South America is a continent made for romance. As the birthplace of many seductive dances, this area knows how to show love and how to show it well. Newlyweds will love to take in the sights and culture of different places in South America while celebrating their love. Couples will enjoy being welcomed into the various countries by the friendly locals. There is a bevy of environments, including rainforests, beaches, deserts and even glaciers. South America offers a lot to a couple looking to bask in the afterglow of their wedding.
Couples can relax on a picturesque ride through Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Sail through Cartagena by charting a private boat and visit beautiful areas along the way. The Islas de Rosario and San Bernardo Archipelago are home to Cartagena’s best beaches. Lucky couples will spot dolphins in the water during their journey. Nearby the coastal city, Cartagena de Indias has enchanting colonial architecture and narrow cobbled streets. It’s the perfect place for lovers to take a stroll. It’s one of safest cities in the entire country. There are plenty of events going on every day couples can choose to partake in or they can take in the sights of the walled city.
Animal lovers should book their honeymoon at the Kabalebo Nature Resort for a front-row seat in the acclaimed Amazon Rainforest. The resort is only accessible by air, but safe for couples that choose to visit. The outpost is operated by descendants of the original inhabitants. Newlyweds can choose to sign up for walks through the jungle, kayak trips or enjoy the open bar and pool.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.