South America flights from $1,099 return with Qantas

Spend 2018 exploring Lima, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo or Santiago. Qantas has flights to four of South America’s favourite hot spots from $1,099 return. It doesn’t matter which city you take off to either, be it Lima, Rio, Sao Paulo or Santiago, as fares to all four cities start at this price on departures from Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane. Flights are also available from Perth...

The next big offshore oil boom will be in South America

Say what you will about offshore oil and gas exploration, but it’s still alive and kicking—high production costs and all. The latest demonstration of the viability of deepwater projects, even in the post-2014 oil industry era, comes from none other than Brazil. On Wednesday, the country’s National Petroleum Agency put 287 oil and gas blocks up for auction, and only 37 found buyers. Too few, it...

MSC Cruises Prepares for the Holidays

MSC Cruises is busy getting ready for the holiday season, revealing details on their Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s festivities. Highlights of the line’s seasonal voyages include: Thanksgiving on MSC Divina MSC Divina‘s November 18 departure to Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Mexico, and the Bahamas will be a festive voyage with a Thanksgiving flair. Guests will enjoy a traditional...

Bizarre tourism video promoting sex island getaway

Most of us know about those grubby clubs and resorts offering a special type female company, but never has sex tourism tried to edge into the mainstream like this before. A private island in Colombia has released a video, which is going viral, about their „sex island experience“ this November. The high end holiday break involves transfers to the island of Cali, fifteen minutes from the...

Three South American nations in joint bid for World Cup 2030

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay have formally launched South America’s three-nation bid to host the 2030 World Cup and said Argentina would likely host the majority of the tournament’s stadiums. The presidents of the three nations, who announced in August that they were teaming up to bid for the tournament, kicked off the campaign at the Casa Rosada, Argentina’s government palace. They said that...

On sale now: the first budget flights from London to Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the latest destination to join the ever-growing list of long-haul cities available to Britons travelling on a budget. The Argentinian capital will be on the end of a new 13-hour route from London Gatwick, courtesy of low-cost airline Norwegian, with flights commencing from February next year – and prices from £299 one way. The carrier, which in April launched its first long-haul...

Istanbul Symphony Orchestra to perform in South America

The Istanbul Symphony Orchestra (IDSO) is set to go on a tour in South America. Under the baton of chief conductor Milan Turkovic, violinists Vadim Repin and Rebecca Hartmann will accompany the orchestra. With the organization of Dr. Martin Ochs from Konzert-und Tourneemanagement, the concerts will take place between June 18 and 30. IDSO will give six concerts in four countries including Brazil, Peru,...

Buenos Aires becomes first Green Award port in South America

Buenos Aires has become the first port in South America to join the Green Award. In a statement the Port of Administration of Buenos Aires said it had evaluated the advantages of several initiatives to encourage healthy and safe operations in the port and went for the Green Award. “Since the port is in a strategic location, the metropolitan area of the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, the Port Administration...

South America ready for the APB World Tour

The world’s best bodyboarders are getting ready for the South American leg of the 2017 APB World Tour. After two challenging events in Pipeline and Teahupoo, it’s time for the pro riders to travel to Brazil and Chile, where they will battle for points in three exciting venues: Itacoatiara, El Gringo, and Antofagasta. Despite missing the first stop of the season in Hawaii, Jared Houston...

South America distributes half of the missionary books of the world

On Saturday, May 27, a great movement of Adventists delivered millions of missionary books in eight South American countries. For Seventh-day Adventists in South America, May has became known as the month for the Impact Hope project. This project reached its tenth edition May 27, with an active participation of 2.5 million members who distributed more than 20 million free copies of the book Em Busca...