South America

São Paulo State Symphony

The Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Symphony) boasts as one of the largest and best orchestras in all of South America. Showcasing more than 130 concerts during their main season, it is a must see for any traveler or local with ambitions for the more sophisticated side of Sao Paulo […]

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Sao Paulo: Then And Now

From the vast vaults of Youtube, Oasis Collections would like to present to you a little tad bit of history on the incredibly rapid growth of Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Going from a small city of only a couple million in the 50s to a sprawling metropolis of over 11m today, there is no doubt that […]

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A Rio Kind of New Years

Heading to Rio for New Year’s Eve? The Brazilians know how to have fun and their party spirit infectious to say the least – as it should be when it’s time to welcome 2011.  Give this article a quick look for a few tips on how to do NYE in Rio the right way.

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Casa Felix Goes International

The Atlantic yesterday shows a little love to BA super puerta cerrada Casa Felix.  When the Argentine winters get too cold (below 60F) chef Diego and his Yankee wife bring their South American culinary expertise to the US of A, namely NYC, Chicago and around California.  If you have yet to try out Casa Felix, […]

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Gaucholandia

Random article site Hubpages brings to us a lovely little article that gives several reasons to to visit San Antonio de Areco, a quaint country town about 2 hours from Buenos Aires, Argentina where Argentine cowboys (guachos) reign totally supreme.  While generally accurate, the article fails to mention the myriad estancias (dude ranches) surrounding the […]

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Red Bull House of Art – Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo has a vast amount of events, exhibitions and cultural events going on year round. As a city of great mixture of races and cultures, whatever they do is huge and will always have an impact on the other cosmopolitan cities of the western world. In this case Red Bull has chosen 12 artists to […]

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Brasil Nao é só Praias Bonitas

No mundo lá fora, se você pronuncia a palavra “Brasil”, a maioria das pessoas automaticamente pensam no quê? Praia, areia branca, mar azul, coqueiros e morros. Pensam em mulatas dançando samba no carnaval do Rio de Janeiro.

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La Puerta Cerrada Meets China

Yesterday, of all places the China Post fills in the expat east on the closed door restaurant trend that has been bubbling for quite some time on the lowdown in Buenos Aires.  Although there are several around the Argentine capital, the article focuses specifically on La Cocina Discreta and its chef Alejandro Langer.  Check out […]

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Top 5 things to do in Bogotá

OK, so you’ve arrived in Bogota; the weather may not be ideal and the latitude can take a few days to get used to but the city is full of its unique history and culture which are well worth exploring. Here are Oasis’s top 5 cultural trips that cannot be missed in Bogota:

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