Paraguay Unmissable Highlights Less developed and more inaccessible than the other countries that make up the Southern Cone, Paraguay requires a greater deal of pre-planning to ensure that you can safely visit its highlights. But despite its unpolished exterior, Paraguay astonishes with its huge expanses of semi-arid but wildlife-rich virgin forest and crumbling monuments that […]
Although the entire archipelago is a naturalist’s paradise with its hundreds of beaches and tiny islets crawling with unique wildlife, Tortuga Bay, Galapagos Islands ranks as one of the best. A pretty cove with pristine, white-sand beaches and waters designed for snorkeling, this bay is an accessible and rewarding place to pass an afternoon.
A 190-mile (300km) route passing through terrain rich in stunning scenery and historic places, the tour known as the Golden Circle, Iceland is not to be missed. But is it worth taking a guided trip or is it possible to hire a car and drive the full circuit? We evaluate the two options.
Although Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen are on the map when it comes to cruises in the Baltic sea, other European cities are yet to receive the same levels of attention. But those who book onto a tour of some of Northern Europe’s lesser-known cities are richly rewarded; believe us, these four harbor cities combined awe-inspiring architecture with fine-dining, […]
As the new year settles in and the excesses of the festive season become but a gluttonous dream, it’s time to turn your attention toward the most important decision to be made in 2017: where to go on your next vacation. From snow-dusted mountains in the Canadian Rockies to the bewitching shimmer of the Northern […]
Although originally engineered to avoid the turbulent waters around Cape Horn and to make international trade quicker by connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Panama Canal has since become an important historical monument in its own right. Those taking cruises in Central America and the Caribbean will often find that passing along the canal is […]
The south of Brazil shares a number of qualities with its Argentine and Uruguayan neighbors; expect to encounter gauchos, yerba mate and a fondness for asado. But it’s also defined by nature’s most important resource: water. Travelers here should make the most of its spectacular subtropical coastline and record-defying waterfalls.
Deep, silent fjords, landscapes of rugged, snow-capped peaks and skies so clear that they dance with the lights of the Aurora Borealis, Norway is a country that has it all. If you’re not already sold, discover our six reasons why Norway needs to be top of your bucket list.
Lovers of adventure won’t have missed Lonely Planet’s list of the best destinations to travel in 2017, which was released in October to much international fanfare. As the globe’s leading series of guide books, their writers scour each and every country for the last remaining untouched paradises for adventure, creating a list to inspire and […]