Bolivia – Attractions

Bolivia is a beautiful, geographically rich in diversity, and multiethnic country in the heart of South America. It is surrounded by Brazil to the northeast, Peru to the northwest, Paraguay to the southwest, Argentina and Chile to the south. Salar de Uyuni Located in the Andes Mountains, Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat…

Brazilian Carnival 2017

Carnival week is one of the most awaited events in Rio, but the parties in Rio start weeks before the Brazil Carnival Week itself. Brazil Carnival week happens before Lent, and is considered as the last all-out celebration before everyone enters into a state of penitence. The locals and tourists of Rio all participate in…

Fur Rendezvous Festival

The Fur Rendezvous Festival is an annual winter festival held in Anchorage, Alaska in late February. The self-styled “largest winter festival in North America”, Fur Rendezvous is highly anticipated by many Anchorage-area residents as marking the beginning of the end of a long winter and the approach of spring. In 2012, Fur Rendezvous was selected…

Montenegro – Attractions

Established as independent country in 2006, the small Balkan nation of Montenegro is quickly becoming a popular travel destination. Gorgeous beaches, verdant mountains and postcard-perfect historic towns draw an increasing number of visitors every year. Add a mild Mediterranean climate into the mix, toss in opportunities for active pursuits ranging from mountain biking to whitewater…

Fiji – Attractions

Fiji, a country in the South Pacific, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. It’s famed for rugged landscapes, palm-lined beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons. Its major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, contain most of the population. Viti Levu is home to the capital, Suva, a port city with British colonial…

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

“In a blaze of luminous glory that marks the new Lunar New Year, 100,000 to 200,000 sky lanterns emblazon a full moonlit sky.” While Chinese New Year tends to get all the attention, one of the more subtle and beguiling celebratory days in the Chinese calendar is the annual Sky Lantern Festival. In a blaze…

Armenia – Attractions

Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia is a sovereign state in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia Located in Western Asia on the “Armenian Highlands”, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan’s exclave of Nakhchivan to the south. Lake Sevan Lake…