Travel & Tours

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Traveling in Rome: Maps and Tips for Drivers and Pedestrians

1. Traveling Through Rome With Maps If you are looking for a simple and basic map of the center of Rome,...
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New season, new look

Congratulations! You survived yet another (or maybe your first) Paraguayan summer! March 20th was officially the first day of fall....
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Digital Paraguay Guidebook – Paraguay Digital Tourist Guide

Good news! Now there are two ways to read about Paraguay. Like this: I'm happy to announce that my guidebook to Paraguay (officially titled...
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PY Agenda: Winter Vacation! – Winter Break!

In the PY Agenda series I share a roundup of upcoming events. Subscribe to the Discovering Paraguay Facebook page for more event recommendations! Nothing...
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Travel News

Here are a few aspects of traveling to and around Paraguay that have changed since the publication of my guidebook Paraguay (Other...
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The Power of “Pruning”

Every winter Paraguayans prune the trees in their yards and sidewalks until they are mere trunks with stumpy limbs, nary...
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Good bye Carnaval

Paraguay is a heavily Catholic country with a population that loves to party. This combination of traits is on display...
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Birding trip to Club Mbigua

Have you ever looked across the Bay of Asuncion (best seen from a tall building downtown) and wondered what is...
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How to say “friend” in Paraguay

Paraguayans have a well deserved reputation for being incredibly friendly.  So it stands to reason that there are so many...
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Beaches of Paraguay

Nothing says “summer” like a trip to the beach to soak up some sun and splash in the water. And,...