Want to visit the most exciting city on the planet? Rio de Janeiro has a lot going on. The host of the 2016 summer Olympics and the 2014 World Cup, it’s got the world’s attention and everyone is watching. If you want to maximize your time in Rio, make sure to follow our tops picks of The 18 most excellent things to do in Rio… Read More
This South America travel guide is a compilation of the countries we have visited and written about on The Planet D travel blog.
I first became interested in visiting Rio favelas when Dave was working on The Hulk in 2007. Some of the cast and crew flew down to Rio to film the opening scene where Edward Norton was chased through the slums of the city. Pacifying Favelas in Rio de Janiero When watching the colourful community built on the side of a… Read More
Niagara Falls has the Maid of the Mist, and it’s a thrill to take a boat into the heart of the horseshoe. But when visiting Brazil, our Iguazu Falls Tour took a boat ride to a whole new level! The Jet Boat Safari starts with a short jungle tour out to the Iguazu River where you board a boat and… Read More
Rio de Janeiro is the hottest destination for 2016. With the summer Olympics fast approaching, it’s going to only get hotter once everyone sees how beautiful this city is. We had the chance to check out three of the best hotels in Rio while visiting the city with TravelSmith while they shot their Summer 2016 catalogue. Three Great Hotels in Rio… Read More
Venezuela, the kidnap-capital of the world. Spiralling inflation armed gangs of protestors and police with a reputation to shoot first and ask questions later. A powder-keg waiting to explode. A destination for only the suicidal or the foolish Or at least that is what I had been expecting… Why Go to Venezuela? Everybody I had met had told me that… Read More
An Amazon River Cruise in Peru isn’t your typical cruise. While many other cruises are all about creating entertainment and activities, an Amazon River Cruise is about experiencing life. Join us on the world’s largest river and explore the culture, wildlife and beauty of the world’s largest rainforest. Nothing needs to be created for you, the entertainment and enjoyment is… Read More