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Postcard Perfect: La Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina

Postcard Perfect: La Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina February 27, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Located in Buenos Aires, the La Recoleta Cemetery contains the graves of famous people including Eva Perón, Raúl Alfonsín, and presidents of Argentina. Built around 1732, the cemetery surrounds the Our Lady of Pilar convent and a church, and contains incredibly beautiful crypts such as the one captured...

Postcard Perfect: Floralis Generica, Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires

Postcard Perfect: Floralis Generica, Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires September 2, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
This gorgeous sculpture was donated to the city of Buenos Aires by the artist Eduardo Catalano in 2002. Located in a pool next to the National Museum of Fine Arts, the metal flower “blooms” every morning at 8am and closes around sunset. It takes about 20 minutes for the flower to open in...

Where in the World Are the 16 Top Party Cities?

Where in the World Are the 16 Top Party Cities? May 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Earlier this year, Huffington Post came up with a photo essay and survey to determine the world’s top party cities, drawing on similar lists from Lonely Planet and Forbes.  There’s no consensus world’s best party city as 16 cities made at least one of the three lists, an elite six...

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries October 22, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It may sound a bit morbid, but visiting local cemeteries on your next traveling adventure is a sightseeing trip not to pass up. Cemeteries can be incredibly beautiful, chock full of their city’s history, and offer the chance for paranormal encounters to really get you in the mood for Halloween....

Best Kept Secret: Microbrew in Argentina and Chile

Best Kept Secret: Microbrew in Argentina and Chile July 27, 2009 | Argentina, Chile | Read More
After spending some time in South America, I drank my fair share of national beers: watery-straw-colored-taste-grows-on-you-until-you-proudly-exclaim-that-it’s-your-favorite-beer kind of beers. When it’s sold by the liter, you know they mean business. However, traveling with two beer connoisseurs,...

T-Bone, Rump, or Ribs? A Local Expert’s Guide to Eating Meat in Buenos Aires

T-Bone, Rump, or Ribs? A Local Expert’s Guide to Eating Meat in Buenos Aires May 12, 2009 | Buenos Aires, Food Lovers | Read More
Growing up in central Pennsylvania in a family that usually granted each child anywhere from 4 to 7 dollars at our few-and-far-between meals out, steak dinners were reserved for only the most singular of occasions. In fact, I clearly remember the first (um, and last) time I ordered steak off a menu in...

Travel Deals Roundup: Green Hotels, Carbon Offsets & Rock Bottom Airfare

Travel Deals Roundup: Green Hotels, Carbon Offsets & Rock Bottom Airfare April 22, 2009 | Travel Deals | Read More
In honor of Earth Day and green week on the NileGuidance blog, we’ve rounded up some eco-friendly hotel deals and rock bottom airfare for your next trip. Go green for less green Travelocity just created a green directory of eco-friendly hotels, and to celebrate Earth Day, you can save up to 50%...
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