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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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 …
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 …
About Iceland – Top things to do
Iceland, the Scandinavian island nation that sits comfortably beside its Nordic neighbours, is a fantastic holiday destination any time of the year. Whether you want a balmy Scandi summer or are happy to brave sub-zero temperatures for their legendary winters, there’s so much to see and do during your stay. If you’re all about Iceland, here’s our guide to the …Continue reading
Why you need to holiday in Istanbul
Turkey is an incredibly affordable country to travel to and stay in – with an array of affordable food options in a city renowned for its culinary expertise and variety, you’ll be left with your bellies full and ready to explore a city like no other. A city full of culture and colour, Istanbul is the most populous city in …Continue reading
What to See in Arequipa, Peru
Peru is a beautiful western South American country which is mostly famous for Macchu –Picchu and its natural beauty will lure you to pack up your backpack and book a ticket to visit without any doubt! Now let’s talk about the things to do and visit in this famous ancient architectural based city. Fill with joy in the Plaza de Armas …Continue reading