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Travel photo of the day: A toucan up closeRare and colorful birds fly about the huge aviaries at Parque das Aves near Iguazu Falls in Brazil.

Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:25:10 GMT

(image) Rare and colorful birds fly about the huge aviaries at Parque das Aves near Iguazu Falls in Brazil.


Rare and colorful birds fly about the huge aviaries at Parque das Aves near Iguazu Falls in Brazil.



Travel photo of the day: Moon over the AndesA drive to Chile's wine region was interrupted by a stop to photograph the sun setting on vineyards and a full moon.

Wed, 21 Mar 2012 17:15:39 GMT

(image) A drive to Chile's wine region was interrupted by a stop to photograph the sun setting on vineyards and a full moon.


A drive to Chile's wine region was interrupted by a stop to photograph the sun setting on vineyards and a full moon.



Travel photo of the day: Rockhopper penguin up closeA trip to Penguin Island off Argentina afforded Joel Jacobson the chance to get face to face with the locals.

Wed, 7 Mar 2012 17:58:07 GMT

(image) A trip to Penguin Island off Argentina afforded Joel Jacobson the chance to get face to face with the locals.


A trip to Penguin Island off Argentina afforded Joel Jacobson the chance to get face to face with the locals.



Travel photo: Sugar-eating squirrel monkeyChristy Prosser photographed this precocious squirrel monkey while traveling in Ecuador last April.

Mon, 5 Mar 2012 17:21:52 GMT

(image) Christy Prosser photographed this precocious squirrel monkey while traveling in Ecuador last April.


Christy Prosser photographed this precocious squirrel monkey while traveling in Ecuador last April.



Travel photo: Galapagos iguanas bask in the sunTravel blogger Gary Arndt took this photo of marine iguanas while visiting the Galapagos Islands.

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:14:33 GMT

(image) Travel blogger Gary Arndt took this photo of marine iguanas while visiting the Galapagos Islands.


Travel blogger Gary Arndt took this photo of marine iguanas while visiting the Galapagos Islands.



Budget-friendly Carnivals beyond RioRio's not inexpensive these days. But there are budget-friendlier options for those who want to enjoy an international Fat Tuesday.

Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:18:54 GMT

(image) Rio's not inexpensive these days. But there are budget-friendlier options for those who want to enjoy an international Fat Tuesday.


Rio's not inexpensive these days. But there are budget-friendlier options for those who want to enjoy an international Fat Tuesday.



Carnival revelers twist, shout to Beatles in Rio

Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:48:18 GMT

(image) English speakers get their moment in the Carnival sun on Monday as a wild, Beatles-themed street party shakes it up, baby, with a samba swing to "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da."



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Travel photo of the day: Sunbeam in the AndesNick Zetts caught a local bus to the hill in Imbabura, Ecuador, where he took this photo in January 2007.

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:03:47 GMT

(image) Nick Zetts caught a local bus to the hill in Imbabura, Ecuador, where he took this photo in January 2007.


Nick Zetts caught a local bus to the hill in Imbabura, Ecuador, where he took this photo in January 2007.



Brazil embraces the microbrewBrazil's growing economy is helping push the subculture of local microbreweries into the mainstream. Tourists, too, have even more to choose from.

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 13:52:42 GMT

(image) Brazil's growing economy is helping push the subculture of local microbreweries into the mainstream. Tourists, too, have even more to choose from.


Brazil's growing economy is helping push the subculture of local microbreweries into the mainstream. Tourists, too, have even more to choose from.



Rio de Janeiro getting a makeoverSet in one the world’s most stunning natural locations, the pulsing metropolis is overcoming its reputation for weak infrastructure and persistent crime.

Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:17:43 GMT

(image) Set in one the world’s most stunning natural locations, the pulsing metropolis is overcoming its reputation for weak infrastructure and persistent crime.


Set in one the world’s most stunning natural locations, the pulsing metropolis is overcoming its reputation for weak infrastructure and persistent crime.



Rio de Janeiro offers fun for kids, tooRio has more of a reputation for G-strings than for G-rated attractions, but it is much more welcoming to children than most travelers imagine.

Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:19:33 GMT

(image) Rio has more of a reputation for G-strings than for G-rated attractions, but it is much more welcoming to children than most travelers imagine.


Rio has more of a reputation for G-strings than for G-rated attractions, but it is much more welcoming to children than most travelers imagine.



Photo of the day: Glimpse of the 'City in the Clouds'Like so many Machu Picchu trekkers, Jesse Brisendine had hoped to capture some great images of the 15th century Inca city when he visited in March 2011.

Tue, 17 Jan 2012 19:00:17 GMT

(image) Like so many Machu Picchu trekkers, Jesse Brisendine had hoped to capture some great images of the 15th century Inca city when he visited in March 2011.


Like so many Machu Picchu trekkers, Jesse Brisendine had hoped to capture some great images of the 15th century Inca city when he visited in March 2011.



Piranhas bite toes off swimmers in Brazil

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 22:08:42 GMT

Thousands of flesh-eating piranhas have infested a river beach popular with tourists in western Brazil and have bitten at least 15 unwary swimmers, authorities said Wednesday.



Edward and Bella's hot honeymoon

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 16:32:19 GMT

(image) Here's inside scoop on where the "Breaking Dawn" actors stayed and played.



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Vintage Lisbon trams to help revive Rio route

Wed, 2 Nov 2011 17:20:31 GMT

The company running Lisbon's trademark vintage yellow trams will help crank up one of the most charming rides in Rio de Janeiro - the tram line in the hillside colonial Santa Teresa neighborhood that has been shut for months on safety concerns.