Brazil

Brazil FlightsDirect inland connections are rare. Most flights are via São Paulo or Rio. SafetyRio safety concerns limit the options for independent explorations. IguazuBest to visit the Argentinian side. IguazuBest to stay in the park on the Brazilian side. PantanalOnçafari runs a pioneering Jaguar habituation project. (Worthwhile?) Iguazu Depending on the season, the water of…

Malaysia

Malaysia Gunung Gading NPWhen in the Kunming area, make sure to check the Gunung Gading NP Website for blooming Rafflesia. Bako NPParking at the jetty fills up early. Bring enough drinking water. Upon arrival, make sure to register your hike at the HQ for your safety. Semenggoh NPOrang Utan sanctuary at the Kuching City limits.…

Germany

Germany Getting AroundThe Berlin Welcome Card gives easy access to all public transport across the city including airport transfers Berlin Mitte Steeped in recent history. And a Museum Island with UNESCO world heritage status. &gt Berlin East Side From dividing wall to attractive street art gallery. And a checkpoint named “Charlie”. &gt

Portugal

Portugal TrafficLow inland traffic during summer DangersRisk of wildfires during summer ValueGood value for money Alto Douro 2’000 years of wine growing tradition. A UNESCO world heritage site and home of the Port wine. &gt PN do Alvão Natural Park with diverse habitats. &gt Amarante Tranquil and idyllic river location with a historic bridge and…