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  • Planning an Amazon vacation

    Planning an Amazon vacation
    It's easier than you think, and you should be able to do it for about $3,000, including a flight from the U.S. and staying at a good ecolodge. You need to be moderately physically fit and be able to climb stairs and walk well on uneven surfaces and muddy trails. Here are the main choices for exotic fun:
  • Spending: cruise to an exotic destination

    Want to snorkel with sea lions in the Galápagos? Photograph penguins in Antarctica? Fish for piranhas along the Amazon? You don't need to strap on a hiking pack and hire a local guide to penetrate these remote regions. In fact, getting to some of the...

    Spirited Traveller: Santiago's pisco makes tipplers tremble

    Spirited Traveller: Santiago's pisco makes tipplers tremble
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Here's a tip for the thirsty traveller: Both Chile and Peru make tasty variations on the grape brandy known as pisco. Try both if you can. But wherever you are, pretend that your host country's pisco is the only one for you. In...

    Celebrating the life of the well-traveled Pat Nixon

    Celebrating the life of the well-traveled Pat Nixon
    As the wife of an ambitious politician, Pat Nixon had her hands full. Besides keeping up with Richard Nixon's various political incarnations, she had a household to run and two daughters to raise. But as a new exhibit on the centennial of her birth at...

    History lives in the Yucatán

    History lives in the Yucatán
    YUCATÁN PENINSULA, Mexico — What's the Mexican drug-war body count now? 47,000? Ever since the killings began to escalate in late 2006, I've been visiting the country less and choosing spots more carefully. But the Yucatán Peninsula was an easy...