What: The colonial city of Trinidad is like a living museum with its cobbled streets and vintage cars. Enjoy Mojitos and Cuba Libres at Casa de la Musica, an open-air live music venue which offers nightly entertainment and salsa dancing.
Trinidad, Cuba credit: spooh/iStock
What: Colombia’s third largest city is the world capital of salsa, boasting almost 200 schools and 80 orchestras, as well as a surfeit of steamy clubs full of gorgeous (and silicon-enhanced) locals, where you can try out your moves.
Cali, Colombia credit: Tiago_Fernandez/iStock
Buenos Aires, Argentina
What: Tango displays can be seen all over the city, particularly in the clubs of hip artists’ district San Telmo. Enjoy a dinner and tango show in the back room at Cafe Tortoni, the world’s oldest coffee shop.
Buenos Aires, Argentina credit: holgs/iStock
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
What: Wild and sexy, Rio is a hedonist’s paradise all year round (not just during Carnaval in February). Head to Lapa on a Friday and Saturday night where you’ll find street stalls serving up tasty cocktails, and sizzling bars and clubs aplenty.
Rio Carnaval, Brazil credit: Global_Pics/iStock
What: Salvador is the ultimate party city, with its streets throbbing 24-7 to African drum beats and its central squares full of displays of capoeira, performed by buff men in white trousers. Historic centre, Pelourinho, is abuzz with bars and clubs pumping out samba. Drink caipirinhas, made with sugar, lime and cachaca.
Brazil Baianas celebrating Saint Barbara in Salvador credit: Grafissimo/iStock
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