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tripwolf brings you Footprint travel guides for the Americas
tripwolf has finished importing all of the wonderful travel info from Footprint Books for Central America, South America and the Caribbean!
Six months ago, tripwolf announced the partnership with Footprint, and the rewards are now ready for your reaping. We have made their traditional and professional guidebook material available and easily accessible online and on your iPhone! This professional content includes important and essential travel information like the best time to go, what to eat and drink, how to get there, the best shopping, dining and nightlife, as well as other important cultural info like how to act like a local, Visas and immigration questions and health concerns. There’s a lot more, and on top of it, if you’re an expert, you can now add your own tips!
South American travel guides:
- Brazil guide (info)
- Bolivia guide (info)
- Chile guide (info)
- Colombia guide (info)
- Ecuador guide (info)
- Galapagos Islands guide (info)
- Argentina guide (info)
- Peru guide (info)
Central American travel guides:
- Costa Rica guide (info)
- Belize guide (info)
- El Salvador guide (info)
- Mexico guide (info)
- Honduras guide (info)
- Guatemala guide (info)
- Nicaragua guide (info)
- Panama guide
Caribbean travel guides:
- Cayman Islands guide (info)
- Jamaica guide (info)
- Turks and Caicos guide (info)
- Dominican Republic guide (info)
- Haiti guide (info)
- Puerto Rico guide (info)
- US Virgin Islands guide (info)
- British Virgin Islands guide (info)
- Leeward Islands guide (info)
- French Antilles guide (info)
- Windward Islands guide (info)
- Barbados guide (info)
- Trinidad and Tobago guide (info)
- Netherlands Antilles guide (info)
- Cuba guide (info)
All travel information in the application comes from the tripwolf community and from trusted travel guide publishers like Marco Polo and Footprint.
tripwolf brings you:See what travel guide author Ben Box has to say about the joys and the chores of writing about travel for a living.
For nearly 20 years, Ben Box, 57, has been the editor of the South American Handbook, Footprint’s flagship guide book that was first published in 1924. Sebastian from tripwolf reached him on the phone in Suffolk, UK, where Ben lives with his wife Sarah who edits Footprint’s Caribbean guide books.
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tripwolf is a travel guide and a travel community – all in one! On tripwolf you will find the contents of professional travel reports from renowned travel guides like Marco Polo and Footprint combined with up-to-date travel tips from thousands of travelers from all over the world. Discover travel information about 50,000 places and get information on more than 500,000 sites, hotels, and restaurants worldwide! Plan your custom short trips and longer journeys and compile your travel route just the way you like it! With the insider tips, travel reports, location descriptions, maps, and travel photos from 60,000 tripwolf community members, your trip will become an unforgettable experience. Best of all, download your customized itinerary in PDF format and leave your heavy travel guide at home! In addition, tripwolf has a complete PDF travel guide for every destination – just download it and you're ready to go! And of course, don't forget the iPhone travel app, which works online and offline. It's the perfect travel companion, and you'll always have the most up-to-date information in even the remote destination.
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