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Rice Noodles from Vietnam
Rice Noodles from Vietnam

  |   Mekong River

Rice noodles are a special part of Vietnamese culture, heritage and history. We all know and recognize Asian culture for its noodles and Vietnamese food is no exception. The nationals have incorporated this ingredient into their dishes for years, with multiple different styles, traditionally made and cut by hand. 

Cambodian Khmer Garments - The History of the Krama Scarf
Cambodian Khmer Garments - The History of the Krama Scarf

  |   Mekong River

Are you a fan of multi-functional clothing? Of course you are. So are we - and our absolute favorite, we discovered across our Rainforest Cruises travels, is the beautiful Krama scarf of Cambodia. These uniquely applied garments have old stories with modern applications, making them not only beautiful but significant too.   

Global Wildlife Conservation - Get Involved the Easy Way with Ecosia
Global Wildlife Conservation - Get Involved the Easy Way with Ecosia

  |   Ecotourism

You may think that doing your bit towards global wildlife conservation would require hours of volunteering, or countless funds spread across charities worldwide. OK so sometimes it does. But we are here to explain to you one of the easiest ways you can get involved, without any subscriptions, junk emails or hard labour. It’s called Ecosia.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia - The Largest Salt Flats in the World
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia - The Largest Salt Flats in the World

  |   Bolivia

Nothing is more distinguished than the Salar de Uyuni slat flats, the largest salt flats in the entire world. You are probably familiar with them if you know anyone that has ever travelled across Bolivia. Notorious for the iconic travel-style photographs, this place has made a mark on every globetrotters’ South American map.

How to Choose a Galapagos Family Cruise
How to Choose a Galapagos Family Cruise

  |   Galapagos

There is no doubt that Ecuador is a sensational location. But when snorkeling in sheltered lagoons to catch a peek at white-tip reef sharks or visiting the Breeding Centre to admire hatchling turtles is mentioned, you’ll officially become the new favorite family member.

How to Get to the Pantanal
How to Get to the Pantanal

  |   Pantanal

Although the Pantanal region is more accessible now than it ever has been before, getting to and around the Pantanal is still a challenge. This part of the world does not take kindly to spontaneity so it is important that you have everything organized in advance if you are planning a trip there.

Luxury Lodges in the Pantanal
Luxury Lodges in the Pantanal

  |   Pantanal

Despite being the largest tropical wetlands in the world, the Pantanal has managed to stay off South America’s mainstream tourist trail, meaning that the area is virtually untouched and the tranquility and serenity are in full force. The luxury lodges in the Pantanal are eco-lodges and aim to produce as little carbon footprint as possible, in order to ensure that the region stays protected.

Weather in the Amazon: Ecuador
Weather in the Amazon: Ecuador

  |   Weather

In this article we are going to focus on the Ecuadorian portion of the Amazon and take a look at the weather and climate you can expect to find there at different points in the year.

Amazon Cruise Journeys for the Culture Hungry Traveler
Amazon Cruise Journeys for the Culture Hungry Traveler

  |   Amazon Tours

Are you the type of traveler hungry for more? Never leave a trip without inspecting every inch of fascinating local culture and territorial trademarks? Then look no further - we have exactly what your hunger needs. Let us fill your appetite with up close and personal experiences, all starting from the intriguingly captivating mouth of the amazon. 

Ancient Ruins in Peru
Ancient Ruins in Peru

  |   Peru

Peru is home to a wide selection of the worlds most fascinatingly bio-diverse landscapes. Specifically, some of the most precious gems found in this diverse kingdom are the ancient ruins in Peru. Reaching 2,430 metres above sea level, there is no arguing that Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley is in fact the most profoundly known preservation of ancient Incan society in Peru.

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises, Galapagos Islands tours, and Southeast Asia cruises. We provide you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama and Southeast Asia. As travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure.

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