Guides

The Best South American Travel Guidebooks

By 22 November, 2018

Finding the best travel guidebooks for any journey can be a nightmare, especially with so many to choose from. That’s why we’ve put together this yearly-updated list of the best guidebooks for South America, letting you know which... Read Article

Best Albums Of 2011

Best Albums Of 2011

By 16 December, 2011

The time has come again to choose our favourite albums of the year. It’s a task that’s never easy, especially after the bumper year we’ve had, with great music coming from all over South America, reflected in the... Read Article

Album Guide: Lucas Santtana

Album Guide: Lucas Santtana

By 30 August, 2011

This year Lucas Santtana‘s Sem Nostalgia was released in the UK and other parts of the world. It’s his fourth album and continues a legacy of post-modern music that began with 2000’s Eletro Ben Dodô. When that album... Read Article

Os Mutantes – Album Guide

By 19 April, 2011

For many people Os Mutantes are their entrance into Brazilian music. It was something that happened to me after hearing a cover of “Minha Menina” and wondering who had written this perfect pop tune. I then got completely... Read Article

The Best Albums of 2010 10-1

By 15 December, 2010

Following on from the first part of our Best South American Albums of 2010 are numbers 10-1, meaning our favourite album will very soon be revealed! [Just scroll to the bottom if you want to find out.] It’s... Read Article

The Best Brazilian Films of 2010

The Best Brazilian Films of 2010

By 14 December, 2010

For a rundown of the Best Brazilian Films of 2010 we couldn’t think of anyone better to make those crucial choices as Adam from Eyes on Brazil. His blog, which filters through the web, finding the most interesting... Read Article

The Best Albums of 2010 20-11

By 14 December, 2010

Our end-of-year coverage starts here with the first half of our favourite albums of 2010. Unlike the normal lists of Best Latin American albums of the year (which are mainly a selection of songs from Cuba and Mexico,... Read Article