Archive for the 'Venezuela' Category

10 Best Beaches for People Watching & Partying

Reading your book with your sunglasses on, or are you really scoping/admiring the people frolicking in the sea in front of you? I suspect we’ve all done this at some stage. So where are the best beaches in South America for people watching? Where do all the trendy, beautiful Latin locals spend there beach holidays?  […]

Romantic Destinations - Best Places to Honeymoon

Here’s a selection of personal recommendations for the best places to honeymoon in Latin / South America.  I suggest various romantic islands and regions with wonderful, peaceful beaches, in addition to the top romantic cities and the best outdoor activity destinations in the region.  In this article I’ll focus on the best places to honeymoon, […]

Kidnapping Statistics - Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador & Venezuela More Prone than Colombia

Kidnapping statistics show that you’re more likely to be kidnapped in Mexico, Ecuador or Venezuela than in Colombia. Read this article, get over the fear and paranoia, then visit Colombia!

Choosing a Caribbean Island to combine with a Latin America Vacation

Having just added to the Caribbean section of the main travel guide, I’ll now include an article advising how to sensibly go about choosing a Caribbean island to combine with a vacation to Central or South American destination.

Colombia vs. Venezuela (Travel)

This post explains why Venezuela has next to nothing to offer potential travellers in comparison to neighbouring Colombia. I’ll look at a range of issues and comparable travel highlights, including the beaches, colonial cities, adventure travel, the local girls, the local people and safety issues.

Chavez & The Problems With Venezuela

Hugo Chavez´s increasingly provocative and offensive outbursts are surely damaging Venezuela´s tourism industry. Other than having an idiotic leader, Venezuela has various issues that it needs to address if it wants to seriously start attracting tourists.

Fishing Vacations

Central and South america offer great potential for fishing vacations. Much of the continent is especially remote and undisturbed, and as such rivers and lakes are often teeming with fish. There´s plenty of options for deep sea fishing in addition to freshwater river and lake fishing.

Most Beautiful Islands

Islands are perfect for a romantic, get away from it all type vacation. On the whole, South America’s islands are a far cry away from the crowded resorts of the Mediterranean and Caribbean proper. Many are very undeveloped, and great for Robinson Crusoe like relaxing vacations.

Best Trekking in Latin America

Trekking Holidays in Latin America - where is best? Where’s the most dramatic scenery for trekking? What are the most memorable treks?