The best time to visit Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is from December and through March where the temperatures are between 27 - 30 °C ( 82 - 86 °F). If you fancy samba, carnival and dancing the night away, mark your calendar for February 7, 2013.
You can combine your independent travel to Rio with a 6-days Carnival in Rio Package, including Carnival Parade and entrance to the Sambadrome. See details.
If you want to dig a little deeper into every day life in this famous Brazilian city, choose a life-changing experience as a volunteer in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. You will be assisting in a community-run daycare that provides support to over 50 children. However, you will also have time to be a tourist; spend your weekends touring Rio and the mighty Iguassu Falls.Tell me more...
Find flight, accommodation and other travel resources on the page about Rio. Also see Rio Attractions.
If you are going for stunning tropical surroundings, nice people and accommodation, giving you real value for money, choose Phuket in Thailand. The weather is at its nicest from September until March.
Read about Phuket and Phuket attractions.
Combine your independent travel to Thailand with a 7-days sailing adventure and island hopping from Phuket and experience some of the best snorkelling and diving in the world. Tell me more...
Bondi Beach, on the east coast of Australia, is a suburb of the city of Sydney, so you can eaily combine the surfing trip with a stay in Sydney.
Get away from cold weather and freezing toes on a 5-days surfing adventure in Byron Bay, Australia. You'll learn all the basics of board surfing from your fully qualified surf instructor.
Find Sydney rentals, hotels, hostels and attractions and read more about Sydney.