Fed up with lazing on the beach or vacationing on the piste? Start planning your next trip right here as 2014 is panning out as a bumper year for travelers chasing a little more substance for their buck. There are major-league sporting events to attend all over the world and a cluster of poignant war […]
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As a typical Paulistano born and raised in São Paulo, Luciano de Abreu loves to introduce and share his knowledge of his native city with non-Paulistanos. Put quite simply, he loves working as a professional licensed tour guide, and this enthusiasm, in addition to his vast knowledge of the history, geography and culture of Brazil, […]
Francis Almeida Barros is a professional tour guide whose main focus is Iguazu Falls, located on the triple border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Operating his entertaining and informative tours from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides, Francis’ specialty is customizing itineraries to fit his clients’ needs and expectations.
In preparing for my trip to Brazil, I figured I should probably book a few days in the Amazon. Not really because I always dreamt of trekking through the rainforest, more so that I felt I owed it to the one of the Seven Wonders of the World to make an appearance.
While the name Florianopolis technically refers to the capital city of Santa Catarina state (also the name of the island), locals refer to the entire island by its nickname: Floripa. The island is located in southern Brazil, south of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, and is home to 42 beautiful beaches. Given the large […]
Rio de Janeiro sells itself on images of white sand beaches with a bright city lights backdrop. The perfect blend of tropical and urban. But, it does not like to talk about how those twinkling city lights are mostly made up of favelas. Favelas, the Brazilian version of ghettos, have a reputation for being dangerous […]
For the ultimate bird’s eye view of your destination there’s no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the best cities […]
For those who love experiencing beautiful landscapes, visiting waterfalls is one of the best ways to add some extra beauty to a day in the outdoors. Not all falls are created equal, however. If you want to view some of the world’s best cascades, here are our suggestions.
Meet Martha Vasconcellos, one of Viator’s local experts in Rio de Janeiro with a license to provide private tours.