Where to Eat in Mérida and Yucatán

(Fine Dining Lovers) Mexicans take food seriously, and given the strong Mayan culinary culture with Spanish and Lebanese influences in the Yucatán, Mérida is an obvious destination to host Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022. Mexico’s traditional cuisine and milpa agriculture was named Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010, thanks to “its ritual practices, age-old skills, culinary techniques and […]

Go List 2023: Puerto Iguazú

(Fodor’s) Get wet and wild in Argentina’s subtropical national park that’s home to one of the world’s natural wonders, the Iguazú Waterfalls. There’s nothing like a brush with nature, and in the case of Iguazú National Park’s most majestic cascade, the Devil’s Throat, waterfalls plunge down 262 feet, lightly baptizing you with a spray of droplets. […]

A truly massive Maradona mural has been unveiled in South America

(Time Out) Footballing legend Diego Maradona was always larger than life – so it’s only fitting that an absolutely huge mural of the Argentinian superstar has been unveiled in Buenos Aires ahead of this year’s World Cup. Measuring an epic 45 metres high by 40 metres wide, the immense mural was unveiled on October 30, which would have been Maradona’s sixty-second birthday. It took a […]

The 51 coolest neighbourhoods in the world

We polled 20,000 city-dwellers and grilled local experts to rank the greatest places for fun, food, culture and community 34. Chacarita Buenos Aires, Argentina (Time Out) Chacarita (which translates as ‘little farm’) might easily have once been confused with neighbouring Buenos Aires barrios Palermo Hollywood and Villa Crespo thanks to its low-rise architecture, cobbled streets and independent restaurants. Its […]

The 51 coolest neighbourhoods in the world

We polled 20,000 city-dwellers and grilled local experts to rank the greatest places for fun, food, culture and community 9. Barrio Yungay Santiago, Chile (Time Out) The colourful Barrio Yungay, located a short walk from heaving Avenida Alameda and Barrio Brasil, is on the up. Boasting national heritage status as the Chilean capital’s first planned barrio, […]

The New President of Chile Has Chosen a Very Unusual Place to Live

(Fodor’s) Yungay is a rough diamond of a neighborhood, one where colonial and Belle Époque architecture converge with street art, and residents greet each other by name. Founded in 1839, Chileans know Yungay is considered the country’s first barrio and was once a magnet for well-heeled European migrants who constructed stylish mansions in the 19th century. Central […]

Catching up with cachaça

Thousands of microdistilleries are helping to change the face of Brazil’s national spirit, creating aged and wood-blended expressions that are pulling in new fans. If life gives you limes, make Caipirinhas. The sweet yet zingy cocktail muddled with the green citrus fruit, white cachaça and sugar fuels Brazilians and, given that they consume 99% of […]

The 53 best cities in the world in 2022: 21, Buenos Aires

(Time Out) What makes us great: South America’s most culturally exciting city, Buenos Aires is a magnet for cocktail aficionados, gourmands and culture vultures, thanks to its abundance of award-winning bars and restaurants, and a buzzing arts scene with free museums, art galleries and cultural festivals that keep porteños (the Argentinian capital’s residents) entertained long into the night. […]