Some dream of exploring the mysterious, the exotic, the tropical - locales rich with cultural ruins and vibes that are decidedly laid-back. Machu Picchu and Angkor Wat come to mind. But for me, what floats my boat – and always has – is to feel the exhilarating pulse of Rio de Janeiro at Carnival time.
It is one thing to see a sloth at a zoo or rescue center, but how many kids can boast seeing more than a dozen along with multiple troops of wild monkeys during a jungle hike on just the second day of their vacation?
In August, the world will gather to witness the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee predicts a half a million tourists will visit Brazil for the Olympic Games; a first for the country, considering the Olympics have never been held in South America before.
Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has completed a highly successful first season of the new Ventures by Seabourn program in the Amazon on two extraordinary voyages aboard Seabourn Quest.
The Family Coppola's luxury beachfront resort Turtle Inn now offers an exciting new wine tasting package in its brand new “wine aquarium,” designed by Laurent Deroo and built by local Belizean builder & architect Margarito M. Ortiz.
With the Olympics just months away, South America is gearing up to host an army of tourists and business travelers alike. As they descend on the continent, Brazil Bodyguard Protection is offering top level, intelligence driven personal security for those wanting to travel with confidence.