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Colombia Could Lose Popularity With Americans As Crimes Against Tourists Surge

Amid multiple reports of crime, including drug-facilitated assaults and murders, Colombia could lose its prestige as one of the go-to destinations in South America for U.S. travelers. This year, a record number of tourists has been affected, with as many as 25 losing their lives vacationing in the country following the violence surge. Home to …

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Brazil Reinstates Face Mask Requirement As Country Refuses To Move Forward From Health Crisis

Three months after scrapping mandatory masks, Brazil is taking a step back and reinstating the controversial requirement for travelers. Being one of a handful of destinations that are yet to fully reopen their borders, the country has repeatedly refused to move forward from the health crisis in spite of high vaccination rates and low mortality …

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Everything You Need To Know About Ecuador’s New Digital Nomad Visa

With an increasing number of travel enthusiasts swapping office hours for a digital nomad life, numerous countries are rushing to stay ahead of this exciting new trend by easing immigration rules for country-hoppers. One of them is Ecuador, a lesser-known destination in South America that has recently launched its very own Digital Nomad Visa. In …

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Argentina’s New Tourist Exchange Rate Will Effectively Double Your Cash Back

Traveling to Argentina has just become even more enticing with Argentina’s government just launching a new tourist exchange rate, which effectively doubles your cash as you make purchases. As of last Friday, tourists who do not live in Argentina or do not have an Argentinian credit or debit card will be able to access a …

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Peru Removes All Entry Rules And Finally Reopens Fully For Tourism

Peru Returns To Normal Tourism After 2.5 Years Of Restrictions After two and a half years with some of the strictest rules in the world, Peru has finally dropped all COVID-related restrictions, returning to normal tourism. Visitors will be able to travel freely to this South American nation once again. The state of emergency decree …

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Now That Paraguay Has Reopened, Here’s Why You Should Visit In 2023

Two and a half years after Covid was declared a pandemic, Paraguay is scrapping all entry requirements and welcoming back foreigners under normal pre-pandemic rules. In this article, we discuss what the new guidelines for traveling to Paraguay are and why this landlocked, lesser-known South American destination is where you should be heading in 2023. …

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75 Percent Of South America Still Discriminates Against Unvaccinated American Travelers

Even though Covid is no longer the disruptive disease it once was, and the vast majority of countries in the Northern Hemisphere have lifted all travel rules, the Global South is yet to catch up. In fact, a shocking 75 percent of South America still discriminates against unvaccinated American travelers, openly making it harder for …

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Ecuador Lifts All Travel Restrictions Returning To Normal Tourism

In a continent still plagued by Covid curbs, Ecuador has decided to take the long-anticipated step to drop all travel restrictions and return to normal for the first time since the health crisis was declared. With immediate effect, all foreigners are once again welcome in the country, irrespective of their immunization status. While the overly …

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This Is Now The Number One Country To Visit In South America

There is a country in South America that has been getting a lot of attention among American travelers this year. The music, the beaches, the food, the people… Colombia has it all! After simplifying entry requirements during the pandemic and this year during Easter, the Latin country broke multiple records in hotel and flight bookings. …

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Brazil Lifts Ban On Unvaccinated Americans

Brazil just took a huge step in reinstating pre-Covid normality after spending months in the company of some of the world’s most restrictive countries. More specifically, it finally lifted its ban on unvaccinated visitors, including Americans, allowing in all foreigners once again with some restrictions. During the early days of the pandemic, Brazil maintained an …

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This Is The Only Country In South America That Has Dropped All Travel Restrictions

Following a relatively free summer and the waning of Covid, it might seem like the world has finally moved on from the pandemic and strict mandates are a thing of the past. This may be the case for most of Europe, Mexico and the like, but it is definitely not yet a reality in South …

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Colombia’s New Digital Nomad Visa Is One Of The Easiest To Apply For

Digital nomadism is on the rise in South America, a continent rushing to be ahead of the curve in the post-Covid economic race. Following Brazil and Argentina, who opened the path to residence for remote workers earlier this year, now it’s Colombia’s turn to launch its own Digital Nomad Visa, with some of the easiest …

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