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Hotels in Manta, Ecuador

Sleep well at these secure Manta hotels.hotel room image by jedphoto from Fotolia.comManta is Ecuador's fifth largest city, a bustling seaside metropolis with an important fishing industry and established tourist infrastructure. Popular with vacationing Ecuadorian families, Manta is home...

The Weather in Oslo

What's the weather in Oslo, Norway like? Keep in mind that the Oslo region, like most of Scandinavia, is warmer than you would expect it to be for its geographical location...

Agesta Nude Beach

Agesta Nude Beach is an official nude beach owned by the city of Stockholm. Learn about Agesta Nude beach, where to find it and what to do at Agesta nude beach in Stockholm, Sweden.

Shopping in Copenhagen

Shopping in Copenhagen - great places to shop in Denmark's capital Copenhagen. Information on local malls, shopping centers/centres, fashion shops, and store opening hours. Find out where to go shopping in Copenhagen.

August Events in Argentina

August is an exciting month to be in Argentina. Interesting events and festivals are held through out the country including the Tango Festival & Dance World Cup 2011 in Buenos Aires, the Ushuaia A Fuegolento IV Festival International Gastronomico (Food Festival) in Ushuaia, TEDx Cordoba, and more. I

Rainforest Flower

Ecuador's Oriente, or eastern region, offers rainforests, many rivers, birding, adventure and ecological research.

La Perla - Mar del Plata

The Atlantic Coast of Argentina includes the province of Buenos Aires and the many beaches and beach resorts, south through Northern Patagonia, Puerto Madryn and the wildlife of Peninsula Valdes, the Welsh communities and further south into northern Tierra del Fuego.

How to Get Married in Scandinavia

How do you get married in Scandinavia? It depends on the individual countries, so here is a practical guide to what you need to get married in Scandinavia!


This sensual, emotional dance began in the poorer areas of Buenos Aires and rose to international fame before the rock 'n' roll era. Now it's back, more popular than ever. Do you tango?

How to Register at the American Embassy in Peru

The U.S. Department of State recommends that all American citizens who travel overseas register their trip with a U.S. Embassy. In the event of an emergency, the Department of State will be able to determine the whereabouts and number of American citizens. You can register your trip with the embas

Paraguay in Pictures

Photograph of various scenes in Paraguay includethe Gran Chaco, Asunción and Ciudad del Este, plus the reduciones, the Jesuit missions.

All Inclusive Resorts on the Caribbean Side of Costa Rica

Explore the exotic landscape of Costa Rica.Costa Rica Countryside image by oddzen89 from Fotolia.comThe Central American country of Costa Rica offers visitors an exotic vacation destination. Costa Rica's lush forests and long coastline offers opportunities for surfing, snorkeling, hiking...

Celebrate National Pisco Day in Peru

National Pisco Day in Peru takes place on the fourth Sunday of every July, with various events held in Peru's main pisco-producing regions.

Galapagos Wildlife: Penguin Swimming

The Galápagos archipelago, first discovered uninhabited by the Spaniards in 1535, and later made famous by Charles Darwin in 1835, is both a province and a national park of Ecuador, 600 mi (1000 km) west on the mainland. It is a premiere wildlife observation, protection and research center visited a

Flag of Swedish Speakers in Finland

What's the flag of Swedish Speakers in Finland? In Finland, a group of Swedish speakers consider this flag their traditional minority flag.

São Paulo, Brazil

The city is South America's largest, Brazil's center of trade and industry. Paulistanos work hard and play hard. Here are some of the things you'll enjoy when you visit São Paulo.

Hotels Near Belmond, Iowa

The small city of Belmond, Iowa, is nestled just off US Highway 69, playing home to almost 2,300 residents. Two bed-and-breakfasts and a motor lodge can be found within the city limits, while a handful of other accommodations are located in nearby Hampton some 30 minutes away. These lodging options