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The Galapagos Islands Guide: What You Should Know

The Galapagos Islands are a bucket-list destination for many who want to get up close and personal with friendly wildlife. Find out when to go, what tours to take and more.

What You Should Know About Visiting Machu Picchu

Among travelers and historians, Machu Picchu is one of the most popular sites in the world. See our tips on where to stay, what to do, how to get there and more, when visiting these Inca ruins.

Best of Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul

Feed your inner adrenaline junkie in the highlands or get a taste of the finer things in Gramado. There’s a little something surprising for everyone in Rio Grande do Sul.

Best of Porto Alegre, Brazil

The capital of Brazil’s southern state, Rio Grande do Sul, is decidedly, and proudly more European, holding fast to the traditions of Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and German descendants.

Buenos Aires Cafe Culture

Sip on a cafe con leche, read the newspaper or enjoy people watching at one of the best cafes in Buenos Aires. Get the scoop about this famed capital's unique cafe culture.

Best Outdoor Markets in Buenos Aires

Shop 'til you drop! See our recommendations for some of the best markets in Buenos Aires, including what you should know and what you should buy.

Travel Calendar

You don't want to miss traveling to these hot destinations. Plan ahead and see our recommendations for places to go and things to see each month.

Lost Survivors

Mykel and Ruth Hawke, the reigning king and queen of survival, are facing their biggest challenge yet -- the only problem is they have no way to prepare.

The Best Gemstone Countries on Earth

Where do our gemsones come from? We asked geologist and host of Gem Hunt, Bernie Gaboury, to give us a rundown of some of the world’s biggest producers of shiny, sparkly, eye-catching stones.

World's Top 8 Beach Adventures

From jetting over turquoise water in Spain to digging your own hot tub in New Zealand, here are the world’s sweetest water activities that take beach days to the next level.

Where to Travel in September

The days are getting shorter, but don’t let September pass by without a vacation. Kick off fall with leaf-peeping in New England or make time for trekking the Inca Trail in Peru.

How to Stay Safe in Rio

Don’t be fooled by the beautiful beaches, friendly people and fun parties. Rio de Janeiro has a reputation for being unsafe for unsuspecting tourists. Stay safe with our helpful tips.

Finding an Apartment in Rio

Before the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, find out how to score the best apartment in Rio. Get expert advice on how to pick the perfect place to stay.

Extreme Whitewater Rafting

Get an adrenaline rush! See which places we recommend extreme adventure junkies go for an amazing whitewater-rafting adventure.

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Find FN chefs' favorite ice cream, BBQ, and burgers across the country.

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Get creative in the kitchen and see cooler ways to cook from Cooking Channel.