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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Planning a Trip
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 …
History & Culture
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 …
Take a look at each of our stunning locations and imagine yourself there: Lakes and Mountains Stay in our four star lakeside accommodation, whether you choose one of our log chalets or a contemporary apartment, you will look over stunning views of the valley. Perhaps go for a gentle stroll around the local village, a refreshing swim in the beautifully …
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 …
You’re about to head out, and then you remember your phone needs charging. But then you realize there’s no electricity, and you are on a strict schedule. Don’t panic! You can still run your errands or make that important call while away. Here are five places you can charge your phone for free: Fast Food Restaurants Public Libraries Coffee Shops …Continue reading
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Cell Interested in the Kennedy assassination? Of course, you’ll want to visit the Sixth Floor Museum, walk the grassy knoll, talk to the conspiracy theorist who has set up shop on the sidewalk and see the Kennedy Memorial just up the street. That’s where most people will say they have seen it all. But, they haven’t. Across …Continue reading
World Travel Club · 4 Must-See Attractions in Yellowstone National Park Where is Yellowstone National Park Located? Yellowstone National Park is a multi-state preservation site, the majority of which is located in Wyoming. It’s the world’s first national park and is held in high regard for its distinct geothermal landscape as well as its potential to generate geothermal energy. For …Continue reading