Angel Falls. Photo: Erik Kleves Kristensen


The Andes mountains, beaches, plains, Amazon rainforest, and a busy capital – Venezuela has a bit of just about everything.

Matador has highlighted some of Venezuela’s natural wonders like Catatumbo Lightning that happens 140-160 days of the year near Lake Maracaibo, the towering and beautiful Angel Falls, and the beaches of Los Roques archipelago islands.

Venezuela Articles

Dear travelers to Venezuela: please don’t come visit until you’ve understood these 7 things

by Adriana Herrera

11 idioms Venezuelans have to explain to foreigners

by Mayela Schwartz

Some drug cartels now make more money from gold than cocaine

by Carolyn Beeler

One of Europe’s leading storm chasers shares the stories behind his gnarliest shots

by Jonas Piontek

Why a 6,000 percent price hike on gas won’t matter for Venezuelans

by Simeon Tegel

16 signs you were born and raised in Venezuela

by Karen Moreno

The 28 funniest Venezuelan expressions (and how to use them)

by Mayela Schwartz

13 things Venezuelans miss the most when they’re abroad

by Ana Liz Omaña Caverzan

20 real world places that have inspired Disney movies

by Matt Hershberger

11 phrases only Venezuelans understand

by Karen Moreno

14 of the world’s most dramatic waterfalls

by Hal Amen

How Hugo Chavez helped bring the US and Cuba closer together

by Girish Gupta

Yes, there’s a country other than Ukraine where things are getting out of control

by Matt Hershberger

You need to see what’s happening in Venezuela right now [vid]

by Cody Forest Doucette

Inside Torre de David, the world’s tallest slum [vid]

by Katka Lapelosová

Guyana, Venezuela and Colombia on motorcycle

by eric warren

15 weird natural phenomena [PICS]

by Sarah Park

5 intense wilderness rescue stories

by Adam Roy
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