What to See in Rio de Janeiro’s Centro District

Narrow cobblestoned alleys, grand baroque churches, turn-of-the-20th-century Parisian-inspired avenues and architecture, and the ubiquitous high-rises and urban chaos of a 21st-century megalopolis make up Rio’s Centro district. Here’s what to see when you’re visiting Centro.

What to See in Palermo, Buenos Aires’s Largest Barrio

Buenos Aires’s largest barrio, Palermo enjoys the city’s widest open spaces—thanks to 19th-century dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas, whose private estate became the Parque Tres de Febrero. From the Japanese Garden to various museums, here’s what to see in Palermo.

Sights in Havana’s Plaza de la Catedral

Cathedral Square is Habana Vieja at its most quintessential, the atmosphere enhanced by mulattas in traditional costume who will pose for your camera for a small fee. One Saturday a month, the plaza is a venue for the Noche en las Plazas espectáculo.