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(This is a guest post by Shashi Bellamkonda, a long-time geeky friend of mine who loves to travel. He and his family (including a teen daughter, 15, and a 3-year-old son) went to the ancient city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and he has some advice for any other parents […]

Tips for family travel to Peru and Machu Picchu

The excellent travel website World Hum has a regular column called “Ask Rolf,” by talented travel writer Rolf Potts. Haven’t heard of him? Browse the Stories or Essays section of his Web site, or see how he makes an ancient French version of tennis into something interesting. He’s also the […]

Family Travel and Rolf Potts on taking kids to Ecuador

So here’s our challenge: Find the cheapest way to get two people from the Rockies to the Yucatan with a week-long stopover in Florida. We’ve got around 500 bucks, 50,000 frequent flier miles and a $50 companion ticket to make it happen. Should be no problem, right? Those frequent flier […]

Adventure Planning: Flights to Florida and Latin America

General Teachers generally recommend searching for jobs in person, usually in late February for South America to catch the school year at the right time (and August for Mexico and Central America which follow a Northern Hemisphere schedule), though plenty of language schools hire all year round. An in-person search […]

Working In Latin America: An Overview