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Brazilian Kissing Culture: A Guide to Greetings in Brazil

What if, instead of a handshake, you greeted everyone you met with a kiss? What if it was totally normal to get so close to them you could smell their cologne or what they ate for lunch? Strange, huh? Not at all, if you’re visiting Brazil. One of the things that took me by surprise …

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Tayrona National Park: Everything You Need to Know to Plan Your Visit

Tayrona National Park is Colombia’s best-kept secret. Pristine beaches, tropical jungle and exotic wildlife await those intrepid enough to make the trip. By Torie Ross Set along Colombia’s Caribbean coastline, the Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona is treasured among locals and a must-see for many visitors to the South American country. Colombia is increasingly known for …

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13 Amazing Things To Do In Argentina

Argentina barely needs an introduction – a vast country filled with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and adrenaline opportunities galore. From the unbelievable Perito Moreno Glacier to the mindblowing Iguazu Falls, there are so many amazing things to do in Argentina that it can be hard to narrow it down. Here’s a treasure trove of places …

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Things to do in South America – The Ultimate South America Bucket List

Planning on backpacking South America? It can be tough to know what to try and see and do during your trip. Don’t miss the ultimate South America bucket list – 90 of the best things to do in South America to inspire your travels. I’ve been to South America a lot. A lot. I first …

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Visiting Machu Picchu: Facts and Tips For Planning Your Trip

Machu Picchu lives up to its reputation as one of the world’s most impressive archaeological sites.  Hoards of travellers make the trip each day, meaning that visiting Machu Picchu can be a hassle. The solution? Stay in Machu Picchu Pueblo and beat the crowds. You know that you have found something special when a place looks just like it …

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Torres del Paine W Trek Patagonia: A Step by Step Guide

The Torres Del Paine National Park is located in the south of Chile, in Chilean Patagonia to be precise. Planning your Torres del Paine W Trek? Read this detailed guide, complete with all the information that you need to know to help you plan the perfect trip. Torres del Paine W Trek Patagonia Itinerary: At …

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Ballestas Islands Tour, Peru: Is It Worth It?

The Ballestas Islands (or the Islas Ballestas) are a little-known gem off the Peruvian coast. Off the coast of Paracas, they’re filled with birds and wildlife. But are the Ballestas Islands worth it? Read the full guide. Ah, The Ballestas Islands. Situated in the south of Peru, if you’ve heard of them, you’ve probably also …

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16 Famous Landmarks in Brazil You Need To See to Believe

Cascading waterfalls, giant sand dunes and crystal clear waters – this is Brazil. Here are the most famous Brazil landmarks that you cannot miss on your next trip. Time to start planning your next adventure. Brazil is a straight up spectacular country and boasts some of the most impressive natural landscapes on the planet.  Christ …

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