Architecture and art, Sightseeing, South America, Travel List

Beach free things you can do in Brazil, off the stadiums

There are lots of things you can do in Brazil, and it’s too bad that all most of people know about are the beaches and the annual Rio de Janeiro carnival. There’s really a lot more to this place than the things that make it popular. And since the World Cup’s starting in a couple of days, it would be helpful if you knew all the other activities that you can do, without counting the…

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South America, Things to do

What NOT to do in Brazil as a tourist

Since the World Cup in Brazil is soon to be starting, there are lots of things that the hundreds of thousands of people heading there should take into consideration. It would be silly to think that you can know all of a nation’s secrects and cultural idiosyncrasies, but it would also be a shame not to take some advice into account. And even if the Brazilians are quite a nice friendly bunch, is always welcome…

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South America

A Traveler’s Guide to Staying Safe in Brazil During the World Cup

This year’s FIFA World Cup will be hosted in Brazil, where the teams of 31 countries are to play a total of 64 matches in twelve cities across the country from June 12th through July 13th, each in their pursuit to show which the best soccer nation in the world is. If you are among the lucky football fans heading to Brazil to see this exciting tournament, there are a number of safety tips and…

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Americas, South America

Amazing drinks you just have to try in Brazil

The World Cup in Brazil is just around the corner, and if you’re traveling to Brazil to see it, you really should know what t0 prepare for upfront. We’ve already written a short description of the cities in which the games will be played, as well as a introduction to the delicious, savory Brazilian foods, but seriously, it wouldn’t be Brazil without the drinks! Serious disclaimer: Drinking alcoholic drinks during the World Cup is seriously a…

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Food, South America

Delicious Foods You Must Taste in Brazil

OK, the Football World Cup is set to go, but the games don’t last the entire day – you have to fill them with something else, right? There are many attractions in Brazil, but as long as you’re there, you have to try the local food! Seriously, it’s amazing! But before we start talking about the delicious treats that await you in Brazil, here’s the single most important tip when eating there: Don’t fall for…

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Americas, South America

Go for the World Cup! A brief introduction to the cities of Brazil

If the previous location of the FIFA World’s Football Championship was in South Africa, now the great 5-week-show is going to happen in Brazil. Depending on your traveling tastes and the kinds of experiences that you’d like to have, Brazil has a lot to offer – it’s a vibrant and passionate country. If you were visiting the country in any other period, I’d write this article differently. But supposing it’s the World Cup that brings you…

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North America, Sightseeing

The Construction of the White House from the First Brick Till Today

Construction of a new third floor and roof began in 1927. Steel beams provided new support for the eighteen guest and service rooms that were added in the expansion. In this image, a chute clears away debris from the construction. Credit: National Archives

The White House is an American icon. From its classicly clean french doors to the stately interior, it is immediately recognizable. However, few know details about its construction and several reconstruction projects. Initial construction began on the famous building in 1792, and a mere eight years later, President John Adams was the first to live inside it. Since then, the White House has had several major reconstruction projects, including the following: 1. Initial Construction On…

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Americas, Beaches

The Hawaiian Islands: which one is your favorite?

Kauai

Hawaiian Islands, a place where freshness of floral breeze will energize you and the warmth of serene water will refresh you. With breathtaking natural beauty, it appeals the visitors for enjoying a memorable holiday.  Undoubtedly, there is no place on earth like Hawaii. With six unique islands, it is waiting to deliver distinct experiences that can allure any traveler. The islands warmly invite you to discover an ideal travel experience. Explore the lush valleys and…

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South America

A foray into the world of Herbert’s Dune – The paradise of Huacachina, Peru

‘Color streamed into a toe of darkness testing the sand.’ Frank Herbert, Dune A spectacular destination isn’t only about being popular and civilized. In fact, there are lots of fairy places that haven’t been promoted well enough so far. It takes a passionate backpacker in search of an amazing place, fundamentally different than anything he’s ever seen to truly understand the power behind this heavenly destination. Another thing to be clarified before really starting to…

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Americas, Travel Tips

American Tourist Visas – What You Need To Know

  Tourist visas remain an important part of travel for tourists who visit the USA. If you are excluded from the Visa Waiver Program, you must apply for a visa prior to entering the country. Visas are granted under a variety of different circumstances, each requiring a unique visa type. Additionally, you must follow all of the rules specified under your visa while in the United States. This short mini-guide will help you to better…

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