Beyond the Guidebook

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Argentina's cartoneros stay up late looking for recyclables in the trash bags of Buenos Aires. Finally, someone's looking out for them.
Argentina's road to democracy has been a bumpy one, with military coups, inequality and corruption along the way.

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At the Feria de Mataderos, where Argentina's cowboys strut their stuff, both the crowd and the contestants are in for a surprise.
When it comes to cultural and geographical diversity, Argentina packs a punch. 

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"Kia ora!" "Errr – sorry, no.  You must be mistaking me for someone else.  My name is Alison."

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A list of 8 must-see destinations in New Zealand, plus tips and suggestions to help you along the way.

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New Zealand, known in Maori as Aotearoa, or Land of the Long White Cloud, is truly a land apart.

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I just danced the merengue with a hard-nosed communist.

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I am sitting on a bench outside Haldwani bus station, a rural chicken stop in the far north of India. 

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In Nangi, Nepal, graduating from grade 5 is a serious matter.
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