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Entering Paraguay: The border town

The border town of Ciudad del Este is the entry point to Paraguay from Iguazu. But it’s also a chaotic hotbed of cheap (and often black market) shopping.

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Rio’s tourism paradox

Despite a city with beaches, beautiful landscapes and a perfect climate, Rio has a tourist problem. And with the world’s eyes turning, it needs to fix it!

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The Big Easy is harder than you think

For the average tourist, New Orleans can be a party city filled with music and food. But you don’t have to go far to discover the crime and poverty.