Latin America

Why tourists are booking stays in Rio's favelas

Why tourists are booking stays in Rio's favelas

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, accommodation offerings are diversifying in these once feared neighborhoods
Surprise promotion: Airbnb picks up tab for Cuba travelers

Surprise promotion: Airbnb picks up tab for Cuba travelers

The company announced the surprise promotion on Twitter
Cuba's dilapidated World of Fantasy

Cuba's dilapidated World of Fantasy

Photographer Hana Jakrlova documents bizarre and ghost-like amusement park on the communist island
Mud volcano: Colombia's messiest attraction

Mud volcano: Colombia's messiest attraction

Climbing inside Volcán de Lodo El Totumo near Cartegena is dirty, slippery and good for you
How to make a Pope: On the trail of Francis in Argentina

How to make a Pope: On the trail of Francis in Argentina

School days and soccer match "miracles" revealed on a walking tour of the pontiff's old haunts
10 dishes every visitor to Argentina needs to try

10 dishes every visitor to Argentina needs to try

From the world's cheesiest pizza to llama steak, Argentina has so much more than just beef to offer your tastebuds
Cat goes for unexpected plane ride

Cat goes for unexpected plane ride

Watch this cat fly as it stows away on the wing of a plane. CNN's Jeanne Moos explains how the fur actually flew
Meet Argentina’s loneliest man

Meet Argentina’s loneliest man

For 25 years, the town of Epecuen lay abandoned. Then one man came to reclaim it. Why?
Galapagos volcano erupts, no threat to tourists

Galapagos volcano erupts, no threat to tourists

Park says eruption doesn't pose a risk to visitors to the popular Ecuador destination
11 things to know before visiting Ecuador

11 things to know before visiting Ecuador

What? The middle of the world isn't quite the equator and it's OK to pay to have your kids beaten with stinging nettles
Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts near tourist towns

Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts near tourist towns

Authorities issue a red alert for the towns of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas in southern Chile

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The fine-dining scene across Asia-Pacific continues to go from strength to strength

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great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples