Posts Tagged ‘ Rio de Janeiro Carnival ’

Panama: a Latin American gem

Jan 5th, 2013 | By

Often overshadowed by its Central American neighbour, Costa Rica, Panama has plenty of beauty, culture, history, ecoadventures and romance of its own – without the tourist crowds. Irene Middleman Thomas shows us the way to go



What’s hot: January 2013

Dec 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Peckham and Virginia are making waves, but there’s criticism for cruise ships and the Chancellor’s increase of APD



February is carnival time

Feb 11th, 2012 | By

Europe may be having a cold snap that has seen rivers freeze in Amsterdam, Hamburg and elsewhere but in many places its carnival time.
Today in Venice, despite some canals freezing, their carnival begins, one of the colourful and historic in the world.



Brazil Attracts the Brits

Aug 11th, 2009 | By

Brazil isn’t one of the countries that you might quickly think of if you were asked to name tourist destinations for the British. But it is becoming more popular and, last year, 181,000 people holidayed there from the UK. Now that may not be many in the grand scheme of things but according to the Brazilian Tourist Board that was about a increase of five times over the average rate of increase. So you can expect that over the winter the tourist board will be
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