Surinam hosts a mix of cultures ? Indian, Pakistani and Chinese immigrants, former slaves from sub-saharan Africa, Amerindians ? and this kaleidoscope of cultures makes this country charmingly mysterious.
Coastal Nature Reserves and Brownsberg National Park take tourists to the heart of the wildlife.
The hot and very humid climate can be very difficult to tolerate at times.
Pickpockets have increased in Paramaribo in the past few years. Avoid certain areas.