Tourism

Venetian thermal baths: natural remedies for personal well-being Veneto is a region of Italy with more than 2,000 years of tradition when it comes to well-being and personal care. Most of its spas are located in the lush green setting of the Euganean Hills, which, with 240 thermal springs, represents the largest concentration of thermal springs in Europe. The mud and water are unique to this area and cannot be found elsewhere. From its source in the Lessini Mountains, the thermal waters permeate at depths of up to 3,000 metres below the ground, traveling 80km over a period of 25…

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Experience the wonders of Veneto, by playing golf! Exploring Veneto means strolling through the region’s vineyards, taking in the local art and history, enjoying breakfast in front of Venice’s Piazza San Marco, and, to top it all off, ending the day sipping Prosecco on board your yacht (or House Boat) whilst you admire the Palladian Villas that line the banks of River Sile or River Brenta. These are just some of the unforgettable experiences that this incredible place promises its visitors. Immersed in nature and beyond the more routine of itineraries, you can uncover countless wonders and look upon distinct…

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Check out all the latest flight information selected especially for you! Air Europa – a daily flight between São Paulo and London Gatwick, via Madrid, was launched in March this year. Other new flights as of May 2019, all from Madrid, include 2 more flights to Salvador (Bahia), 3 to Rio de Janeiro and 3 to Recife (Pernambuco). Air France & KLM – Air France & KLM have joined forces with Brazilian airline GOL and are set to inaugurate a new hub in Brazil, with flights to Fortaleza (Ceará) operated by KLM and Joon. From Fortaleza, passengers will be…

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The VBRATA Brazilian Road Show visited three major UK cities Visit Brazil Travel, Cultural and Business Association, a UK-based specialist in Brazil, brought a close to their unique Brazilian Road Show in Bristol on 5 June. The objective of the road show was to actively promote Brazil as a tourist destination among the British travel trade. The VBRATA Brazilian Road Show visited three major UK cities this year: Brighton on 17 May, Manchester on 23 May, and Bristol on 5 June. This year’s edition included the participation of some key travel partners: EMBRATUR, Ceará State Tourism, LATAM Airlines, TAP Portugal…

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Known as the ‘Caribbean of the Amazon’, Alter do Chão is the perfect destination to relax, in a paradisiacal setting of unequalled beauty Brazil accounts for 12% of the world’s freshwaters, more than any other country, and boasts crystal blue waters and pristine white sands, such as those found at Alter do Chão. The village dates back 260 years and is replete with cultural attractions and natural beauty. Famous worldwide, Alter do Chão gained international recognition when The Guardian newspaper listed it amongst the ten most beautiful beaches in Brazil, and named it the tourist destination with the most stunning…

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Central London is generously stocked with attractions that celebrate all things royal, but there’s plenty more to see within just a short train ride. Here are our top tips for royal days out steeped in history, both past and present. Richmond Park, Richmond upon Thames Richmond Park, a former hunting ground of Henry VIII, is still home to red and fallow deer, as well as some 2,500 acres of wooded hills, grassland and wide-open spaces. This protected Royal Park is a walker’s paradise, and given that it’s only 45 minutes from central London, is the perfect place to escape the…

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Discover a side of London that most tourists (and many Londoners) have never seen Morning: Roman Amphitheatre and Police Museum Start your day with the City of London’s Guildhall Galleries. Venture down to the basement, entrance is free to the public, and explore the remains of London’s Roman amphitheatre. Next, sleuth your way around the City of London Police Museum, which tells the story of crime and policing in the City. Lunch: Café in the Crypt Café in the Crypt underneath St Martin-in-the-Fields church in Trafalgar Square In warmer months, you can stroll across the square for a drink at Vista, the rooftop bar…

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The art of lace making is one of the Brazilian cultural expressions that fascinates people given its intricacy and beauty You must have seen it during the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics: there centre stage, a circle of women dressed in gorgeous white dresses, weaving. Well, these were female lace makers. This craft arrived in Brazil in the 18th Century, thanks to Portuguese families. Found mainly in the Northeast, the lace makers live scattered across the states of Bahia, Alagoas, Pernambuco and Paraíba. Lace is a transparent, thin and delicate fabric that can take various forms, with interlaced designs…

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London is one of the largest and most diverse cities in the world. However, there are some rules of etiquette which only the locals seem to be aware of. Have a look at this list of 5 things one should not do in London:   If you are going to stop, don’t stay on the left Perhaps the most important of London’s rules, it applies mainly to escalators. If you happen to find yourself on one, never stand still on the left-hand side. Local consensus dictates that the left-hand side is for those in a hurry. If you want to…

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Whatever the reason – holidays, a weekend away, or moving home – it’s essential to consider your dog’s well-being and ensure that they too are able enjoy this “change of scenery” Before you travel, whether by car, bus or plane, ideally you should seek the advice of your local vet, so as to limit the chances of your dog getting sick. During car journeys dogs of up to 10kg are allowed to sit in their own seats, with a seat belt strapped to their collar. Another option is to use a transport container. It is important to make regular pit…

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