Dubbed "little Venice" by Spanish explorers upon seeing houses on stilts at the water's edge, Venezuela still retains a bit of mystery. In some sections, this country is densely populated, but other areas remain a wilderness, largely uninhabited and marked by such visual splendors as Angel Falls.
BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE Caracas
Picture a lush tropical valley with a concrete jungle of buildings separated from the sea by a verdant wall of mountains. And if there isn't a literal fog hanging over the city, you may be in a figurative one if you adopt the local stay-up-all-night attitude. More Business Travel Guides
ANNUAL EVENT Feria del Sol
Translated to the "Fair of the Sun," Feria del Sol is an international cultural festival held in Mérida each February and includes bullfighting, cultural exhibits, concerts, parades, sports and a voting competition for La Reina Del Sol (Queen of the Sun).