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Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

top of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

If it’s your first time in Rio in Brazil, you can’t pass up relaxing and people-watching along the shores of Copacabana or Ipanema. But don’t spend all of your time at the shore; the Marvelous City has more spectacular natural beauty to offer with sites like Tijuca National Park and Sugar Loaf. Venture into charming neighborhoods like Santa Teresa and Lapa, to get a real taste of what it means to be a Cariocas (native Brazilians born in Rio de Janeiro).

Here are the top 5 things to do in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Top Things to Do in Lima, Peru

Lima, Peru

Are you currently planning a trip to Peru? Then, you are probably wondering if Lima is worth a visit and how much time you should be spending in the city, right? So let me tell you, of all the cities in South America, Lima surprised me the most. There are just so many amazing things to do in Lima!

Yellowstone National Park, the First American National Park

Yellowstone National Park

A travel story of America’s first national park by Right Now Cleaning and Restoration, a carpet cleaning company in Butte MT, not far from Yellowstone:

Yellowstone National Park is one of those places were all components of nature have come together. We were a group of young students having a diverse propensity towards traveling and unique adventure habits. While we were traveling through America, we wanted to visit a place, which had a lot of offer for almost everyone in our group. Some of us liked to enjoy nature, landscapes, rivers, lakes, hiking. Others were more interested in places that had more to tell about the history of human civilization and the life on our planet.

Sarajevo, Bosnia: Five Things To Do

Sarajevo, Bosnia town

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, Sarajevo, is an astonishing city which is located in a valley. The city wears its heart on its sleeve showing its scars on its buildings. This great city is a place where East meets west.

Here are the top 5 things to do in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Stroll around Old Town:

You can walk over the Latin Bridge towards Bascarsija Square (Pigeon Square). This is the greatest starting point for exploring the Old Town of the city.  The historic Old Town is friendly and amazing, and looks like to one of the best European cities, Krakow.

The Coppersmiths’ Shops:

The Old Town is full of shops where you can purchase beautiful hand pounded copper souvenirs. Notice that not all of the goods are created equal. There are some shops which are known for their high quality souvenirs such as coppersmith Ismet i Ismir’s shop.

Ćevapi:


Ćevapi is one of the most delicious meals you will ever eat. It is a minced meat formed into cylinder sausage shapes. It is served with fresh bread, raw onions and kajmak. Do not leave Bosnia & Herzegovina without trying this local dish.
It is also cheap; you’ll get all this deliciousness for just a few dollars.

Local brews:

There is one of the largest beer halls in the whole Europe there in Pivnica HS. You can sample some local freshly brewed beers. The location of Pivnica HS is just a block outside Old Town and next door to Sarajevskaya Brewery.


Find out more about the Region’s History:

The history of the recent war is still alive on the building of the city. The Complete Sarajevo War Tour with Toorico Tours will teach you a lot about the history of the city and the war. The tour starts at the Tunnel Museum where you will be able to explore the tunnel that provided Sarajevo with food, arms and other supplies during the three year siege. After that, the tour goes to the mountains surrounding the city.

You should go only with tours because the area is still full of land mines. The tour includes Igman Mountain where you can see the Olympic ski jumping hills and walk through the remnants of what once was the most luxurious hotel in the mountains which was burned down during the war. You will also see the snipers’ nests and the Old Jewish Cemetery which is another stronghold for Serbian snipers during the war.

The tour guides are usually friendly and full of information. There are some guides who have personal stories and experiences during the siege and those make the experience great.

 

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