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Uruguay, Chile, Costa Rica and Panama are the most prosperous countries in Latin America, according to a Global Prosperity Index compiled by the Legatum Project.
The beach is empty. But the air is full with the sound of crashing surf and a warm breeze that whistles through my fraying Panama hat. I'm spellbound: the white mist…the rich blue of the sky…the fiery yellow sun.
We first visited Costa Rica when our cruise ship docked in the country’s Pacific port of Caldera in 1994. From then on we visited as often as we could, taking relocation tours and thoroughly exploring the country.
The Roussel children are no strangers to adventure. Perhaps that’s because Jonah, 11, and Elijah, 18 months, have traveled rather more than your average Canadian youths. Mom and Dad—Susan, 37, and Denis, 35—are self-confessed globetrotters. It helps that Denis is able to work from anywhere.
If you're not taking advantage of the newest trends when you book travel online, you're probably leaving cash on the table. Cash you could use to enjoy a few more days on the road, upgrade your hotel room or treat yourself to a nice dinner on the town. New companies have popped up promising new ways to save you time, headaches and cash.
When Colorado residents Matt and Diana Scherr planned their current 20-month stint in Cuenca, Ecuador, one key issue was schooling for their two sons, ages four and six. Their solution: to home-school along with enrolling the boys at the private Santana School in Cuenca. The quality of education at Santana “competes with Vail,” where they lived before, says Matt.
As I crested the final hill on Argentina’s scenic Route Nine, the city of Salta appeared shimmering before me in the morning light.
When the pirates of the Caribbean were done stealing Spanish gold in the 17th century, they founded Belize.
In the last year two magnificent Portuguese palaces—one in the north of the country and the other in the south—have opened their gilded salons to guests, becoming part of the chain of pousadas.