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Bridget Gleeson

I'm a travel writer based in Buenos Aires. I've been all over Argentina (and South America) on assignments for a variety of web and print publications.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Latin America. In South America, I specialize in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Brazil, but also Peru and Ecuador. In Central America, I specialize in Nicaragua. I also love Mexico and have traveled there many times.

I'm also well-traveled in Europe. I lived in both Rome and Prague, so I know those cities well, and I've traveled extensively in Italy, Spain, and Germany.

Also: Morocco, California, Portugal, Cuba."

How did you get involved in travel?

"I was born into it: my parents are world travelers."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Swimming with penguins, sharks, seahorses, and giant sea turtles in the Galapagos has to go down as one of the most memorable experiences of my life."

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Bossetti Jump at Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls in December: Travel Tips, Weather, and More

December marks the start of summer at Iguazú Falls. The days get longer, the temperatures climb, and tourist crowds build as the month goes on: it's a great time of year to visit, just as long as you plan ahead. Learn more about what to expect, where to go, and what to do in the national parks with this monthly guide to December at Iguazú.

Garganta del Diablo, Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls in November: Travel Tips, Weather, and More

With pleasant weather and moderate crowds, November is a fine time to visit Iguazú Falls. True, you'll probably get wet—this is a fairly rainy time of the year in the region—but what else would you expect when visiting one of the largest waterfall systems in the world? Learn what to expect and what to do, plus top tips for boating and bird-watching, with this monthly guide to November at Iguazú.

Aerial view of Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls in October: Travel Tips, Weather, and More

October is a good time for hiking, boating, and bird-watching at Iguazú National Park, just as long as you're prepared for precipitation. This is the rainiest month of the year in the region—then again, Iguazú is one of the largest waterfall systems in the world, so getting wet is par for the course (and part of the fun). Learn what to expect with this monthly guide to October at Iguazú Falls.

Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls in September: Travel Tips, Weather, and More

September heralds the start of spring at Iguazú Falls. As the days get longer, temperatures warm up and the river level starts to rise as the dry season ends—it's a perfect time for hiking, boating, and bird-watching in the national parks, especially as there aren't too many crowds around. Find out more about what to expect with this monthly guide to Iguazú in September.

Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls in August: Travel Tips, Weather, and More

August is a great time of year to visit Iguazú Falls: the weather is sunny and dry, crowds are minimal, and some hotels discount their rates. It's winter in the southern hemisphere, so days are short—but there's still plenty of time to hike, boat, and bird-watch in the jungle. Learn how to make the most of your time with this monthly guide to August at Iguazú.

Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls in July: Travel Tips, Weather, and More

Plan wisely if you're considering visiting Iguazú in July: during the second half of the month, the region is packed with Brazilian and Argentine tourists on vacation. Luckily, the weather is generally sunny, dry, and comfortable throughout the month, whether you're battling crowds on the hiking trail or enjoying views of the cascades in relative peace. Read on for more about what to expect at Iguazú in July with this monthly guide.