Ciudad del Este is a city on the Paraná River in Paraguay at the 'Tres Fronteras', or the three frontiers with Brazil and Argentina. City highlights include the central Museo Histórico Mensú, a museum with artifacts from the Chaco War. The Friendship Bridge connects the town to Brazil. The Triple Frontier has views to Argentina and Brazil. Nearby is the towering Salto del Monday waterfall. The city is a popular shopping destination for Brazilians and Argentineans.
Try to pick up at least a few basic greetings, directional questions, and common curiosities in the native language(s) before you leave for your trip.