Lisa Mercer

Lisa Mercer
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Lisa Marie Mercer has always loved to wander. In 2011, after exploring most parts of the globe, she and her husband wandered off to Uruguay, and decided to give it a new name – home. Lisa loves using her writing as a means of sharing her love for finding the coolest new places to visit. Some of her other adventures include summer school in Italy, teaching a ski fitness week in Chile, and working as a tour guide for the town of Breckenridge, Colorado.

Most Recent Posts:

Brazil Prepares for the World Cup

Posted by on August 28th, 2012

If I’ve learned one thing from living in South America, it’s that soccer is not just a sport – it’s a religion and a way of life.  Walk into your local grocery store during a soccer game, and all eyes will be glued to the television set.  That Brazil will be hosting the 2014 World […]

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Exploring the MALBA in Buenos Aires

Posted by on August 28th, 2012

One afternoon, as my husband and I explored the Palermo neighborhood of Argentina’s capital city Buenos Aires, the skies opened up, and a downpour ensued. Fortunately, it just happened to be a Wednesday, and Wednesday is a discount admission day at the MALBA Museum, so we headed on in.  It was a serendipitous event, because […]

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Afro-Peruvian Music: Another Side Of Peru

Posted by on August 14th, 2012

One of the great benefits of living and traveling in South America has been the chance to learn more about its incredibly varied music and dance traditions. On one warm summer evening in Lima, Peru, I attended a party hosted by a vacationing Peruvian family. Laughter and lively conversation emanated throughout the house, but it […]

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An Introduction To The Best Lima Museums

Posted by on August 11th, 2012

Lima’s excellent and diverse collection of museums serve as a road map to Peru’s rich historical, cultural and archaeological past. Use this overview of the best Lima museums to decide which ones to visit during your trip to Peru. Archaeologists date ancient Peruvian society as far back as the year 9,000 BC. A colorful mosaic […]

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