The priest faltered a bit as he climbed the stairs to the museum, housed in an attic above a church in Itapé, Paraguay, a town founded as a Franciscan mission in 1672. My guide and I had roused him from his siesta by clapping our hands repeatedly — the Paraguayan equivalent of a knock on…
‘Latin America’ Articles
The Iguazú Falls are stunning from most angles. But getting to them through Paraguay has its advantages.
Though Asunción is off the grid for many travelers to South America, it offers history, culture and more at a frugal-friendly price.
Soccer is not just a game in Brazil, it’s a national drama. Here’s a script to help you join the show.
The Frugal Traveler set out to take the cheapest all-inclusive Caribbean vacation he could find. Here’s where he went, what it cost and what he thought of the trip.
Four donkeys eat seaweed for breakfast. A teenager break dances in the surf. An old man nudges a coconut from a tree. And an entire town agrees on how to misspell crepes.
The Frugal Traveler adores São Paulo, a city he calls his second home. But could he make an old friend fall for his beloved town?
Advice on timing, eating and booking from three Brazil-based travel experts.
Many consider the Pantanal to be South America’s finest destination for animal viewing. And budget travelers need not be deterred.
Have trouble sleeping in coach? The author does, so he talked to some sleep experts about flying.
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