Inside Scoop: Santa Maria de Lobos

When having an extra day to spend in Buenos Aires, many travelers will take advantage of the time to explore the area outside the city known as the Pampas. This region is most known for its gaucho culture – Argentine cowboys who roam the plains on horseback tending the land or corralling cattle. The landscape […]

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Top Mediterranean Hotels

An integral part of the culture and history of the region, the Mediterranean Sea spans nearly 965,000 square miles and provides a sandy waterfront for 3 continents- Europe, Africa and Asia- covering 23 countries. The sea is part and parcel of their environment and ancestry, and it provides a stunning backdrop for its coastal towns. […]

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A World of Discovery in Portugal

Blue Parallel is very excited to announce that we are expanding our luxury tours in the Mediterranean to the enchanting country of Portugal. Embodying the essentials of Blue Parallel journeys, Portugal features a tremendous collection of UNESCO World Heritage sites, unparalleled culinary masterpieces, striking landscapes and exclusive private rural estates.  Since its rise to prominence […]

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Best Beaches in Brazil

With nearly 8,000 miles of coastlines, the beach is central to Brazilian identity. From pop culture to daily life, Brazilians are immersed in a “beach culture”. Boasting some of the best beaches in the world, these sandy getaways are the main attraction for both tourists and locals alike.  Prainha Beach The beaches of Rio de […]

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Traveling through Cusco, Peru

Although Cusco is known primarily as a rendezvous point before and after the famed Machu Picchu, the city stands on its own in terms of historical and noteworthy sites. Visitors who dig a little deeper into the heart of this venerable city will find that Cusco has much to reveal.  Meet with a local scholar […]

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BP on the Ground: Ecuador

Just got back from an amazing trip to Ecuador! From start to finish, I was continually amazed by the immense beauty of its people and geography. From the lush green mountains of the Andean Highlands to the turquoise waters of the Galapagos – Ecuador has a little bit for everyone! Beginning in Quito, the capital […]

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