Seeing the World on a Dime

Kate Snow

Click here to watch the piece and read about Kate's trip to Costa Rica.

Lodging, Food and Volunteering

Danta Corcovado Lodge Apdo. 83-8203 Puerto Jiménez, Golfito, Costa Rica Tel: (506) 2735 1111, Tel/Fax: (506) 2735 1212 info@dantacorcovado.net http://www.dantacorcovado.net/

Marysol Castro

Click here to watch the piece and read about Marysol's trip to Florence, Italy.

Lodging

Plus Florence Hostel Via Santa Caterina D'Alessandria, 15 Florence, FI, 50129 Italy Tel: +39 055 462 8934 www.plusflorence.com

Food

Appretivo Dinner: Colle Bereto Piazza degli Strozzi, 5 (+39) 055 283156

Mercato Centrale: Perini Delicatessen Ask for Andrea! He makes the best sandwiches Open Mon–Fri 7 a.m.–2 p.m.

Bill Weir

Click here to watch the piece and read about Bill's trip to Spain.

Lodging and Volunteering

English Village in Spain English Village Pueblo Ingles

Couchsurfing http://www.couchsurfing.com/

Ron Claiborne

Click here to watch the piece and read about Ron's trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Lodging

America Del Sur Hostel Chacabuco 718, San Telmo http://www.americahostel.com.ar/

Transportation

The #8 bus goes from the airport to downtown Buenos Aires. It's only two pesos (about 80 cents), but it's a two-hour ride. Cab rides cost $25 and take about 25 minutes.

Food

Pizza Las Cuartetas -- considered by some to be the best pizza in Argentina. A slice will cost about $1 US. Correintes 838, Buenos Aires

Empanadas El Sanjuaninio -- just minutes from Recoleta Cemetery, this restaurant is famous for its empanadas. Pasadas 1515, Recoleta

Ice Cream Freddo's -- Freddo's is a chain of ice cream shops you can find throughout Buenos Aires.

Activities & Sites

Tango Lessons Tango lessons took place at the America Del Sur hostel, taught by instructor Vivianna Parra.

The Casa Rosada -- This is Argentina's presidential palace, it's version of the White House.

The Obelisk -- In the center of Buenos Aires stands the Obelisk, similar to the Washington Monument. It was built in 1936 to commerorate the 400th anniversary of the Spanish settling in Argentina.

Recoleta Cemetary -- This is Buenos Aires' most popular tourist destination. Argentina's most famous leaders, artists and businessman are interred here in spectacularly large and ornate crypts.

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