TAM and South African Airways sign agreement increasing access to destinations

South African Airways (SAA) and Brazilian carrier TAM Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement to increase access to destinations in both countries for both leisure and business travellers. This codeshare agreement aims to make it easier for tourists and business travellers to travel between the two countries and have greater access to different destinations/ Destinations…

Argentina sees a fall in tourists with international visitors down by 13.5%

According to INDEC, the number of tourists arriving in Argentina plunged 13.5% in the first six months of the year, compared with the same period last year, which the number of Argentines who travelled abroad increased by 4%. A total of 1,152,170 foreign visitors arrived in Argentina so far this year, while 1,362,553 Argentines travelled…

The amazing colours of Laguna Verde, Argentina as seen from Space

The NASA Earth Observatory site shares a range of amazing images and this image of the Laguna Verde in NorthWest Argentina is truly mesmerising. This photograph was taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station. The various bright colours of the water are apparently due to a variety of microscopic organisms that live in…

Iguazu Falls, Argentina: The wonder in under a minute

One of the greatest natural wonders of the world, Iguazu Falls are a must-see for any visit to South America. Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Brazilian state of Parana and Argentine province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. They are…

Can you spot your holiday? Incredible images that reveal where we fly every day

According to the Daily Mail, a Canadian transportation planner has created stunning kaleidoscope-style flight path visualisations of every flight in a day by using flight data from around the world. Michael Markieta works for engineering and design firm Arup and spent the past year developing the flight paths to understand how the world is connected….

2000 year-old Mayan pyramid bulldozed for gravel for road filler

Mayan pyramid that dates back to pre-Columbian times is bulldozed by Belize construction crew. The BBC reports that officials in Belize say a construction company has destroyed one of the country’s largest Mayan pyramids. The Head of the Belizean Institute of Archaelogy, Jaime Awe said the Noh Mul temple was levelled by a road-building company…