana Wright goes on the hunt for Che in Bolivia as she seeks inspiration whilst translating a new book on the world's most famous revolutionary.
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¡Qué estupidez! I’ve only gone and given this article a misnomer for a title. A visit to the Argentinian capital will not result in breathing the Buenos Aires – because this city is utterly breathtaking. From the tranquility of its outskirts to the bustle of its centre, BA is atmospheric and...
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Our Candela visitor finds more heart than hostility in the notorious gangland estate on which Carlos Tevez was raised, as she visits the famous mural, homage to Fuerte Apache's favourite son.
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Having great and varied FREE things to do is the mark of a world class city and, if you look under the surface, Buenos Aires is up there with the best of them. Ana Wright challenges the view that Latin America is expensive and unsafe in this truly alternative guide to Buenos Aires.
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