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…
Soccer is not just a game in Brazil, it’s a national drama. Here’s a script to help you join the show.
Going off-script requires risking the most valuable asset a traveler has: time. But taking those risks can yield rich rewards.
On a trip to China, the Frugal Traveler put Google Translate to the test. Here’s what he learned and how it could help you.
You have to work to get to this farmhouse restaurant, and it’s only open for lunch. But if you make it there, be prepared to eat a lot, and pay only a little.
In Seth Kugel’s many years of flying, he had never sat in business class. Here, finally, was his chance.
Prada shoes for $129 a pair, anyone? Louis Vuitton bags (real) for under $200?
Even an experienced traveler can succumb to 24-TDD, 24-hour Temporary and Distress and Disorientation, on the first day in a new town.
I interviewed some of Rio’s luminaries and less-than-luminaries to find out their favorite Rio beach spots, shops, bars and hotels. (Warning: not for the frugal.)
In ‘The Last King of Scotland, ‘ which I watched dubbed in Spanish on the bus from Tapachula to Oaxaca, Mexico, last week, the Scottish character Nicholas Garrigan comes up with a travel plan: to spin a globe, to place his finger down randomly, and…