In Venezuela, gastronomy tends to be highly regional, which is much the case throughout South America. Many of the dishes in the country are derived from French, Italian, and Spanish recipes, but have varied over the years to become uniquely Venezuelan. Fresh fish and shellfish make up many coastal recipes.
Beginning December 1st, 2007, no longer is just a passport sufficient for American Citizens traveling in Bolivia. They must obtain an entry visa. Things you need for your Bolivian Visa: 1. Visa application form (affidavit). The form can be requested from consulates or downloaded from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…. Read More →
Many airlines are based in South America, and although may not have as many international routes as other airlines, they offer the most domestic routes and in many places they are the only way to get around.
While many are content on taking chicken buses while traveling throughout Central America, the sinking prices of regional and international flights within and to the tropical land mass are hard to ignore. From Miami you can get to almost any major airport in Central America via a direct flight, while flights run also to the Caribbean, South America, Europe, and elsewhere in the United States. Here are a list of major airlines operating in the region and where they fly to:
Ecuador has long been a hub for tourism and business travel in South America and finding cheap rates to/from Quito, Guayaquil, and the Galapagos Islands can be difficult.
La Paz, Boliviais one of the most isolated and the highest altitude capitals in the world. However, getting there is far easier than some may think.
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