Carnival of El Callao, a festive representation of...

Running from January to March, these festivities feature parades of people dressed as characters from history and fantasy, as well as calypso music, dancing, and concerts. Up to 3000 people take part in the Carnival of El Callao, associated with emancipation celebrations in French-speaking islands of the Caribbean. The carnival highlights the history of el […]

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Punto: Music from Cuba

Punto is the poetry and music of Cuban farmers. Throughout history, this music has typically been practiced in the countryside. Punto is an essential part of Cuban culture. The music and lyrics promote dialogue and express the feelings and values of the farmers and, in general, Cuban communities and neighborhoods.

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Music and dances of the Yampara culture

The Pujllay and Ayarichi performances in Bolivia are very important to the Yampara culture and its connection to nature. In the rainy season, the Pujllay ritual celebrates abundance and fertility of Mother Nature. An altar is built in the yards of the houses and is covered with leaves, fruits, and food. On the other hand, […]

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Peru in one minute

Peru covers 496,225 sq mi of western South America. It borders Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the southeast, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Watch the following video about this fascinating South American country, a land full of contrasts and a country brimming […]

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Guatemala and Instagram

An original promotion of tourism in Guatemala…. Guatemala’s tourism board invited 12 of the world’s leading instagrammers to travel around the country and snap what they saw. The Instagram tour — the first of its kind in Central America — brought together leading instagrammers from U.S., Sweden, Latin America and Spain. Read more Actividades: What […]

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Adventures in Mexico

With wonderful natural attractions and with wet weather most of the year, Chiapas has become into a true attraction for ecotourism and adventure tourism. Watch this video with astonishing images of extreme sports in this Mexican region.   Actividades: How many different sports do you identify from the video? Write a list. Which one of […]

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Ten incredible Spain locations for Game of Thrones

Spain has been chosen again as the location for scenes in Game of Thrones season 7. Three regions of Spain will host Game of Thrones crews during October, November and December from the wind-swept Atlantic beaches of the north to impressive castles and Roman ruins of the west and south. Filming is set to start […]

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Everybody loves Spain

Spain is a beloved tourist destination. By 2015 Spain was the third most visited country in the world, recording 68.1 million tourists which marked the third consecutive year of record-beating numbers. In August 2016, a total of 10.1 million foreign visitors visited Spain, marking a monthly record and an increase of 5.8 percent from August […]

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Chile in pictures

In the language of the Aymara Indians Chile has the meaning “when the world ends.” The very shape of this country is exceptional, with a length of approximately 4300 km and an average width of 180 km. There is probably no other country that combines so many climate zones like Chile. This small country has […]

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