Even by speedboat, this journey up the Amazon takes 13 hours. But the slice of heaven at the end makes the trip worthwhile.
Known as the "most African city in the Western Hemisphere," this bustling Brazilian town is a collage of cultures.
Before you head to to any foreign country, it’s good to know about potential surprise fees, especially departure fees.
In all of my careful planning, I'd forgotten nothing ― except to apply for our visas.