Return to the USA for Miami Sun and Fun

Ok, it wasn’t so much ‘sun and fun’ as it was rainy and cloudy. When we arrived in Miami we were informed that we had just missed great weather and that apparently we had brought the rain in with us. That was definitely not true since we had just arrived from Brazil where the sun […]

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A Week of Carnival & Five Must Do’s in Rio de Janeiro

Check out how we spent a week celebrating Carnival 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. We made time for Rio’s best including street parties, food, drinks, and sightseeing.

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Bus Journeys to Parati, Brazil

Iguazu Falls was the perfect way to cross the border from Argentina into Brazil and from there we continued our journey to Rio for Carnival, but we had one more stop on the way. Parati is a former Portugese colonial town with well preserved cobblestone streets (or as Auston calls them: cobbleystone) and historic buildings […]

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The Two Sides of Iguazu Falls

Decide which side of Iguazu Falls to visit. On the border between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay lies one of the most amazing water falls in South America. We spent two nights there – one in Argentina and one in Brazil.

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Keeping A Cruise Affordable Plus Our Dream Cruise Destinations

Learn how to keep a cruise affordable and read our top cruise destinations. We kept our Atlantis gay cruise to Mexico cheap by following a few simple tips.

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One Night in Córdoba

Check out our short stay in Córdoba on our way from Mendoza to Iguazu Falls. A guided walking tour is a quick way to see all the sites the city has to offer.

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Touring Mendoza’s Many Vineyards

From the large and lively city of Buenos Aires we headed next to the small and calm city of Mendoza, Argentina in search for the promising vineyards it’s well known for. We had hoped to visit some vineyards all over the world while we traveled, especially while were in Italy, Spain and Portugal. However, we […]

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Sightseeing And A Near Mugging in Buenos Aires

We spent seven fantastic days in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires even though we could avoid the reciprocity fee to enter. The European-esque city with that Latin flavor has plenty to offer from it’s mix of architectures, local wines, unique dance styles and fascinating cultural history that’s visibly changing and progressing every year. We were […]

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Enjoying The Active Life of Santiago

Once the four day journey from Puno was done we were elated to have finally made it to Santiago, Chile. The charming cities of Arica and La Serena were entertaining stops on our way and we were happy to have spent time there, but we start craving big city life after weeks of deprivation.

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FiveBadTourists: Lake Titicaca From The Shores Of Puno

Our time traveling as FiveBadTourists through Peru was quickly coming to an end. My older sister, Tasia, and her husband, Adam, had a flight to catch in Puno the following day after our visit to Machu Picchu’s glorious ruins. The plan was to take the train from Machu Picchu back to the town of Ollantaytambo […]

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