Travel blog – South America

Travel Photos: Discovering Rio Carnival and Beyond

Rio, 2am and the pulsing heart of the city is beating faster than ever. The heat of the day still lingers, but a welcome breeze keeps things pleasant. At least it might, if I wasn’t wearing the heavie...
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8 Waterfalls worth Travelling For

There’s something spectacular about seeing a huge waterfall in the flesh; so much so that it can often be the big draw for visiting a particular destination. After all, these plunging, watery forces a...
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6 of the Best Road Trip Movies EVER

“I don’t ever remember feeling this awake.” This is just one of the many famous lines Thelma utters to Louise in one of the most iconic US road trip films of all time: Thelma & Louise. And who...
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What I Learnt While Travelling the World

In June 2015, my sister Suzannah and I (Clara) packed up our London flat, said farewell to our family, friends and jobs and headed off on our round the world trip – in my case armed with a regrettably...
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The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

This Wednesday, 8th June, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Projec...
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Top 10 Reasons to Book with Flight Centre

Whether you're thinking of booking a tailor-made holiday to Australia to mark that special occasion, a short break to Europe with your family, or a couples' beach Escape to the Maldives, our...
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8 of the World's Best Cable Car Rides

Clambering up hills and mountains isn't everyone's cup of tea, which is why it’s no surprise that cable cars have become so popular. They give alternative vistas of cityscapes, open up acces...
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Why You Should Tour South America with G Adventures

Everyone knows it but not everyone likes to admit it: travel can sometimes be a bit daunting. Of course, exploring Panama, tramping Peru’s Inca Trail or venturing into the Costa Rican jungle is exciti...
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How to Travel Rio like a Local

Rio de Janeiro is a city that radiates exotic mystery. It has its fair share of jaw-dropping views and world-famous attractions, but there is plenty more to discover in this soon-to-be Olympic city. H...
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5 Unmissable Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is easily the coolest city in the world. Only a handful of cities offer their lucky inhabitants a beach on which to bathe in the tropical sun and Brazil's favourite destination goe...
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Discovering the Highlights of Peru

Flight Centre Travel Expert Catriona Scott has just returned from a tailor-made trip to Peru. Here, she tells us all about her incredible adventure on our Peru: In the Shadow of Machu Picchu Small-Gro...
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The Dos and Don’ts of Rio Carnival

Calling all festival-goers! Rio Carnival is a lively, vibrant explosion of colour, fancy dress and feathered up-dos, an event that tops many a bucket list. But, as with any big occasion, it pays to be...
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