The world’s biggest rainforest and the largest river (Amazon), the highest mountain range outside Asia (the Andes), remote islands (Galapagos Islands, Easter Island and Fernando de Noronha), heavenly beaches (such as in Brazil’s Northeastern region), wide deserts (Atacama), icy landscapes (Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego), the world’s tallest waterfall (the 979m Angel Falls, in Venezuela) and one of the largest (Iguaçu Falls, Argentina and Brazil), as well as several other breathtaking natural attractions.
Nestled between the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and the South Atlantic Oceans, South America is the wilder of the Americas, and a continent of superlatives.
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Quick Tips Banks – Open Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm. Some banks are closed for lunch. Emergencies – For police, dial a local phone number; for ambulance call a hospital. Internet Access – Wifi is standard in most hotels and free in many coffee shops. Mail – Buy stamps at the Post Office. Convenient post offices are located all cities. Most are open …
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Parks Lake Shores: a barbequeue by the lake is a great way to enjoy the wonderful views, summer weather and meet local people. Cruise on the car-free shore promenade, it will recharge your batteries! Nature Reserve: a few minutes drive away, you’ll find a beautiful nature reserve where you have a chance to see unique species of fauna and flora. Bring your litter back with …
Once you have arrived there will be plenty to keep you busy, but depending on the time of year, here are a few ways you can keep the party going. See the activities, entertainment and trips and you’ll never want to come home! It’s a worry free event holiday. All you need to do is tell us where you want …
If you throw away the list of popular destinations and look beyond crowded islands, renaissance architecture, and densely populated mega-cities, a world of discovery awaits. Secluded from the rest of the world, small and seemingly insignificant countries do have a lot to offer. The guide below is a true testament that you can have an adventure on a budget, and …Continue reading
Weekends are a usual oasis in the desert of our workaholic schedule. City breaks are much more than that – a small taste of a different carefree life. Wouldn’t be great if we could just merge them once in a while? Weekend city breaks – and not necessarily in cities – are just perfect for all of us who thirst …Continue reading
The eternal city of Rome was born on the 21st April, 753 BC which was the feast of Pales, protector of the shepherds. It is believed that the name comes from the Etruscan Rumon, meaning river, which would translate as ‘city on the river.’ It is said that all roads lead to Rome and the Appian Way is the …Continue reading