For most, this may not seem like the ideal time for a vacation but for a few different reasons, youâ€™ll see that January to the beginning of February is actually the perfect time to take that getaway youâ€™ve been meaning to for so long. You may think, I just spent too much money over the […]
As Iâ€™m sure most of you know, it is the most anticipated week of the yearâ€¦ Shark Week! The whole world tunes their TVâ€™s in to Discovery Channel in earnest to see what shark filled shows are in store for them on todayâ€™s line-up. Well, as the world learns about the prehistoric Megladon, or watches […]
Fodorâ€™s 100 Hotel Awards 2011 have been announced, and a full tenth of the hotels that made the list are in Latin American countries. The categories are Fodorâ€™s. Luxurious Retreat; top choices for a complete escape Four Seasons CarmeloCarmelo, Uruguay Whether you want to relax at the spa or at the pool, cozy up in […]
Visa requirements to Brazil Brazil has a reciprocal visa policy with all countries, meaning that whenever prices and restrictions are applied to Brazilian visiting a country, Brazil adopts the same measures for that country’s visitors. Citizens from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay may enter the country with a valid ID card […]
Lounging in the pool, staring out into the darkening tropical jungle, I contemplated my difficult choices.Â A drink before dinner, or stay in the pool?Â Decisions, decisions.Â On a small group tour, that was about the toughest one I had to make.
I consider myself an independent traveler.Â From my first trip as an adult, backpacking across Asia and Australia, to current jaunts with my family, I like to do it myself.Â But a recent trip to Costa Rica reminded me of the pleasures and advantages of small group tours.
I was in Costa Rica for business, so was traveling alone.Â I had an open weekend, but only the weekend – I had to be back in San Jose on Monday morning. I decided to maximize my time by signing up for a tour to Tortuguero National Park.Â And I, super independent traveler, had a fantastic time.