Author: Marcela Faé

Saltos del Monday, The Paraguayan hidden gem

A lot of people that travel to Foz do Iguassu, cross the border to Paraguay just to enjoy the amazing prices at Ciudad del Este. What most people don’t realise is there’s more than just cheap stuff on that side of Ponte da Amizade – or friendship bridge, if you’re into translating names. One of the main attractions there is Cataratas Saltos del Monday. Saltos del Monday are 3 huge waterfalls you can find on the Monday River. And Monday is not like the day of the week, it is actually a Guarani word that means “waters that rolls”...

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A trip to Cataratas do Iguassu in Brazil

A trip to Cataratas do Iguassu in Brazil All the answers for your questions about the largest waterfalls in South America  When we speak about natural beauty, Brazil is one of the champions and we all know that. A living proof of why Brazil hold this title is the incredible set of waterfalls on the border of Argentina and Brazil called Cataratas do Iguassu. I personally think that everyone, at least once, should travel to Brazil and discover all the beauties there. But again, I’m Brazilian so I’m biased. If you’ve never been to the Cataratas do Iguaçu (This...

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Parque das Aves: Our incredible experience at the Bird Park of Foz do Iguaçu

One of the most impressive attractions in Foz, besides the obvious waterfalls, is the bird park. The Parque das Aves, literal translation from Bird Park, is around 300 or 400 meters from the National Park and the world famous Cataratas do Iguaçu (Iguassu Falls). It’s set within the 16 hectares area of Atlantic Forest, a sub-tropical rainforest – or if you wanna sound like a local, say Mata Atlântica – and provides shelter for around a thousand birds of over 150 species as well as butterflies and reptiles from both all South America and other exotic places. The park...

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Easy tips for shooting better travel photos and a few words about my gear

Over the past decade, photography has been my favorite way to remember a place. Some people like to go to souvenir shops, some might even like to keep museum or exhibition tickets but since most of the time I’m living off my cabin size luggage, I cannot give myself this luxury. I know that many of you, regardless the reason, like to have good travel photos to document and remember your travels. I’ve decided to write a post with easy tips about shooting better travel photos to make your memories better and to talk a little bit more about...

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The Best Gifts for Photographers who like to travel

The Best Gifts for Photographers who like to travel Ideas for this holiday season  All travel photographers – and other kinds of photographers to be honest – know that with the holiday season comes together with a great hope of maybe, perhaps, who knows… getting some new gear from your loved ones. If you have a person like me, a travel photographer, in your life this post might help you choose the best gifts for photographers on the go. And if you are a travel photographer, save this link and share it with your family and friends. You...

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Moscow Subway: Its Secrets and Curious Facts

The magnificent Moscow Subway And its curious facts, secrets and more  The most important city in Russia has many beauties and some of it are hidden in magnificent and flamboyant galleries underground. One of the first things that comes to mind when you think about Moscow is: Moscow Subway Stations. Well, at least for me it is. The subway in Moscow alone is a reason to visit this marvelous city. It is more than a path between point A to B, it is a unique experience by itself. We went to Moscow to see Russia’s largest military parade in Saint...

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Top things to do in Lisbon (and more)

Top things to do in Lisbon Let us show you the best of Portugal's capital city  Lisbon is a cosmopolitan city filled with history and beauty. There are so many things to do in Lisbon, so much to see that sometimes you’ll feel like you don’t have enough time. Save this post and use it as a guide line of the best to do, see and eat in Portugal’s capital. One of the bets features of this amazing city is the super well connected airport and low prices. In other words, I’m saying that Portugal is the place to...

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Photographer’s editions of things to do in Slovenia

Definitive list of things to do in Slovenia Photographer’s edition  I was about to write another post about “top things to do in Slovenia“. But instead of that, I rather do a list of the best places to see and photograph in Slovenia. Fotostrasse was invited to stay for 10 days in one of Europe’s greenest countries: Slovenia. We visited the country from bottom to top, from left to right during those wonderful 10 days and here are our favorite spots. Keep in mind that we are a travel blog with a strong focus in photography, so all...

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