More to Explore: Brazil

Exotic adventure, scintillating skylines and irresistible samba beats come to mind when planning a Brazilian vacation. There are few countries as diverse and dynamic as this in South America – let alone the world. Brazil’s unique geography spans from the heart of the Amazon rainforest all the way to the great rivers that border Uruguay,…

More to Explore: Easter Island, Chile

By Dr. Lori Verderame Exploration is an exciting aspect of travel. Experiencing far off lands, immersing oneself in another culture, and capturing memories of unchartered territory can be life-changing. One such experience is a trip to fascinating Easter Island. Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, Easter Island has the distinction of being one…

Sail, Sip & Savor Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Set between mountains and beaches, the stunning, seductive sights of Rio de Janeiro beckon. Enjoy the vistas of Pao de Acucar  (Sugar Loaf) or ride the Corcovado Railroad to see the renowned Christo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer). Stroll Ipanema, Leblon or Copacabana beaches and get a cultural overview…

Sail, Sip and Savor Montevideo, Uruguay

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert What makes Uruguay unique? Although one of the smallest countries in South America, it is also considered the most European, thanks to the vast number of Spanish, Portuguese and Italian descendants who settled here in the early eighteenth century. The capital is Montevideo an important port also known for its gentle…