Rio De Janeiro

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Nicknamed the “Wonderful City”, Rio De Janeiro certainly lives up to its billing. Nestled between towering mountains and the wild Atlantic ocean, it’s a city that knows how to live the good life. The former capital of Brazil is probably […]

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Iguana on the Galapagos

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Over 600 miles away from the South American mainland, the Galapagos Islands are a remote archipelago that is famous for its unique flora and fauna. Most of the islands are within a highly protected National Park, meaning access is strictly […]

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Easter Island

Easter Island, Chile

Today we’re visiting one of the most remote places on Earth: Easter Island. Known as Rapa Nui by locals, it’s 1289 miles across the Pacific to somewhere else that is inhabited and over 2000 miles to the South American mainland. […]

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Ponte Estaiada, São Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo is bustling modern metropolis. Known for it’s horrendous traffic and unpredictable weather, there’s plenty to explore; beat the traffic in one of the city’s helicopter taxis and don’t forget an umbrella! Sao Paulo is also […]

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Reed boats on Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

High in the Andean mountains is Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America. Stretching over 118 miles across and 50 miles wide, most of the lake is in Bolivia, but the western end crosses over the border into Peru. […]

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Cathedral Basilica of Lima

Lima, Peru

With direct flights available from London and Madrid, Lima is now easily accessible from Europe. The capital of Peru has been inhabited for almost 2000 years with significant growth after the Spanish conquests made the city the capital of the […]

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Salar De Uyuni

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia

The world’s largest salt flat is Salar De Uyuni, located high in the Bolivian Andes. A salt flat might not seem like an inspiring destination, but this unusual landscape has to be seen to be believed. This giant desert covers […]

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Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

Towering over the Rio De Janeiro with his outstretched arms reaching 28 meters across, the statue of Christ the Redeemer that overlooks the city is surely one of the most iconic images of Brazil. Construction began in 1922 and was […]

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Penguins in Antarctica

Antarctica

Antarctica is the only uninhabited continent; with no permanent settlements, although there are several scientific research stations. With a population of only 70 people per million square kilometres in winter, this is definitely the place to go to get away […]

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Machu Picchu, Peru

High in the Peruvian Andean mountains, Machu Picchu was built around 1450 as a royal estate with hundreds of servants on site permanently to ensure the ruler was kept in comfort all year round. Although the palace was not far […]

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