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A Visit to the "White City"

Arequipa is found in the Andean zone in Southern Peru, 7,660 feet above sea level. The city, which was inhabited from as far back as 7600 B.C., is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The first indications of the city with t...

Familiarize Yourself With Manaus

Manaus is the capital of the Amazonas Province in Brazil. The city is found right within the Amazon forest and has been an important cultural center in the northern parts of Brazil. There are several monuments and mansions in...

An Introduction to Valparaiso

ValparaÝso is featured among the unusual cities of South America and it is the most unique one in the country of Chile. Curiously, many Chileans used to take the city for granted as they focus on other areas. However, when th...

Tourist Attractions in Parati

Parati is a town that has been preserved well and affords a look back at both the Spanish colonial and Brazilian Imperial eras. Located on the Green Coast (Costa Verde), Parati was established officially in 1667 by the Portug...

Tips for a Great Vacation in Caracas

Caracas is the capital of Venezuela and is among the largest cities in the entire South American region. It is a very cosmopolitan city with modern architectural designs. However, the Art Deco architecture that is reminiscent...

A Vacation to the 'End of the World'

Situated between the snow-covered Martial Range and the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia is an adventurous destination with many things to do for a vacation. It is the capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego in Argentina and a bus...

An Introduction to Montevideo

Montevideo is the largest city and capital of Uruguay. It wasn't until recently that people started seeing the city as a great tourist destination. However, this only makes your exploration all the more exciting as you discov...

Small Travel Guide to Jericoacoara

One of the northernmost villages of Brazil, Jericoacoara is the place where every day of the year tourists from all over the world gather to watch the sunset together on one of the most famous sand beaches in the world: the J...

Cuzco ľ an Exciting Tourist Destination

Known as the ôHistoric Capitalö or the great Inca Empire, Cuzco is a great developing city housing more than 350,000 people. Located in the South-East corner of Peru directly in the middle of the Andes Mountains, Cuzco is a g...

Puerto Iguazu: Standing at the Borders

Puerto Iguazu is located in the northeast part of Argentina and close to the borders of the country, Brazil, and Paraguay. The area is unique and is naturally shaped by Parana River and Iguazu River. The most important att...