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3 South American Festivals You Can’t Miss This June

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Photo: Flickr/Ben Tavener Jerry Leon is a Jetset Times contributor currently on a solo backpacking trip in South America. Each week, the born-and-raised Californian will share with us local festivals that he cannot wait to check out in person. Plus, follow his detailed South American tips here.  Inti Raymi Cuzco, Peru Inti Raymi, […]

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2 South American Festivals You Belong At In May

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Jerry Leon is a Jetset Times contributor currently on a solo backpacking trip in South America. Each week, the born-and-raised Californian will share with us local festivals that he cannot wait to check out in person. Plus, follow his detailed South American tips here.  Photo: Flickr/Luigino Bracci 1. Diablos Danzantes (San Francisco de […]

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13 Health Hacks For Trippin’ To South America

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Backpacking through South America or visiting just one of the continent’s treasures soon? Here’s everything you need to know about preparing a safe trip down South! From vaccinations to what to expect in the water, we’ve got it here: 1. Argentina: There are no required vaccinations for entry into Argentina. When […]

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How To Keep Your Health In Tiptop Shape In South America

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON South America is one of the world’s most beautiful continents, with an abundance of flourishing countries and wildlife. That said, there are always risks involved when going to a foreign place, and it’s always best to take precautions to preserve your health. Here’s everything you need to know about healthcare in […]

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5 Raddest South American Festivals You Won’t Regret This Winter

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Photo: rio-carnival.net Whether you’re looking for colorful pageantries or wild revelries, music or dance festivals, indigenous harvest holidays or extravagant fests—South America has some of the world’s best festivals! January: Santiago a Mil. Santiago, Chile Santiago a Mil is an annual performance arts festival that takes place every January in Santiago, Chile. Featuring […]

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Every Health Tip You Need To Know Before Jetting To South America

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Ask any traveler and they’ll tell you that staying healthy on the road can be a challenge, especially if you venture off the beaten path. For those who have traveled to South America and for the countless many who are planning to go (which, in a few months’ time, will include […]

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South Africa: Experience the best of South Africa on a trip that combines vibrant Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, the dramatic southern coast of the Western Cape and a wildlife safari in a world-renowned private game reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. (Photo credit: National Geographic)

National Geographic Wants To Give You 13 VERY Private Expeditions

BY TEAM JST We don’t know about you, but we’re SO over trips with large tour groups with a set agenda which only leaves you rushing from one tourist landmark to another. A little flexibility, please? And where are the local gems? With the launch of National Geographic Private Expeditions, it seems that a new type […]

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