Whether you’re trekking to Machu Picchu or taking in the sun - and football – in Rio, take your pick from these inspirational and useful reads, chosen by Stanfords, the travel information specialists
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Peru 'drug mule' Michaella McCollum confident story of coercion will be proven after arrest over £1.5m cocaine
Wednesday 28 August 2013
British women claim they were threatened at gunpoint and forced to smuggle drugs by criminal gang
Thursday 22 August 2013
'Jango' died in 1976 while in exile in Argentina
Tuesday 20 August 2013
We take a look at how ticket prices and accommodation costs could soon escalate out of control
Monday 19 August 2013
Atletico Mineiro stopper Victor was angered at the end of his team's goalless draw
Friday 16 August 2013
'In Byron Bay, I walked through lush vegetation straight down to the beach'
Wednesday 14 August 2013
The tour of South America was overshadowed by the Lions
Transfer news: Clint Dempsey admits he was reluctant to leave Tottenham but is relishing the challenge of conquering the MLS
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Former Spurs midfielder thought he would remain with the north London club but admits his new club Seattle Sounders 'moved mountains' to sign him
Saturday 10 August 2013
A small piranha-like fish with a fierce reputation has been found in European waters for the first time
Thursday 08 August 2013
20-year-old Brazilian midfielder had been linked with a move to north London as well as Porto and Borussia Dortmund
'I want to dig a deep hole and bury myself again': Chilean miners stunned by decision not to prosecute over accident
Friday 02 August 2013
The decision that no one will face charges over the mining accident in Chile that left 33 men underground for 69 days has left many speechless
Thursday 01 August 2013
The striker was just 27
Saturday 27 July 2013
'It has a jolly, Mexican-seaside vibe, not something you often find in Shoreditch'
Friday 26 July 2013
A bread tank has been installed in Rio de Janeiro in order to raise awareness of the fight against poverty.
Friday 26 July 2013
It seems even His Holiness is not safe from a wardrobe malfunction, as his mantle blew right over his face in the middle of his speech in Copacabana beach.
Thursday 25 July 2013
The Brazil international says 'God' will decide his future
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Singer says the track was 'force-fed down people's throats'
Endangered species spotted in a creek in the Qinling mountains
Company says data is only collected under 'temporary' identities that are discarded every 15 minutes
Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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