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SOUTH AMERICA

Lima's Stunning Country Club Hotel Still Reigns With Recent Renovation

Oct 16, 2017  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Every major city has an iconic hotel, a historic meeting place for every dignitary and important person of decades past and present. I've written about two just this year: the Strand Hotel Yangon, built in 1901 in Yangon, Myanmar, and the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, built in 1919 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Find Sanctuary in the Sacred Valley at Explora's Luxury Peruvian Retreat

Sep 8, 2017  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Peru is one of those wow-worthy countries. From bright blue and yellow macaws soaring over Amazon treetops to Machu Picchu’s lush, majestic views, Peru is a paradise for adventure and awe seekers.

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Finding Killer Views and Authentic Experiences at Rancho Santana, Nicaragua

Apr 14, 2017  |   Contributor: Kristen Slizgi

Nicaragua has finally made it's way into the spotlight, surpassing the country's more popular neighbor, Costa Rica. And with everyone on the constant hunt for the next "undiscovered" place, Nicaragua's uncharted territory is all the more reason to discover it before everyone else does.

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3 South American Cruises to Book in 2017

Jan 10, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Every January 1, as a part of the new year’s tradition, people resolve to do all kinds of things such as eat healthier, get back in shape or finally ask for that much-deserved raise. While it’s typically hard to keep such promises throughout the year (when was the last time you used your gym membership?), one pledge you should really keep is your resolution to travel more. Plus, jet-setting from destination to destination typically leads to lower stress levels, more productivity at work and can even produce better relationships with friends and family. To help you out with a few ideas, we gathered together a list of South American cruises that you can embark on in 2017.

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Sirenalia's Mermaid Retreat Is What Ariel Dreams Are Made Of

Dec 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Last year, we introduced you to mermaid workouts as a new fitness craze. The exercise included donning mermaid tails and swimming around in pools to work on your core, all while feeling a little like Ariel in your new attire. This year, adventurous swimmers can take their mermaid love to the next level by going on a trip specifically-designed for the water-dwelling creatures.

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Bentley Hits the Road With South American Travel Itineraries

May 26, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s an exciting time in luxury travel. With an experiential focus, the industry is continuously creating new immersive opportunities for sojourners looking for creative getaways. These curated packages are even being fashioned by some of our favorite luxury brands such as Bentley’s Be Extraordinary experiences. Launched late last year, the automaker began organizing invitation-only gatherings featuring some of the world’s leading minds.

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4 Up-And-Coming Destinations for the Gourmand

Apr 27, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In our opinion, traveling and eating well go hand in hand. There’s nothing better than digging into a plate of paella in Barcelona, sipping on Tom Yum Goong soup in Bangkok or biting into your first gyro in Athens. But it’s also the undiscovered foodie destinations that peak our interest year after year. Whether you’re a studied gourmand or just enjoy trying new dishes, the globe is full of destinations that are begging to be noticed. In 2016, these four locales have caused us to take another look at their culinary prowess and deem them the best new foodie cities of the year.

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7 Excursions for Guys Who Crave Adventure

Jun 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sometimes guys just need to be guys, and a number of vacations offer ample opportunity to partake in activities that seem well-suited to the rougher-around-the-edges sex. We've searched around the globe to find some of the most enriching and men-approved vacations available today. And, while we're certain gents will find these excursions interesting, it doesn’t mean women wouldn’t have fun on these outings, we’re just all for bromance vacations.

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One of Santiago’s Most Anticipated New Properties is Finally Open & Isn't Letting Us Down

Jan 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

With non-stop flights to Santiago from Houston, Dallas, Miami, Atlanta and New York, not to mention convenient connecting options via Lima, Panama City and São Paulo among others, Chile is closer than you might think. The country is a narrow band of land bookended by the wild Pacific coast and the snow-capped peaks of the Andes on either side. 

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Chile’s New Hotel Viña Vik Sets Up Residence in One of South America's Up-and-Coming Wine Regions

Nov 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

When it comes to Chile’s wine regions, you might recognize names like the Colchagua, Rappel and Casablanca valleys. But it is the up-and-coming Cachapoal (near Colchagua and about 90 minutes from Santiago by car) that is making a name for itself these days thanks to one of the country’s premier wineries and a new art-driven luxury hotel.

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5 Under-the-Radar Cities in South America Worth Skipping the Crowds For

Jul 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In 2014, all eyes were on Brazil for the World Cup and come 2016, it will again sit in the spotlight with the Summer Olympics taking place in Rio de Janiero. In any year, travelers heading to Peru typically plan on visiting Machu Picchu, while in Argentina, lovers seek out Buenos Aires for a romantic vacation. So what do these destinations have in common? They are some of South America’s most sought-after cities and are in turn, flooded with tourists from all over the world.

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Here is How Leonardo DiCaprio Plans to Heal the Belizean Island He Owns

Apr 8, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

In the last few days, reports have been circulating surrounding Leonardo DiCaprio's plans to open resort on his private island in Belize. Slated to open in 2018 on Blackadore Caye, his eco-conscious property will be in partnership with NYC-developer Delos.

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Is Four Seasons Looking to Expand in South America?

Feb 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re thinking about a vacation to Colombia this year, consider waiting a few months until the two new Four Seasons are open in Bogota. Closed in 2014, both Hotel Casa Medina and Hotel Charleston Bogota were procured by the luxury hotelier to be rebranded and renovated within the year. This is also a big step for the brand as they currently operate 95 hotels and residences in 39 countries, but only two of those are located in South America.

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Peru for Art Lovers: 2 of The City's Best Hotels Restored From Vintage Buildings

Nov 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

Plenty of luxury boutique hotels around the world are filled with good art, but there are two in the city that are art galleries in themselves. In a trend of making beautiful hotels from buildings that originated for other purposes, this country excels in taking the usual and turning it into the spectacular.

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Belle Epoque Meets Contemporary Style at Buenos Aires’ Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau

Nov 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Parm Parmar

After checking out of the Alvear Palace Hotel in Argentina, I made my way over to the Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau on Avenida Alvear. On the way, I heard loud drums and people shouting, for a moment I thought I was in the middle of a major uprising. After all, this is Buenos Aires and protests are quite common. As I got closer to where the drums and shouting were coming from, I discovered it was a small workers’ protest, much to my relief.

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