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South America


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Chilean Wines: Long on Unique and Flavorful Notes

BY : Steve Mirsky | 2016

The concept of grapes and winemaking was little known in Chile before Spanish conquistadors invaded during the 1500s, planting Pais vines which are now considered the country’s national grape. At the time, Pais, also known as “mission...

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A Passion For Wine, Redefined

BY : Beth Graham | 2016

As a grad student at Stanford in 1989, Argentinean Santiago Achaval discovered a passion that many college scholars are just experiencing: the love of wine. And not just any brand, fine wines. Weekend road trips to Napa and Sonoma bested his...

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Brazil’s Former Soccer Star Talks Sports With Ralph Lauren

BY : Kat Ward | 2016

"Normally sport is a movement to put people together," said Pelé, who is arguably Brazil's most famous former soccer star. Over the course of an illustrious career that many professional players could only dream...


Unwind Post Olympics At This New Wellness Resort Near Rio

BY : Lena Katz | 2016

Located a couple of hours from Rio de Janeiro, in the picturesque town of Penedo, at the foot of the Mantiqueira Mountains, Rituaali is a blissful new getaway for those looking to unwind after the Olympics. Set amidst lush green hills, the...


Former Olympic Parks Actually Worth Visiting

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics are officially underway (Go Team USA!). Although taking place in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, excitement for this year’s games have taken a back seat to all of the trouble surrounding Rio de Janeiro....


The Most Comfortable Way to Explore the Peruvian Amazon

BY : Travis Levius | 2016

By the time I’d stroked the thick, fuzzy abdomen of a wild tarantula from a local tracker’s hands in the jungle, I knew many travel “firsts” would be achieved in the coming three days. It’s not the norm to have...


Discovering Ecuador’s Less-Traveled Backcountry

BY : Sarah Staples | 2016

I was at the cruising altitude of a Cessna, inching down the steepest canyon of my life. Waist-tall thorny brush, wildflowers and gnarled polylepis shrubs surrounded me in a rare, high-altitude wetland ecosystem called a paramo, which only exists in...


Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi Spent $2 Million on a New Lobby Café

BY : Vicki Arkoff | 2016

Brazil takes its coffee seriously. As the world’s number one coffee exporter, producing more than 43 million 60 kilograms bags of beans a year, Brazilians fervently believe that you can’t make the perfect cup of Joe without a perfect...


Visas Waived for Summer Olympics in Brazil

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics are right around the corner. And among other things to worry about—accommodations, tickets to specific events, packing lists, Zika virus—one thing you won’t have to fret over is acquiring a tourist Visa....


Nicolas Ghesquière Heads to Brazil for Louis Vuitton Cruise 2017

BY : Marissa Stempien | 2016

Instead of opting for a traditional Memorial Day Weekend of picnics and cookouts, the fashion set headed to Rio de Janeiro to take part in Louis Vuitton’s Cruise 2017 show. Catherine Deneuve, Jaden Smith, Zendaya, Alessandra Ambrosio, Chiara...

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Peru: The Destination With a Little Bit of Everything

BY : Shea Peters | 2016

When we travel, we try to pack an entire life experience in the span of a week. Typically we seek out the best of both worlds: ocean breezes and mountain views, metropolitan cities with a deep sense of culture embedded into them, or a pampered...


Visiting The Most Dangerous City In the World

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2016

If you ask around, there probably aren’t a lot of travelers who would jump at the chance to visit Caracas, Venezuela. For one, the destination has risen to the No. 1 spot on the world’s most dangerous cities list with 119.87 murders per...

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