The majority of nationals require a passport and a visa to enter to Brazil. The country has a reciprocal visa policy with all countries which means that whatever prices and restrictions are applied to the Brazilian citizens visiting a country, the same measures will be applied for that country’s visitors […]

Visa requirements

The World Travel and Tourism Council has named the finalists for its 2007 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. These awards recognize projects around the world that are succeeding in promoting tourism while protecting the cultural and natural assets of their destination. Finalists for the Destinaton Award are Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, […]

“Tourism for Tomorrow” Sites Protect Nature, Welcome Visitors

General Teachers generally recommend searching for jobs in person, usually in late February for South America to catch the school year at the right time (and August for Mexico and Central America which follow a Northern Hemisphere schedule), though plenty of language schools hire all year round. An in-person search […]

Working In Latin America: An Overview

This being year’s end, seems like a good time to re-visit some posts you might have missed. Here are a few of my favorite Eco-destination stories. South Africa’s wild coast offers beaches, forest, lagoons, rolling hills, dolphins, whales, you name it. Egypt’s Red Sea coast… wind, sand, stars, and surf. […]

Best Eco-Destinations

Brazil announced yesterday it will protect a huge part of its tropical forest, bigger than England… about 58,000 square miles. “I cannot remember any single announcement like this,” said José Maria Cardoso da Silva, vice president of science for Conservation International (CI)-Brazil. “This is one of the major conservation announcements […]

Good News for the Rain Forest in Brazil

Let’s take a look at this week’s “World Watch” column from the Chicago Tribune. Keep on your special infrared State Department paranoia-detecting goggles…. ALGERIA – The U.S. State Department updated its travel warning to note that security risks are significant, especially in rural and remote areas, and overland travel between […]

Breaking Down the Travel Warnings