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8 Interesting Facts about the Amazon Rainforest

interesting facts about the Amazon rainforest

A vast region of more than 2.6 million square miles of dense forests, the Amazon spans across the South American nations of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Encompassing about 40 percent of South America, the Amazon basin approximates the …

Mark Your Calendars: Visa-Free Travel to Brazil Begins June 17th

visa-free travel to Brazil

Did you know that 95 percent of tourists who visit Brazil can’t wait to return? Or, that 98 percent of visitors rate Brazilian hospitality as some of the best in the world? If you’ve been longing for a Brazil family adventure but dreading the thought …

One World Futbol World Cup Giveaway: help a community in the Amazon get their own indestructible soccer ball

On day 4 of our Amazon expedition in Brazil we stop in Moura, a community of 500 inhabitants along the Rio Negro. Here our families meet folks from the local community. We visit their library for a story telling session before engaging in a special activity with …