The Salar de Uyuni is a bit like being bludgeoned by wonder. The Salar de Uyuni is one of the most spectacular adventure-travel destinations on Earth: a 10,582 square kilometre expanse of cracked white salt, left behind when an ancient lake named Coipasa dried up thousands of years ago. Located in Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni is now the country’s biggest… 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.
Going to Brazil and want to know what Brazilian Cuisine is all about? Or perhaps you want to make some traditional Brazilian food at home? We break down all the best Brazilian dishes to have your own Brazilian barbecue and to try when you visit South America’s most exciting country! There are few cities in the world that rival Rio’s… Read More
Iguassu Falls is one of the must see natural wonders on earth. As a matter a fact, it was recently named one of the new 7 Natural Wonders in the world. It’s no wonder people make a point of visiting when traveling to Brazil or Argentina. But there are a lot more things to do in Iguassu Falls than simply… Read More
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
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