BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Nestled within the tri-border region of three South American countries (Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay) is located one of the world’s greatest waterfalls and incomparable natural wonders: Iguaçu Falls. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, Iguaçu National Park receives just fewer than 750,000 visitors a year. SEE ALSO: Iguaçu Falls […]
Take a look at our photo gallery below to see what makes Iguaçu Falls one of the world’s greatest natural wonders!
BY LENA KAZER Brazil has a lot of things going for it – Carnival, double-rainbow-level views, and the world’s most coveted booties, to name a few. The Brazilians came together to full-on win at everything when they invented the Caipirinha, their national cocktail. The drink is non-pretentious, easy to make, and absolutely delicious. The process […]
BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Photo: Flickr/Ben Tavener Jerry Leon is a Jetset Times contributor currently on a solo backpacking trip in South America. Each week, the born-and-raised Californian will share with us local festivals that he cannot wait to check out in person. Plus, follow his detailed South American tips here. Inti Raymi Cuzco, Peru Inti Raymi, […]
BY WENDY HUNG Courtesy: YouTube Last month, we introduced you to French filmmakers Gwenn Lainé and Gwendal Danguy Des Déserts, both quit their jobs to work on a documentary hoping to inspire the inner travelers in all of us. The film captures their journey around the world, interviewing ordinary people who have undergone important life changes. […]
BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Iguaçu Falls in Parque do Iguaçu (DSCN7024) – Jerry Alonzo Leon/Flickr A UNESCO world heritage site since 1984, but a natural wonder since time immemorial, Iguazú Falls (Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú) is shared by Argentina and Brazil (known as Cataratas do Iguaçu in Portuguese or Iguaçu Falls) at the tri-border of […]
BY JERRY ALONZO LEON It’s difficult to convey in words the electric vibe and raucous atmosphere of Carnival, the world’s biggest party where millions of people (this year more than two million people showed up for Carnival in Rio de Janeiro) from every international background are seemingly represented in one place. It’s an event that […]