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· August, 2013

Stories about Ideas from August, 2013

29 August 2013

‘The Worst Tours’ Unveils Darker Side of Portugal's Top Travel Destination

An alternative tours agency takes visitors through "the other side" of the city of Porto to show them what life is really like under austerity .

24 August 2013

PHOTOS: Mapping Urban Art in Buenos Aires and Beyond

A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.

14 August 2013

#YoViajoPara: Why do Latin Americans Travel?

Travelers discussed on Twitter under the hashtag #YoViajoPara the reasons why they love to visit other places.

VIDEO: Shop at the ‘Barrio’ in Asunción, Paraguay

6 August 2013

Uruguay One Step Closer to Legalizing Marijuana

Lawmakers and citizens have been debating the government's plan to decriminalize the controlled sale and production of marijuana for more than a year.

Tchip: The “Shaking My Head” Meme from Africa

1 August 2013

Senegalese Literacy Contest Winner Turns Down French Visa in Protest

Bousso Dramé describes the ill treatment she received when obtaining a French visa in a widely circulated open letter.

DREAM Helps Reduce AIDS Cases in Africa

An interview with Paola Germano, leader of Comunità di Sant'Egidio's DREAM programme in Africa. She explains why research has confirmed a reduction in AIDS cases in sub-saharan Africa.

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