A long curtain of water spills over verdant cliffs.

Best of Brazil 21-Day Travel Itinerary

Three weeks is probably the minimum amount of time required to get a quick sampling of some of Brazil’s most noteworthy attractions, landscapes, and cultures. Considering the country’s sheer size and diversity, and the distances and travel time involved, this itinerary is very selective. After all, the goal is to enjoy your time, not to exhaust yourself, and many of Brazil’s destinations involve some sort of relaxation.

Plan a Visit to El Bolsón, Argentina

El Bolsón, Argentine Patagonia’s counterculture capital, may be the place to replace your faded tie-dyes. It’s also a beauty spot in a fertile valley between stunning longitudinal mountain ranges ideal for hiking. Here are highlights for travelers, along with information to help plan your visit from getting there to what to see and do.

A Colombian fruit market.

All About Colombian Fruits

Colombia is a land bursting with exotic fruit. Sold from the back of pickup trucks by farmers on the roadside, overflowing at stalls in colorful markets in every town and village, you’ll find higos, uchuvas, mangostinos, and a lot more. Learn about them here.

Kualapu‘u Cookhouse is one of the few places to grab a bite on Moloka‘i.

Where to Eat on Moloka‘i

Though choices for where to eat on Moloka‘i are limited, that at least makes it easy to decide. You’re not going to find anything fancy here; laid-back, filling plate lunches and do-it-yourself picnics from the market are Moloka‘i’s culinary speed.

A Polynesian fire dancer performs at a luau.

Luau Traditions and Kalua Pig

The luau is an island institution. Learn about luau traditions in families and how visitors can take part in the experience and a succulent meal of kalua pig.

Take a sunset cruise aboard a Sail Trilogy catamaran.

Take a Sunset Cruise in West Maui

Few Maui activities are more iconic than a sunset sail off the West Maui coastline. You have your choice of vessels and experiences, from sailing catamarans serving select appetizers to more yacht-like full-bar and restaurant dinner cruises.

When it comes to plate lunch Da Kitchen has the most ono-kine, broke da mouth grinds anywhere in town.

Where to Eat in Kahului, Maui

When it comes to deciding where to eat in Kahului, you won’t lack for choices. Cuisines range from Hawaiian local to Asian to European, and you’ll even find authentic Mexican on offer. Casual dining rules in Kahului, with at least one very satisfying fine dining establishment.

Casanova has all the makings of a romantic date night you might find in a big city in a town that doesn’t even have stoplights.

Where to Eat in Makawao, Maui

Even laid-back Makawao town has managed to get in on the recent explosion in food tours, with tasty and informative results. But on a tour or not, from American with a twist to traditional Hawaiian to authentic Italian and a good bit between, here’s where to eat in Makawao.