When he finds a bargain jungle lodge at the Brazil-Bolivia border, the Frugal Traveler uses a little budget surplus to splurge for a $90 a night room, breakfast and dinner included. (Lunch included too, sort of.)
On a four-day cruise from Manaus to Porto Velho, the Frugal Travelers finds a place to hang his hammock, three hearty (if monotonous) meals, and about a hundred new friends.
A neighborhood sits on dangerous methane-filled ground. Half the residents left. The others have refused.
Montevideo may be overshadowed by its flashier neighbors, Punta del Este and Buenos Airs, but Uruguay’s capital does not suffer from an inferiority complex.
Outside of Carnaval week each February, when the emphasis is decidedly on the present, the coastal city of Salvador seems almost obsessed with its African past.
Explore the low-key and affordable beach towns of Sosúa and Cabarete, on the island’s north coast.
The romance of pre-Revolution Cuba (or some good semblance of it) is very much alive in New York, particularly in the city’s restaurants.
The powerful, socially conscious songs of Juan Luis Guerra are largely incomprehensible to many New Yorkers, because they are in Spanish.
It’s worth getting to know the ingredients and rhythms of the Colombians? one of the city’s biggest, and most under the radar, immigrant cultures.