Category Archives: South America

Kids Need Maps

I don’t usually promote random Kickstarter projects, but this interactive kid’s map created by Berlin-based Simon Schuetz is a terrific concept. American children in particular are woefully ignorant when it comes to basic geography, but a fun map like this … Continue reading

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Voyage Peru

This lovely short video tour of Peru was directed by Rob Kolodny of the New York-based House of Nod creative production company. Wandering with a few friends, he created a warm, sweet peek at the colorful culture of Peru.

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Suddenly I’m Craving Curry

  These delicious maps are the result of a collaboration involving New Zealand photographer Henry Hargreaves and graphic artists Sarit Melmed and Caitlin Levin. Each of the amazing creations is made with real food from the nations and continents. According … Continue reading

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One Minute in Mexico

It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Mexico, but it’s a rare week when I don’t have Mexican food. I challenge you to watch this terrific video and not crave Mexican food for dinner. The video is from … Continue reading

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No Gracias, No es para mi

Overlooking the Tungurahua volcano near Banos de Agua Santa, about 90 miles from Quito, Ecuador, the “swing at the end of the world” is a tempting adventure for thrill seeking travelers, but not for me. Tethered to a rickety-looking wooden treehouse, … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Behomm is the first home exchange website created specifically for the creative community. Developed by Barcelona-based artists Agust Juste and Eva Calduch, Behomm is an invitation only vacation home exchange for creative types. The site allows two parties to swap … Continue reading

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I Love Coffee

I love coffee and spend way too much time discovering new places to consume coffee when I travel. But I’m a caffeinated lightweight when compared to coffee fanatic and coffee blogger Ryoko Iwata. She’s a U.S.-based Japanese self-proclaimed coffee lover—hence … Continue reading

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Dare to be Tender

We’ve shown you vending machines that dispense free beers ( twice ) and machines that provide a hot cup of coffee for the weary airport traveler, now here’s the best one yet. Under the slogan “Dare to be tender”, the … Continue reading

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Travel Love

Travel Love is a wonderful mix of video footage from three trips to eight countries in Asia and South America. Filmed by German freelance photographer and videographer Christian Grewe, the beguiling little film runs for under five minutes. The music … Continue reading

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I Want the Guava Empanada

Here in the U.S., we’ve become enamored of international cuisines. Even in regions where a Korean restaurant was once an exotic discovery, it’s not unusual to find Southeast Asia, Latin American, Caribbean and African restaurants. But Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen takes … Continue reading

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