Category: Brazil

5 best luxury hotels in Rio de Janeiro

5 best luxury hotels in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is also home to some of the best hotels in the country. And, of course, there's no shortage of incredible views to enjoy from your hotel room.
10 of the most breathtakingly scenic places in South America

10 of the most breathtakingly scenic places in South America

Wherever you go in the world, there are breathtaking sites to see. In terms of beauty, the continent of South America is second to none.
8 must-try South American national dishes

8 must-try South American national dishes

Home to almost half-a-billion people, Latin America is a vast continent covering more or less the entire range of climates existent on Earth — from the deserts of Peru to the rainforests of Brazil, from the Andean paramo to the frosty peaks of Patagonia. Like its diverse geography, the peoples and cultures of the region
The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Historic Centre of Rome is the most Instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Site, a new study has found. The study, conducted by creative resources expert Design Bundles, selected the 145 most popular World Heritage Sites, and analysed how many times each place has been tagged in Instagram posts. Rome, whose World Heritage Site also includes
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from
5 of South America’s headiest wine tours

5 of South America’s headiest wine tours

Soon, travel will resume at full pace to South America, where you can always discover a certain “magic in the wind, a stirring in the air, and an enthralling glass of wine in your hand.” For experiences such as those, you’ll find that South American wine tours are superb – whether you’re an experienced wine
New opening: Rosewood São Paulo

New opening: Rosewood São Paulo

Rosewood São Paulo opens its doors today, heralding Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® entrance into South America. Located in the heart of the city, Rosewood São Paulo is a metropolitan oasis set within the historical enclave of Cidade Matarazzo, a complex of elegantly preserved buildings from the early 20th century that have been transformed into a
7 South American countries now open to travel

7 South American countries now open to travel

Though underreported, the declining COVID case rates in Latin America are a small fraction of those currently experienced in Great Britain, the European Union and the US. What this means is that several of these southern nations have reopened for international tourism in a big way. Foreign travelers are now welcome to experience adventure in
The best beaches in the world to visit by boat

The best beaches in the world to visit by boat

With lots of vacations still on hold, we find ourselves daydreaming of when we can travel freely once again. YachtWorld has listed all the best beaches in the world, only accessible by boat. Vacations and short trips are always good ways to unwind and re-energize ourselves. For many people who love to explore and seek
Golf in South America: 5 top courses and countries

Golf in South America: 5 top courses and countries

Dreaming of getting away from it all, fleeing south for the winter and taking your clubs with you? As we slowly return to something approaching normal, keep in mind that South America offers more than 700 golf courses and plenty of top-quality experiences for those who need a break from the isolation, cold and snow.
5 captivating photo-adventure tours in South America

5 captivating photo-adventure tours in South America

Pent up for more than a year, traveling shutterbugs are more than ever wanting to spread their wings and again starting exploring the world. Many amateur and professional photographers alike are interested in avoiding the classic tourist mass and/or visiting places during the best-lit seasons for landscape photography, street scenes and underwater shots, as well
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10 experiences not to miss in the Marvelous City of Rio de Janeiro

Ask any global explorer what the world’s sexiest city is and the likelihood is that Rio de Janeiro is near the top of the list. Its radiant beaches are a social gathering of all classes drawing in visiting sun-worshipers who ascend upon Cidade Maravilhosa, aptly named Marvelous City. The locals are known as cariocas which
5 favourite romantic retreats

5 favourite romantic retreats

Was Valentine’s Day a looming date you were slightly dreading? Another missed milestone comes and goes. Or perhaps it loomed with dread even in ye olde days of ‘normal’. How many overpriced meals in a fancy restaurant swarming with amorous couples do we really remember? No one can deny this pandemic has forced a shift
7 South American destinations for pursuing your wanderlust again

7 South American destinations for pursuing your wanderlust again

As 2021 approaches — with all of us anxious to break free of almost a year of confinement — the natural question arises: where will we head out to enjoy all that the world has to offer? One thing’s for sure; it’s no exaggeration that South America is simply stunning. Around the continent, you can
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Where can Americans travel to in January?

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has cleared its latest hurdle, with the FDA approving the vaccine for emergency use. This is clearly exciting, and good news for those eager to travel again. In the meantime, there are still restrictions on where Americans can travel.  With January having amongst the lowest temperatures, you may have a hankering to
Where can Americans travel to in December?

Where can Americans travel to in December?

The big buzz right now surrounds Pfizer’s potential COVID-19 vaccine and hopes that it will prove effective and we can return to some semblance of travel normalcy. We await further updates with regards to how this is progressing, and in the meantime, there are still restrictions on where Americans can travel.  With the holiday season