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Casa del Presidente, Barichara | Our Kind of Place in Colombia

Casa del Presidente, Barichara | Our Kind of Place in Colombia

Casa del Presidente: Discovering Barichara from the comfort of a luxury private villa. Hidden away in the northern reaches of...

 

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Nicaragua is Welcoming Tourists with Open Arms

Nicaragua is Welcoming Tourists with Open Arms

Before the 18th April 2018, Nicaragua’s tourist industry was booming. Visitors flocked to the Land of Lakes and Volcanoes, lured by...

 

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VIK Retreats | Selecting Your Suite By Artist

VIK Retreats | Selecting Your Suite By Artist

Food & drinks menu = expected. Pillow menu = cool, but, kind of old news… Room menu, where you choose…

 

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Behind Closed Doors | Open House Buenos Aires

Behind Closed Doors | Open House Buenos Aires

1 city, 2 days, 70 buildings: Open House Buenos Aires is a celebration of Argentine architecture. It's an invitation to rediscover Buenos Aires, its people and its history, by granting access to places which are usually off limits to the public.

PlanSouthAmerica met up with 1/5th of Open House Buenos Aires, Santiago Chibán, to discover a new side to the city.

 

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The Singular Patagonia | Puerto Natales, Chile

The Singular Patagonia | Puerto Natales, Chile

At the edge of the south Chilean archipelago, almost at the end of the world, sits one of South America´s most remarkable hotels. Chilean architect Pedro Kovacic has transformed a 1915 meat-processing plant into a labyrinth of soaring interiors laden with Victorian-style comforts – each of it 57 rooms feature roll-top baths, king-size beds and mahogany writing desks. The spa is the largest in Patagonia and the hotel restaurant every bit as spectacular as the landscape that surrounds it.

Wake up to floor-to-ceiling views of snow-capped peaks and turbulent seas – ample inspiration for the day ahead and an excellent excuse for breakfast in bed. Heaven for the active-minded, days are filled boating, hiking, pedaling and riding, or visiting the nearby Torres del Paine National Park.

 

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