Countries to avoid in Latin America

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Countries to avoid in Latin America | With terrorism spreading across Europe, continued unrest in the Middle East and northern Africa, travelers start to check out Latin America as an alternative likely safer destination. According to the IATA (International Air Transit Association), Latin American carriers experienced an almost 10% increase in traffic in 2016 and

Cuba Tourism Havana Moon

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Cuba Tourism Havana Moon | Let’s get that straight right away: We are not yet ready to travel to Cuba, but some others are. Havanna Moon! The Rolling Stones were there soon after the 2015 normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations. In our opinion, although recently rising from ground zero, Cuba Tourism still has to go a

Most remote travel destination Salar de Uyuni

Most remote travel destination Salar de Uyuni

Most remote travel destination Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia | Salar de Uyuni is just an overwhelming place, the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 sqkm. Located up high in the Daniel Campos Province in Potosi, it will force you up an elevation of 3,656 meters above mean sea level to get a look at

Angel Falls Venezuela

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Getting there is not easy: Angel Falls Venezuela | Our second blog post introducing remote places that are worth visiting is about the Angel Falls in Venezuela. Plenty of travel guides say that it is life threatening to visit these Falls. To get there you would have to enter Venezuela. This fact alone turns away 99% of potentially

Getting there is not easy: Easter Island

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Getting there is not easy: Easter Island | Today we start another mini series of eight blog posts, introducing you to remote places that are worth it. #1: Easter Island, Chile. Easter Island is incredibly remote. The nearest continental point to Easter Island lies in central Chile: 3,512 kilometers away. Why it’s worth going there? Because of

Funny Peruvian Llamas

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Funny Peruvian Llamas | Peru is famous for Machu Picchu – a world heritage site located up high in a mountain ridge above the Sacred Valley – and … Llamas! Similar to sheep, domesticated llamas and their smaller relatives the alpacas also get shaved every once in a while. That’s common practice in large parts