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Laura Rendell-Dunn

Laura

Laura Rendell-Dunn

Product and Marketing

With a Brazilian mother and an Anglo-Peruvian husband, trilingual Laura will admit that she is rather biased when it comes to her favourite regions of Latin America. Her top picks are the Peruvian Andes, Fernando de Noronha in northeast Brazil and Rio.

Laura has a comprehensive knowledge of the length and breadth of Brazil’s coastline as well as a huge amount of other travel experience from her days as a Journey Latin America tour leader. Having joined the company in 2001, she can now be found in the Press and Marketing Department.

My favourite place in Latin America

Rio de Janeiro must be the most exciting and beautiful city in all the Americas, if not the world. Where else in the world can you find a city which has rainforest growing inside it, huge outcrops of rock peppering the landscape and white sand beaches lining the coastline?

My top tips

1.

The weather in Rio can be difficult to predict, so if you're only staying a short while and the first day is clear and sunny, don’t waste any time – head up to Corcovado mountain where Christ the Redeemer overlooks the city for those legendary Rio views.

2.

“Weigh and pay” (comida por kilo) restaurants are a typically Brazilian way to have lunch on the go – plus if you are not sure about ordering off a menu, it is a great introduction to the cuisine as you choose the food from a buffet before getting your plate weighed at the till. 

3.

For me, the mouth-watering food is always one of the highlights of visiting Peru. Don't leave Lima without trying the delicious, fresh ceviche, and I would also highly recommend lomo saltado (beef stir-fry), aji de gallina (creamy chicken curry) and carapulcra (potato and pork stew).

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