Author - Stephen Gollan

The Best Photo Spots in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Looking for some great photo spots when in Rio de Janeiro?

I’ve got you covered. In this post I’ll show you some of the best spots for taking photos that are well known but also some hidden gems that you won’t want to miss.

The moment you land in Rio de Janeiro you will feel the beat of Brazil’s addictive and colorful culture. It’s a city of contrasts, modern cityscapes backing onto historic Portuguese districts, vibrant jungle-clad mountains, white sand beaches and sprawling colorful favela districts right next door to glamorous hotels. Its an addictive, chaotic, stunningly beautiful place that I can without a doubt say is one of my favorite places on earth. Rio has so much to offer when it comes to sights, food, and activities that it will impress even the most jaded of travelers. Grab a Caipirinha and follow the drums in one of South America’s top cities to visit. This photo spot guide for Rio de Janerio will make sure you see the best angles of this incredible destination.   

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Top Things to do Driving Iceland’s Ring Road

Driving Iceland’s Ring Road

After traveling Iceland extensively I can with out a doubt tell you the best way to experience this stunning nation is to drive what is referred to as the “Loop”. Iceland’s #1 highway slowly takes you through desolate lave fields, across epic fjords, past timeless landscapes, quaint villages and lets you experience Iceland at its own pace. Driving Iceland’s Ring Road also provides ample opportunities to make detours into the dramatic Westfjords, wild Snæfellsnes Peninsula and plenty more. Follow this guide to get the best out of Iceland’s Loop!

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How to Travel to Antarctica

How do I travel to Antarctica?

It’s quite often the first question I am asked after visiting all seven continents. To most, Antarctica is only a place of scientific research and for famous historical adventurers. However, there is a way to now visit Antarctica and has been for quite some time, but the problem was never logistics, it was the price. With tourism growing in this remote corner of the world, more and more opportunities for everyone to experience Antarctica are beginning to open up! Antarctica is just as addictive as it is incredible to visit. So put your polar boots and parka on and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime to the most remote continent on the planet, Antarctica! 

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How to Get Cheap Flights!

People always ask me how I can afford to travel so much, all of the time. It starts with hard work, dedication, and priorities but I definitely have some tricks up my sleeve that have saved me tons of money in the past. Knowing how to get cheap flights has been one of the things that has enabled me to see so much of this world. There are countless airlines, flight companies, and travel agencies out there that persistently fill up your inbox with what they claim are the latest deals. It can be incredibly difficult to differentiate between which of these are real bargains and which ones are just another marketing scheme to get you to pay full price for a flight. Read More

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