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Salitre - Restaurants in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Salitre, in Ipanema, is a great restaurant for wine lovers and a top choice for a romantic date in Rio.

The Ambience at Salitre Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro Restaurants, Brazil
The ambience at Salitre Ipanema is sophisticated and just right for romantic dining in Rio de Janeiro.

Wine at Salitre Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro Restaurants, Brazil
The wine cellar at Salitre Ipanema has 800 labels, including rare wines.

The Cuisine at Salitre Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro Restaurants, Brazil
Salitre, in Ipanema, serves contemporary international and Brazilian cuisine, carefully paired with wine.

Hours, Address & Contact Information - Salitre Ipanema, Rio, Brazil
Hours, address and contact information at Salitre Ipanema and Salitre Barra in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Grao da Terra - Review of Grao da Terra, Paraty, Brazil
Grao da Terra, a vegetarian restaurant in Paraty, serves wholesome lunches, snacks, and many juice blends, including sunlight juice.

Gaucho Park - Gramado Attractions, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Gaucho Park, a theme park dedicated to the gaucho culture, is one of the top attractions in Gramado, in Brazil's southernmost state.

Indigenous Style Horsemanship at Gaucho Park, Gramado, Brazil
Gaucho Park in Gramado, Brazil, features indigenous-style horsemanship demos among its attractions.

Gaucho Town - Attractions at Gaucho Park, Gramado, Brazil
A village with recreations of traditional pampa dwellings are among the attractions at Gaucho Park in Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Gaucho Memorial at Parque Gaucho, Gramado Brazil
The Gaucho Memorial, with over 1,000 items, is one of the attractions at the Gaucho Park in Gramado, Brazil

The Restaurant at Gaucho Park - Gramado Attractions, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Gaucho Park in Gramado, Brazil offers an array of regional Rio Grande do Sul food, including barbecue.

Where to Stay in Boipeba Island, Brazil
Boipeba, on Bahia's Dende Coast, is one of Brazil's most attractive and peaceful island destinations. Find out where to stay.

Where to Stay in Boipeba Island, Brazil
Boipeba, on Bahia's Dende Coast, is one of Brazil's most attractive and peaceful island destinations. Find out where to stay.

Studio Formana - Profile and Photos of Studio Formana, Florianopolis, Brazil
Studio Formana, a guesthouse overlooking Lagoa da Conceicao, is one of the most charming places to stay in Florianopolis. Discover Studio Formana. Page 8.

Studio Formana - Profile and Photos of Studio Formana, Florianopolis, Brazil
Studio Formana, a guesthouse overlooking Lagoa da Conceicao, is one of the most charming places to stay in Florianopolis. Discover Studio Formana. Page 7.

Studio Formana - Profile and Photos of Studio Formana, Florianopolis, Brazil
Studio Formana, a guesthouse overlooking Lagoa da Conceicao, is one of the most charming places to stay in Florianopolis. Discover Studio Formana. Page 9.

Ibirapuera Auditorium
Ibirapuera Auditorium is the place for musical performances in Ibirapuera Park.

Bandeirantes Monument
Bandeirantes Monument near the entrance to Ibirapuera Park

Museu Afro-Brasil
Museu Afro-Brasil is one of the best things to do in Ibirapuera Park

Restaurant in Ibirapuera Park
The Green, where you can eat lunch in Ibirapuera Park

Places for kids to play in Ibirapuera Park
Parque Ibirapuera has places for kids to play, too.

Playground in Ibirapuera Park
playground in Ibirapuera Park. Brazil Travel.

Marquise of Ibirapuera Park
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Lake in Ibirapuera Park
The lake in Ibirapuera Park. Brazil Travel.

Interior of Oca
Architectural details of the interior of Oca

Mural by Os Gemeos
Os Gemeos mural in Ibirapuera Park

Ibirapuera Park for leisure, art and architecture
Ibirapuera Park is an important place for leisure, art and architecture

A Quick Guide to Brazilian Portuguese Pronunciation
The basics of Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation to help travelers to Brazil read and speak Portuguese

Igreja de São Francisco de Assis
The most important church of Ouro Preto, the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi

The Peak of Itacolomy
Peak of Itacolomy is the highest point of Ouro Preto

The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi
The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi is an excellent example of the Brazilian Baroque architectural style.

Church of Our Lady of Mercy
Church of Our Lady of Mercy in Ouro Preto

Colonial Architecture in Ouro Preto
Typical houses in Ouro Preto show the influence of colonial architecture on this former mining town.

Tiradentes Square
Tirandentes Square and the Museum of the Inconfidencia independence movement in Ouro Preto

Namoradeiras on the Town Square
Namoradeiras in the window in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais

Ouro Preto, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Why Ouro Preto is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Museu de Inconfidência
Museu de Inconfidência in Ouro Preto on the main town square, the Tiradentes Square

One of Ouro Preto's many churches
A view of a hillside church in Ouro Preto

The church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo
The Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at the top of Ouro Preto

View from Tiradentes Square
Tiradentes Square leads to two of Ouro Preto's most important landmarks.

Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição
The Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição where Aleijadinho is buried

View of Ouro Preto
A view of Ouro Preto from the main square

Tips for Eating Like a Local in Brazil
5 tips for eating like a local in Brazil, including what street food to eat in Brazil and how to eat at a per kilo restaurant in Brazil

5 Best Street Foods in Brazil
5 famous street foods that any traveler to Brazil should try. Street food in Brazil is tasty, cheap, and clean and offers travelers the opportunity to try typical foods.

Best Museums in Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 of the best museums in São Paulo, Brazil, including museum descriptions and logistics for visiting

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Things to Do in Brazil
Discover Brazil's festivals and events, museums, sightseeing, and travel by special interests.

Where to Go in Brazil
A guide to the best destinations in Brazil, from the About.com Brazil Travel Guide.

Brazil Travel Planner - Plan Your Trip to Brazil - Brazil Travel Tips
Brazil travel planning is easier with these tips about visas, documents, vaccination requirements, health alerts, and hotels.

Metric Conversions for Visitors to Brazil
If you're not used to the metric system, here's a chance to practice even before you leave for Brazil.

Brazil Travel Guide - Attractions, Points of Interest
Brazil Travel Guide from About.com. A Brazil Travel Guide by a native Brazilian featuring beaches, cities, travel tips, top attractions, ecotourism, lodging, culture and food.

Andaraí Attractions
Andarai, a gateway to Chapada Diamantina National Park, is rich in natural and cultural attractions.

Ecotourism and Adventure Travel in Igatu
Ecotourism and Adventure in Igatu - Chapada Diamantina Travel

Igatu Travel - How to Get There, Where to Stay
Practical tips for the traveler in Igatu.

Igatu
Igatu, part of Andaraí, is one of Brazil's quaintest villages and a tale of rebirth in Chapada Diamantina.

Igatu Travel: The Urban Park
Igatu Travel: Bairro Luis dos Santos and Reserva Natural da Manga do Ceu.

Igatu and Art
Galeria Arte & Memoria - Igatu Attractions

Traditions and Celebrations in Igatu
Festivals and celebrations in Igatu - Chapada Diamantina Travel

Rio 450
Rio de Janeiro, the Wonderful City, has a yearlong celebration of its 450th anniversary in 2015.

Suite at Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
Some of the suites at the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas are roomy enough for the whole family. Page 4.

Rapelling at Iguaçu National Park
Rapelling at Iguaçu National Park. Page 7.

Pool at Night
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas: the pool, a magical place after dark. Page 2.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Macuco Safari - Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. Page 8.

Helicopter Over Iguaçu National Park
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, can arrange helicopter tours. Page 6.

Aerial View of Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
An aerial view of Belmond Hotel das Cataratas reveals just how spectacular its location is.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 6.

Facade - Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
Facade of the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. Page 2.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 9.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Suite at Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. Page 9.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 7.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 3.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 3.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 8.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 5.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 11.

Hotel das Cataratas - Profile and Photos of Hotel das Cataratas, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 14.

Hotel das Cataratas Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Hotel das Cataratas, the only hotel within Iguacu National Park in Brazil, reopens with Orient Express flair, after a two-year restoration. Page 17.

Trancoso Travel Guide
A Trancoso travel guide with tips about Trancoso beaches, accommodations, tours, restaurants, nightlife and New Year's Eve.

Maracana Stadium - Rio de Janeiro Attractions
Discover Maracana, in Rio de Janeiro, one of the host stadiums in FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 and 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Brazil
Ten reasons why you should visit Brazil.

Brejo Verruga Mine - Igatu Attractions - Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil
In the Brejo-Verruga Mine in Igatu, Andarai, a tunnel recovered by hand contains clay sculptures paying homage to deceased miners.

Lá em Casa
At Lá em Casa, in Belém, chef Daniela Martins serves a creative take on the rich culinary of Pará State.

Butterfly House
Butterflies, sunbitterns thrive at Mangal das Garças, one of the top attractions in Belém.

Butterfly House
Butterfly House. Brazil Travel.

Mangal das Garcas - Top Attractions in Belem, Para, Brazil
One of the top attractions in Belém gives tourists a chance to enjoy Amazon wildlife without leaving town.

Museu Casa do Pontal
Considered Brazil's largest and most significant folk art museum, Museu Casa do Pontal, in Rio de Janeiro, offers a vast panorama of Brazilian creativity.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 6.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 10.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 2.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 8.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 8.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 7.

Morrao Trail - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 5.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 3.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 4.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 12.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 9.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 11.

Morrao Trail to Aguas Claras - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 6.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 12.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 4.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 2.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 16.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 4.

Morrao Trail - Trilha do Morrao - Hiking in Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Photos of the Morrao trail towards Aguas Claras. The trail is near Palmeiras, in the northwest of Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil. Page 15.

Stuzzi - Top Gelaterias in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Stuzzi, one of the best gelaterias in Sao Paulo, follows a family tradition started in Italy.

Itacaré
Itacare, in Bahia, is one of Brazil's top surfing and summer destinations. Surrounded by beaches with lush vegetation, Itacare has fun nightlife, sustainable resorts, adventure travel and ecotourism.

Whale Watching in Bahia, Brazil
Bahia is Brazil's top destination for humpback whale watching. Discover the Whale Coast in Bahia, Brazil.

Ilhéus, Bahia
Add this Bahian beauty to your list of places to explore in Brazil.

Palacio do Planalto Illumination - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
Palacio do Planalto is one of several attractions illuminated in national colors during 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Palacio do Planalto - Brasilia Attractions, Brazil
Palacio do Planalto, the main working office of the president of Brazil, is one of the top Oscar-Niemeyer-designed attractions in Brasilia.

Cachaca Museum in Salinas - Minas Gerais Attractions, Brazil
The Cachaca Museum in Salinas, Minas Gerais highlights the area's appeal to aficionados of Brazil's signature distilled drink.

Things to Do in Natal
Natal, one of Brazil's top beach destinations and a host city in the 2014 World Cup.

Frevo, Intangible Cultural Heritage of Pernambuco, Brazil
Frevo, a unique form of Brazilian artistic expression, is on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Brazil in July - Travel Planning
Highlights of Brazil in July, with an overview of weather, holidays, and events.

The Future of Hotel Gloria, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Gloria, a legendary Rio de Janeiro hotel opened in 1922, has been bought by EBX and is expected to reopen in 2014 as Gloria Palace.

What is a Caboclinho - Recife & Pernambuco Carnival Glossary, Brazil
Caboclinhos are among the most authentic and alluring folkloric expressions of Pernambuco Carnival.

Brazil Amazon Rainforest
A guide to Amazon jungle lodges in Brazil.

Festas Juninas - June Festivals in Brazil
Festas Juninas, or June Festivals, are folk celebrations that take place all over Brazil, with traditional music, dances, and food. They're often referred to simply as Sao Joao, or St. John, one of the saints honored in the celebrations. The festival was introduced in Brazil by the Portuguese colonizers. In a great part of Brazil, bumba-meu-boi, also known as boi-bumba, is the core of celebrations.

Cirio de Nazare - Belem, Para
Círio de Nazaré is one of the largest Catholic processions in Brazil and in the world. About two million faithful join the Círio de Nazaré, which takes place in Belem, the capital of Para, on the second Sunday of October.

Tapioca - Brazil Food
Tapioca - in Brazil, the term refers to a kind of pancake made with manioc starch and water, then filled with different ingredients such as cheese or bananas.

Driving and Car Safety Information for Brazil Travelers
Driving in Brazil - Safety information for travelers. Things you need to know about traffic in Brazil before you rent a car.

Saara, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Shopping in Saara
Shopping in Rio's Saara is more than just shopping - it's an immersive experience in local color and atmosphere.

Travel Planning for Brazil in June
Highlights of Brazil in June, with an overview of weather, holidays, and events.

Great Carnival Saturday Blocos in Rio de Janeiro Street Carnival, Brazil
Find great bloco parades on Carnival Saturday in Rio de Janeiro.

Drinking Water in Brazil - Tips for Travel
Despite reassuring reports issued regularly by water providers, the consumption of filtered or bottled mineral water is widespread in Brazil.

Sao Paulo Airport Bus Service - Information and Schedules for Airport Bus Service
Sao Paulo Airport Bus Service is a transportation alternative to taxis that's worth considering. With two different kinds of buses - a more comfortable and a more affordable one - the service connects travelers to subway stations and key areas in Sao Paulo.

New Year's Eve on the Sugarloaf and Morro da Urca
Reveillon do Morro celebrates New Year's Eve atop Sugarloaf and Morro da Urca in Rio. Read about the upcoming party.

Salgueiro - Rio de Janeiro Samba Schools
Salgueiro is a samba school from Rio's North Side. Read about Salgueiro and its plans for the next Carnival.

Santa Teresa Travel Guide - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Santa Teresa stands out among Rio de Janeiro districts with its hilltop location, historic sites, charming B&Bs and bohemian vibe.

Where to Buy Havaianas (Flip Flops) in Rio de Janeiro
You're wondering where you can buy a pair on Sunday morning, before going to the beach, when most stores in Rio are still closed. Read on.

Immigration Museum - Top Cultural Attractions in Sao Paulo
The Immigration Museum, formerly the Immigrant Memorial, preserves the history and heritage of immigrants who arrived in Sao Paulo as of 1820.

Best Fat Tuesday Parades in Rio de Janeiro Street Carnival, Brazil
Top picks for street Carnival parades in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Fat Tuesday.

Prainha - Rio de Janeiro Beaches
Prainha, one of the best and most beautiful beaches in Rio de Janeiro, is surrounded by native rainforest, popular among surfers and non-surfers alike.

Christ the Redeemer Statue and Corcovado - Travel Guide
What you need to know when you visit the Christ the Redeemer Statue and Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cachaca Tourism in Brazil
Cachaca tourism is a growing trend in Brazil travel. Learn about cachaca distillery tours and some of the places to buy and taste cachaca in Brazil.

International Chocolate & Cocoa Festival - Ilheus Attractions, Brazil
The International Chocolate & Cocoa Festival in Ilheus showcases Bahia's Chocolate Route and the state's new era in cocoa production.

Ilheus Beaches - Cocoa Coast Guide, Bahia, Brazil
Ilheus beaches are a top reason to visit the main gateway to Bahia's Cocoa Coast.

Palacio Paranagua - Ilheus Attractions, Bahia, Brazil
Palacio Paranagua, one of the architectural attractions in the historic center of Ilheus, could house the city museum.

Fazenda Yrere: A Cocoa Farm in Ilheus, Bahia
Fazenda Yrere, near Ilheus, is one of the Cocoa Coast's producing farms which can be visited by tourists.

Cafe Cacau
Cafe Cacau, on the Ilheus-Itacare road, is one of the best spots on Bahia's Cocoa Coast to enjoy treats made from native cocoa.

Champions' Parade - Rio de Janeiro Carnival
Find out why the Champions' Parade, or Winners' Parade, is such a wonderful choice for (post) Carnival travel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Patusco - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
Patusco, one of the most popular and best blocos (Carnival groups) in Olinda, draws crowds to their Carnival parades and open rehearsals every year.

Monobloco - Rio de Janeiro Carnival Blocos, Brazil
Monobloco, one of Rio de Janeiro's most crowded blocos, goes out (parades) on the Sunday after Carnival and rehearses at Fundicao Progresso. Read about Monobloco.

Great Post-Carnival Blocos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro Carnival doesn't end with Ash Wednesday. Find out about the great options that await revelers in the days following Fat Tuesday.

Best Free Carnival Parades in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Free Carnival parades in Rio de Janeiro number in the hundreds. Find the best.

Fazenda Almada - Visiting a Cocoa Farm in Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil
Fazenda Almada, a historical, active cocoa farm open to visitors, is one of the top attractions in Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil

Art by Jane Hilda Badaro - Ilheus, Cocoa Coast, Bahia
Ilheus artist Jane Hilda Badaro finds inspiration in the vibrant beauty and culture of Bahia's Cocoa Coast.

Food at Bar Varnhagen - Rio de Janeiro Bars, Brazil
The home style culinary at Bar Varnhagen, in Tijuca, makes for a great experience of authentic bar fare in Rio de Janeiro.

Bar Varnhagen - Rio de Janeiro Bars, Brazil
Bar Varnhagen, less than half a mile from Maracana Stadium, is one of the best bars in Tijuca, in Rio's North Side (Zona Norte).

Armazem Sao Thiago (Bar do Gomez) - Rio de Janeiro Bars & Nightlife, Brazil
Armazem Sao Thiago, in Santa Teresa, is one of Rio's oldest and most popular bars.

Maracatu de Baque Solto Photo Gallery - Pernambuco, Brazil
Maracatu de Baque Solto is one of the richest tradtions in Brazil folklore, present in Pernambuco Carnival. See photos of Maracatu de Baque Solto.

Mineirao Stadium Guide - Belo Horizonte Attractions, Brazil
Discover Governador Magalhães Pinto Arena, aka Mineirao, one of the host stadiums in 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

TV Tower Complex
The TV Tower Complex in Brasília, reopened to visitors in June 2014, offers some of the best photo ops in town.

Coffee in Ibicoara - Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil
Ibicoara, in Chapada Diamantina, is known for its natural attractions and its environmentally friendly coffee. Learn more.

Ibicoara Travel Guide - Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil
Ibicoara, at the southern tip of Chapada Diamantina National Park, is the gateway to Buracao Waterfall, one of the Chapada's top attractions.

Things to Do in Central Ibicoara - Chapada Diamantina National Park, Brazil
Ibicoara, about 327 miles west of Salvador, is one of the main gateways to Chapada Diamantina. Learn more about the town.

Ibicoara's Purple Glory Trees - Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
Ibicoara, one of the gateways to Chapada Diamantina National Park, has been beautified by purple glory trees planted by ecology champion Janildes Silva Xavier.

Top Natural Attractions in Ibicoara, Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
The Buracao Waterfall and Canyon are the best known attractions in the Espalhado Natural Municipal Park in Ibicoara, Chapada Diamantina, Brazil.

Ibicoara Travel Tips - Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil
Travel tips in the Ibicoara Travel Guide. How to get there, where to find guides and other practical tips.

Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha - Brasilia Attractions
Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha, Brasilia's host stadium in 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, stands out in a city known for its architecture.

Coffee Lab - Top Coffee Bars in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Coffee Lab, in Vila Madalena, is one of Sao Paulo's best spots for great specialty coffee.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 6.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 11.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 9.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 10.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 8.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 4.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 2.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 3.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 7.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 5.

Ondanca Boat Tours - Travel Info and Photos of the Ondanca Boat, Florianopolis, Brazil
The Ondanca Boat, owned by Swiss-Dutch couple Dieter and Annemarie, offers lagoon and sea tours of some of the most scenic places in Florianopolis, Brazil. Page 12.

Carnaval Brasileiro in Austin
Carnaval Brasileiro in Austin, Texas, is the oldest and largest Brazilian-style Carnival in the US.

Sculpture Park at MAM-BA - Cultural Attractions in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
The Sculpture Park at the Museum of Modern Art in Salvador has works by artists such as Mario Cravo and a spectacular view of Todos os Santos Bay.

Conxitas - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
ConXitas, an Olinda Carnival group formed exclusively by women, plays traditional Northeastern and Brazilian rhythms.

Carnival in Olinda, Pernambuco - Information About Carnival in Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil
Carnival in Olinda, Pernambuco, is one of the most popular in Brazil. During Carnival in Olinda and neighboring Recife, throngs fill up historic streets as they dance to frevo, maracatu and other rhythms until late Ash Wednesday. Giant puppets are a signature trait of Olinda Carnival.

Janela de Marcia - Nearby Things to Do
Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 8.

Janela de Marcia - Breakfast
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 4.

Janela de Marcia - The Azorean House
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 6.

Janela de Marcia - Garden View
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 3.

Janela de Marcia - Profile of A Janela de Marcia Bed and Breakfast, Florianopolis, Brazil
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay.

Janela de Marcia - O Sobrado Suite
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 5.

Janela de Marcia - Veranda
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 7.

Janela de Marcia - Breakfast Outdoors
A Janela de Marcia, near Lagoa da Conceicao, is a uniquely charming B&B (English spoken) in Florianopolis. Find out why A Janela de Marcia is one of the island's best places to stay. Page 2.

History of Ruins Park - Rio de Janeiro Cultural Attractions, Brazil
The history of the property which is now Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas) is interwoven with that of great characters in Rio's Belle Epoque.

Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas) - Sightseeing and Cultural Attractions in Rio, Brazil
Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas Cultural Center), once the home of arts patron Laurinda Santos Lobo, affords spectacular views of Rio.

Brazilian Train Stations - Guide Review of Brazilian Train Stations
Review of a website (in Portuguese) devoted to recovering and registering the current conditions and history of Brazilian train stations.

Giant Puppet Parades - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Meeting of Giant Puppets is one of the top attractions in Olinda Carnival.

Bloco do Berimbau - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
Bloco do Berimbau, the world's first capoeira bloco, or Carnival group, parades in the streets of Olinda every Carnival. Read about Bloco do Berimbau.

Galo da Madrugada - Best of Recife Carnival, Brazil
Galo da Madrugada, considered the world's largest Carnival bloco, parades every Carnival Saturday in Old Recife, Brazil.

Barra Ondina Circuit - Salvador Carnival, Brazil
Barra/Ondina, also known as Circuito Dodô, is one of the three main circuits in Salvador Carnival. Learn about this seaside revelry.

Farroupilha Week in Porto Alegre - Brazil Festivals
Porto Alegre is a top destination for Farroupilha Week (Semana Farroupilha), a celebration of Rio Grande do Sul traditions.

Historic Coffee Farms in Vassouras, Brazil
A guide to historic coffee farms in Vassouras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cais do Valongo (Valongo Pier), Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro faces its past and honors its African heritage.

Primeira Praia - Morro de Sao Paulo Beaches, Cairu, Bahia, Brazil
Primeira Praia (First Beach) is the beach to the village center in Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Morro de Sao Paulo Travel Guide - Brazil Beaches
Guide Morro de Sao Paulo, a picturesque village on Tinhare Island, south of Salvador, Brazil.

Memorial JK
Memorial JK, one of the top attractions in Brasilia, is a monumental Oscar Niemeyer-designed tribute to the legacy of Juscelino Kubitschek.

Virgens de Verdade - Carnival in Olinda, Brazil
Virgens de Verdade (

Virgens do Bairro Novo - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
Virgens do Bairro Novo, a group of men dressed as women in Olinda pre-Carnival, have one of the largest street parades in Brazil.

Igrejinha Brasilia
Niemeyer-designed Our Lady of Fatima Church (Igrejinha) in Brasilia has a best-loved tile mural by Athos Bulcao.

Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide
A Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide with tips about the best of Rio attractions.

Sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro
A guide to the best of Rio de Janeiro sightseeing.

Rio de Janeiro Museums and Historic Attractions
A guide to the best of Rio de Janeiro museums and historic attractions.

Rio de Janeiro Dining and Nightlife
A guide to the best of dining and nightlife in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro Hotels
A guide to the best of hotels and accommodations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Romantic Travel in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is one of the sexiest and most romantic cities in the world. Discover romantic getaways, places to stay, restaurants and things to do in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro Carnival
A guide to Rio de Janeiro Carnival, with the best of samba schools parades and rehearsals and Carnival blocos.

New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro
New Year's Eve (Réveillon) in Rio de Janeiro planner - know where the best 2013 parties are going to be and find out about New Year's Eve 2013 packages at Rio hotels.

Beach Hotel Cambury - Sao Paulo Beaches, Brazil
Beach Hotel Cambury, one of a group of hotels on Sao Paulo's North Shore, has good amenities for families and direct access to Camburi Beach.

Enquanto Isso na Sala da Justica - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
Enquanto Isso na Sala da Justiça (

Recife Carnival Ball
The Recife Municipal Ball has been one of the highlights of the city's Carnival since the early 1960s. Read about this year's Recife Carnival Ball.

Yemanja Feast in Rio Vermelho - Salvador Festivals, Bahia
The Feast of Yemanja in the Rio Vermelho district in Salvador, held on February 2, is the largest of its kind in Brazil.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 3.

Kids' Carnival Parade Photos - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Kids' Carnival Parade Photos - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 5.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 8.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 12.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 13.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 14.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 9.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 11.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 24.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 7.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 17.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 19.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 16.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 18.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 2.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 4.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 15.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 23.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 22.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 20.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 10.

Kids' Carnival Parade Photos - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 6.

Kids' Carnival Parade - Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos of the Children's Carnival Parade at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 21.

Salvador Summer Festival - Guide to the Summer Festival in Salvador, Brazil
The Salvador Summer Festival, an annual music festival in Salvador, Bahia, features over 100 attractions.

National Museum
A top cultural attraction in Rio reopens to the public.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Read about the 2010 Giant Puppet Race and see photos. Page 2.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Read about the 2010 Giant Puppet Race and see photos. Page 3.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Read about the 2010 Giant Puppet Race and see photos.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Page 4.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
Uphill in Olinda's Giant Puppet Race. Page 5.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Read about the 2010 Giant Puppet Race and see photos. Page 6.

New Year's Eve Party at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Brazil
Find out all about the New Year's Eve 2014 party at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, one of the best Reveillon celebrations in Brazil.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil.

MAM Rio - Museum of Modern Art Guide - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MAM Rio, one of the top cultural attractions in Rio de Janeiro, has over 15,000 works

Night for the Silent Drums - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
Night for the Silent Drums, one of the most important events in Olinda's pre-Carnival season, honors the memory of African ancestors.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Read about the 2010 Giant Puppet Race and see photos.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil.

Giant Puppet Race - Olinda Carnival, Brazil
The Giant Puppet Race is one of the main events in the opening of Olinda Carnival in Brazil. Read about the 2010 Giant Puppet Race and see photos. Page 7.

Pre-Carnival in Olinda - Previas - Brazil Carnival
Pre-Carnival events (

Suvaco do Cristo - Rio de Janeiro Carnival Blocos, Brazil
Suvaco do Cristo, a Rio de Janeiro Carnival bloco from Jardim Botanico, goes out the Sunday before Carnival.

Sebastiana - Rio de Janeiro Street Carnival, Brazil
Sebastiana (Association of Street Carnival Blocos from the South Side, Santa Teresa and Centro) - has some of the best blocos, or groups, in Rio de Janeiro street Carnival.

Pousada Taipu de Fora - Marau Peninsula, Brazil
Pousada Taipu de Fora is one of the best hotels in Barra Grande, on the Marau Peninsula, Bahia, Brazil.

Pousada Taipu de Fora - Guest Rooms
Pousada Taipu de Fora is one of the best hotels in Barra Grande, on the Marau Peninsula, Bahia, Brazil.

Pousada Taipu de Fora - Amenities and Services
Pousada Taipu de Fora is one of the best hotels in Barra Grande, on the Marau Peninsula, Bahia, Brazil.

Vista Chinesa - Panoramic View and Directions - Rio de Janeiro
The panoramic view of Rio as seen from Vista Chinesa in Alto da Boa Vista, Tijuca Forest.

Vista Chinesa - Top Attractions with Panoramic Views in Rio
Vista Chinesa (the Chinese View) has one of the best panoramic views of Rio and a restored pavilion and surroundings.

Imprensa Que Eu Gamo - Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil
Imprensa que eu Gamo, founded by journalists and one of Rio de Janeiro's best street Carnival groups, parades two Saturdays before Carnival in Laranjeiras.

Gigantes da Lira - A Kids' Bloco in Rio de Janeiro Carnival
Gigantes da Lira is one of the best kids' blocos, or Carnival groups, in the Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

Great Samba at Lagoa
Spanta Nenem, one of the best blocos in Rio de Janeiro pre-Carnival season, parades and parties at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.

Balneário Camboriú
Great beaches, nightlife, and culinary are some of the reasons to visit this Southern beauty.

Brasilia Cathedral Specially Illuminated for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
The Metropolitan Cathedral is one of several top attractions in Brasilia lit up in green and yellow during 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Metropolitan Cathedral - Top Attractions in Brasilia, Brazil
The Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia is an architectural wonder containing works by other masters, as well as a place of worship.

Yellow Fever in Brazil
Important facts about the 2007/2008 yellow fever outbreak in Brazil.

Santo Andre - Bahia Travel Guide
Santo Andre, on the Discovery Coast, is one of the most picturesque beaches in Bahia.

Floating Christmas Tree - Rio de Janeiro Travel
Rio's most dazzling holiday symbol towers over Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.

10 Great Ways to Enjoy Iguassu (Iguaçu) Falls
Ten things Brazil travelers can do to enjoy the natural beauty of Iguassu Falls and the surrounding area to the fullest.

Top 10 Rio de Janeiro Restaurants by Specialty
A list of Rio de Janeiro's top 10 restaurants by specialty, ranging from upscale to casual.

New Year's Eve 2015 in Florianópolis
New Year's Eve 2012 in Florianópolis has a great free celebration by the beach and lots of fun parties. Find the best.

Top 12 Curitiba Tourist Attractions
The 12 best tourist attractions in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil.

State Abbreviations of Brazil
Learn the abbreviations for Brazilian states and Federal District.

Parque Lage - Rio de Janeiro Attractions, Brazil
Parque Lage, near the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, is another verdant getaway with lots of history.

Pedra do Sal
Pedra do Sal, a place of great significance to Afro-Brazilian history, hosts one of the best rodas de samba in Rio on Mondays.

Renascenca Clube
A place for authentic live root samba in Rio's Zona Norte.

Saint Barbara Festival - Salvador, Bahia
A celebration for a saint and orisha opens the great cycle of festas populares in Salvador, Bahia.

Amora Boutique Hotel - Where to Stay in Maresias
Toes-in the-sand accommodations at one of the most beautiful beaches on São Paulo's North Shore.

Camburi Hotel Guide - Sao Sebastiao Beaches, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Find hotels and pousadas in Camburi, one of the most beautiful beaches in Sao Sebastiao, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Camburi Hotels - Guide to Hotels in Camburi, Sao Sebastiao, Brazil
Find hotels in Camburi, one of the most beautiful beaches in Sao Sebastiao, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Museum of the Republic - Palacio do Catete - Rio de Janeiro Attractions, Brazil
One of the top cultural attractions in Rio, the Museum of the Republic (Museu da Republica) affords a panorama of Brazil history in a striking site.

Tasca da Esquina
Tasca da Esquina. Brazil Travel.

Barra Grande
A Barra Grande travel guide. Brazil Travel.

Where to Stay in Barra Grande, Piaui
Rustic beauty predominates in the pousadas of pristine Barra Grande in Piauí.

Cable Car Ride - Parque Unipraias, Balneario Camboriu
The cable car ride at Parque Unipraias in Balneário Camboriú helps make this one of the top beach destinations in Santa Catarina.

Guest Rooms at Hotel Villa Bahia - Salvador Hotels, Bahia, Brazil
Guest rooms at Villa Bahia in Salvador are decorated according to themes which evoke the age of Portuguese maritime expansion.

Living Areas at Villa Bahia - Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
A chess room, a reading room and a rooftop terrace are some of the pleasant living areas at Villa Bahia, a boutique pousada in Pelourinho.

Culinary at Villa Bahia - Salvador Hotels, Bahia, Brazil
The fine contemporary restaurant at Villa Bahia serves some of the best cuisine in Pelourinho, with French and Bahian accents.

Things to Do Near Villa Bahia - Salvador Hotels, Brazil
Villa Bahia is located some of the top attractions in Salvador, including the next-door Church of the Third Order of St. Francis.

Hotel Villa Bahia - Salvador Guide, Bahia, Brazil
Hotel Villa Bahia, in Pelourinho, is one of the most charming places to stay in Salvador, Bahia. Learn about this boutique hotel and its amenities.

Abrolhos Travel Guide - Top Natural Attractions in Brazil
Abrolhos Marine National Park, an archipelago off Bahia's Whale Coast, is one of Brazil's top natural treasures.

Village Mata Encantada - Where to Stay in Santo Andre, Bahia
Village Mata Encantada offers guests comfort and peace in bucolic Santo Andre, on Bahia's Discovery Coast.

Natal Beaches
Natal beaches fascinate travelers with their wild mix of intense sunshine, wind, and sand dunes. Lined with great hotels, Natal beaches are among the most sought after on the Brazil coast.

Poco Encantado
Poco Encantado (Enchanted Pool), in Chapada Diamantina, is famous for the beauty of its karst topography and transparent waters hit by sunlight during part of the year.

Is Brazil at Risk for Great Earthquakes?
Today, as Chile faces the aftermath of the M8.8 earthquake which occurred off its coast at 3:34 a.m. local time, travelers might be wondering what Brazil's

2014 World Cup Brazil Stadiums: Fonte Nova, Salvador
Fonte Nova, in Salvador, is one of the host stadiums in FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 and 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Pinacoteca do Estado, one of the most visited museums in Brazil, is a top attraction in Sao Paulo

Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil - Collection, Exhibits and Activities
Learn about highlights of the Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo's collection, exhibits and special activities.

Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil - Visitors Information
Visitors information for Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, one of the top cultural attractions in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Oktoberfest Blumenau Guide, Brazil
Oktoberfest Blumenau is the largest Oktoberfest in Brazil. Here's a guide to Oktoberfest Blumenau 2014.

Benedictine
A chef's love for classic Italian cuisine thrives at Benedictine (which is now also in Rio).

Bar des Arts Itaim - Best Sao Paulo Restaurants, Brazil
Bar des Arts in Itaim, Sao Paulo, a fine restaurant and bar with a romantic atmosphere, is part of the Leopolldo Group.

Kebab Salonu - (CLOSED) Sao Paulo Restaurants, Brazil
Kebab Salonu has closed, and in its place is now Restô Augusta, opened in early 2012, also by chef Rodrigo Libbos.

Vico d'O Scugnizzo - Sao Paulo Restaurants
Vico d'O Scugnizzo is an Italian cantina in Sao Paulo where ambience recreates a Neapolitan alley.

Becco 388 (Closed) - Sao Paulo Restaurants, Brazil
Becco 388, by chefs Andre Barone and Daphne Glidden, has closed.

O Pote - Sao Paulo Restaurants, Brazil
O Pote (formerly O Pote do Rei), a Sao Paulo restaurant, has closed.

Travel Information for Blumenau, Brazil
Blumenau, in Santa Catarina, is a thriving city which retains the picturesque atmosphere of its European roots, especially German. The Blumenau Oktoberfest is the largest in Brazil.

The Germanic Village in Blumenau
Vila Germanica, in Blumenau, Brazil, is where Oktoberfest Blumenau shows take place.

Top Events in Oktoberfest Blumenau, Brazil
Oktoberfest Blumenau lasts three weeks and there's much to do. Learn about the top events this year.

Oktoberfest Blumenau Bands, Brazil
Find out which bands are playing at this year's Oktoberfest Blumenau, Brazil.

Campeche - Florianopolis Beaches, Brazil
Praia do Campeche, one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, has great surf, budget pousadas, a party scene, and ties to writer Saint-Exupery.

Campeche Island Travel Guide - Florianopolis, Brazil
Campeche Island (Ilha do Campeche), an ecological haven off the coast of Florianopolis, is open to controlled visitation. Here's a guide.

Rio da Barra - Bahia Beaches
Rio da Barra: Beauty and Quiet in Trancoso, Bahia

Maquiné Cave Museum - Top Attractions in Minas Gerais, Brazil
The Maquiné Cave Museum, opened in Cordisburgo, Minas Gerais in 2013, is the gateway to one of Brazil's most impressive caves.

Maquine Cave - Ecotourism in Brazil
Learn about the Maquiné Cave, one of Brazil's most visited subterranean attractions.

Baixo Bebê, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Baixo Bebê, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Page 9.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 12.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 6.

Photo of a Kiosk in Leblon - Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kiosk in Leblon. Brazil Travel. Page 7.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Walking temperature. Brazil Travel. Page 18.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Walking tour of Leblon. Page 4.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 16.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Lemon Spirit - the Leblon Hostel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 2.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 17.

Photo of Leblon and Ipanema Seen From Avenida Niemeyer - Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Leblon and Ipanema seen from the lookout point on Avenida Niemeyer, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Page 19.

Photo of Marina All Suites in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Photo of Marina All Suites in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Page 8.

Photo of Marina Palace Hotel and Morro Dois Irmaos - Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
View of Leblon looking west on the corner of Delfim Moreira and Cupertino Durão. Marina Palace Hotel and Morro Dois Irmaos. Page 3.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Marina Palace Hotel, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Page 5.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Posto 12, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Page 13.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 10.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 14.

Beach Volleyball School - Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Beach Volleyball School, Leblon, Brazil. Page 11.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view. Page 15.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view.

Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Beach Photos
Join Patricia Ribeiro, About.com Brazil Travel Guide, on a virtual tour of Leblon along Delfim Moreira Avenue, from Cupertino Durao Street - where the Leblon Hostel is located - to the end of Leblon, an 11-block walk that will bring you to a lookout point with a fabulous view.

Photo of Leblon on the Corner of Delfim Moreira and Cupertino Durao - Walking Tour of Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - Leblon Beach Walking Tour, Rio, Brazil
Photo of Leblon on the Corner of Delfim Moreira and Cupertino Durão. Page 3.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis, Brazil
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 11.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 13.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 15.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 6.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis, Brazil
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 7.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 12.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 14.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis, Brazil
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 2.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis, Brazil
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 16.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 3.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 4.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 5.

Joaquina Beach - Florianopolis
Joaquina Beach, famous for its surf and sand dunes, is one of the best beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil. Plan your trip to Joaquina. Page 10.