Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its centre is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Other major attractions include Teatro Colón, a grand 1908 opera house with nearly 2,500 seats, and the modern MALBA museum, displaying Latin American art. Buenos Aires was established on 2 February...
Peru – Lima Lima, the capital of Peru, lies on the country's arid Pacific coast. Though its colonial centre is preserved, it's a bustling metropolis and one of South America’s largest cities. It's home to the Museo Larco collection of pre-Columbian art and the Museo de la Nación, tracing the history of Peru’s ancient civilizations. The Plaza de Armas and...
  São Paulo, Brazil’s vibrant financial centre, is among the world's most populous cities, with numerous cultural institutions and a rich architectural tradition. Its iconic buildings range from its neo-Gothic cathedral and the 1929 Martinelli skyscraper to modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer’s curvy Edifício Copan. The colonial-style Pátio do Colégio church marks where Jesuit priests founded the city in 1554. (Source:...
Are you planning a trip to South America as a once off visit to the continent and you are trying to cover as much as possible. Herewith information to give you some insight on how to go about this adventure.   It is a huge continent consisting of 18 countries and one will need to decide upfront which attractions you are...
Luxury train travel in South Africa….The Blue Train has been serving tourists since 1946. However, the current product had its inception in 1997. At present The Blue Train has a Monday morning departure from Pretoria Station arriving in Cape Town on Tuesday afternoon and a return journey departing Cape Town on Wednesday morning, arriving in Pretoria on Thursday afternoon. There...
Luxury train travel in South Africa...started in 1988, the most luxurious train in the World has gone from strength to strength. This family owned business, headed by Rohan Vos, is a unique product ensuring an extraordinary experience for their guests. As Brenda says: “It has taken many years for us to find a rhythm that works.” Rovos Rail, the...
Budapest is the capital of Hungary and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Divided into Buda & Pest by the Danube River, this extra-ordinary city has much to offer to the world traveller. Herewith some highlights and travel info. Architecture at night – do not miss a cruise on the Danube at night to see all the...
One of the recommended cities to visit in 2017 is Valencia, Spain. There is such a variety of highlights….the original home of paella, the world food capital of 2017, a gastro-cultural hub, heritage, architecture, artists, fabulous new hotels and for the ones who are more actively inclined, lots of space to run and cycle. It seems that you have no...
The ever changing Dubai....adding more exciting attractions to their repertoire. 11 new developments as listed by 100 Events DMC (2016): Dubai Parks & Resorts Luxury dine-in cinema Dubai logo shaped inflatable water park Biggest roller coaster Driverless cars for tourists Jumeirah central project Tropical rain forest Nikki Beach Burj al Arab additions River land Dubai Burj al Arab terrace Click here for...
Source: ETn travel news There is a wealth of accommodation to choose from in Mauritius – ranging from small- to medium-sized hotels and charming villas, right through to luxury resorts. Each are as welcoming as the next, and offer the same exemplary levels of service. There are eleven major hotel groups in Mauritius: Accor, Attitude Resorts, Beachcomber, Club Med, Constance Hotels,...

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