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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Visas Check with the appropriate consulate or embassy in your country to find out if you will need a visa to visit the country of your destination, especially for an extended period of time. Some countries have extremely detailed and complicated entry/departure laws, and treat visits of a week or two very differently from longer stays. Money If you’re traveling …
A perfect city for exploring on foot with a shop around every corner. Much of the inner city can be walked without trouble, however, in parts walking include crowds, uneven streets, heavy traffic, and skinny sidewalks. If that’s a problem, there are plenty of taxi’s to ride in and scooters to rent. How to Travel Subway – The metro is the …
Early History Home to years of history, which stretched far and wide. Due to the characteristic weather, the earliest explorers completely bypassed the area. The first settlement in the area was founded 1770 as a mission community. In addition to the mission, a military fort was built. Upon gaining independence, the area grew quickly. The old system gradually came to …
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