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Bahia, Brazil Bahia - The Birthplace of Brazil

When you see the art form known as capoeira performed on the streets of Salvador, the capital of Bahia, you'll have difficulty deciding if you need to call the police or stare in amazement. Surrounded in a roda, a circle of people clapping, chanting in rhythm to a berimbau, a one-stringed instrument, two capoeiristas combine evasive martial arts with aggressive ballet, handstands with cartwheels, attack with defense... Read More ›

Chile Chile - Nature's Action Star

World-renowned Chilean poet Pablo Neruda once claimed, "Anyone who hasn't been in the Chilean forest doesn't know this planet. I have come out of that landscape, that mud, that silence, to roam, to go singing through the world." Mr. Neruda could have written about his entire country with the same thrust and passion, for once anyone experiences... Read More ›

Mexican Riviera Cruising The Mexican
Riviera

The language of a Mexican Riviera cruise is a simple to learn. As you awaken everyday to another incredible, sun-drenched morning, you'll say, "Qué día más bueno!" - what a beautiful day! Whenever your friendly waiter or masseuse asks how you're doing, you'll sincerely respond, "Muy bien, gracias" — very well, thank you. And whenever a old Mexican woman—her dark skin lit up with bright turquoise... Read More ›

Galapagos Islands Hopping the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Discover a Paradise of Extraordinary Creatures A beautiful collection of islands filled with breathtaking sceneries and adventure, the Galapagos gained great fame when Charles Darwin discovered its astonishing variety of colorful plants and animals during his journeys, later spawning his ground-breaking theory on of evolution in 1831. The Galapagos Islands are located...Read More ›

the Yucatan The Maya Ruins of the Yucatan

The Maya people have an uncanny ability to endure. A dominant civilization in world history, the ancient Mayas thrived in Central and South America from 2000 BC until 1500 AD, withstanding plagues and enemy hordes, climatic devastations and internal strife like no other. They still are enduring, with 6 million living today, many of whom still speak the Mayan language.Read More ›

Peru Tracing the Legacies of the Incas

Travel to Peru and discover a captivating land of skyscraping mountain tops, vast stretches of coastal deserts, an Amazon wildlife adventure through tropical jungles, serpentine rivers full of life and beauty and the most extraordinary natural phenomena left from the pre-historic Inca civilization. Read More ›

South America South America's Top Attractions

Discover a Paradise of Extraordinary Creatures A beautiful collection of islands filled with breathtaking sceneries and adventure, the Galapagos gained great fame when Charles Darwin discovered its astonishing variety of colorful plants and animals during his journeys, later spawning his ground-breaking theory on of evolution in 1831. The Galapagos Islands are located...Read More ›

Lima Travel Top 10 Lima Travel Tips

Lima, the capital of Peru, is one of the largest cities in South America and by far the largest in Peru. It also sees a large number of international visitors, because it houses the only international airport in the country. With its coastal location and modern shopping and dining districts, many travelers choose to spend at least a few days in Lima during their Peru trip. Read More ›

Explore Middle East The Romantic Allure of Venezuela

Venezuela, originally named "Little Venice," offers an incomparable contrast of spellbinding landscapes - from the stunning Andes mountain range to calming beaches to the awe-inspiring Amazon. For travelers who want to have it all, this is an extraordinary vacation spot you may have overlooked in the past. Read More ›