Brazil

Climate and weather Brazil

Climate and weather Brazil

Climate and weather Brazil Brazil is so vast that it is practically impossible to define the ideal season to travel there. There is not just one climate but several, it all depends on the region you are going to. The country is located in the southern hemisphere, […]

Where to go out in Rio de Janeiro?

Where to go out in Rio de Janeiro?

Want to party the night away with Brazilians? From Ipanema to Lapa, we have unearthed for you the best spots of the Carioca night, to go out after the World Cup matches. Rock, samba, electro, beer or caipirinha, […]

Activities and leisure Rio de Janeiro

Activities and leisure Rio de Janeiro

Activities and leisure Rio de Janeiro Rio carnival Carnival is a relatively recent institution, born from clash of 2 cultures: that of the Africans and that of the Portuguese. The slaves had very dancing music and rhythms, the Portuguese had brought in their […]

History and key dates Rio de Janeiro

History and key dates Rio de Janeiro

History and key dates Rio de Janeiro From the foundation to the XNUMXth century The site was discovered on January 1, 1502 by the Portuguese who imagined themselves at the mouth of a great river, hence the name Rio de Janeiro: "January river". In 1555, the […]

Thematic routes Brazil

Thematic routes Brazil

Thematic routes Brazil Beach You are spoiled for choice. The bay of Rio with the beaches further south (Ilha Grande, Florianópolis and Ilha do Mel) The trendy seaside resorts of Trancoso, Itacaré or Praia do Forte via Jericoacoara, Canoa Quebrada or Pipa, […]

Brazil ID card

Brazil ID card

Brazil ID card - Official name : Ré Capital city : Brasí Area: 8 km² Population: approximately 209 million inhabitants.- Density Average d & rsquo Rate of Change : real (plural reais).- Official language : Portuguese of Bré Ré Head of É Main religion: […]

The 7 natural wonders of Brazil

The 7 natural wonders of Brazil

From the Iguaçu Falls to the impenetrable Amazon, the South American giant conceals wide open spaces and natural splendors to thrill the traveler. National parks, animal reserves, jungles, waterfalls […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Rio de Janeiro

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Rio de Janeiro

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Rio de Janeiro Where to sleep in Rio de Janeiro? Everything is Santa Teresa and its charming cobbled streets, village style, where guesthouses and small charming hotels have multiplied. But you should know that the […]

Money and budget Brazil

Money and budget Brazil

Money and budget Brazil Money, banks, exchange Brazil's monetary unit is real (plural reais).  Its rate is quite fluctuating, but during 2019, the average exchange rate is 1Rl = approximately 0,24 € or 1 € = 4,20 Rls. - Important: if you plan […]

Brasilia, capital ex nihilo

Brasilia, capital ex nihilo

Every year on April 21, Brasília celebrates the anniversary of its founding. The Brazilian capital was born from a crazy bet: to build in the middle of nowhere […]

Rio de Janeiro food, food and drink

Rio de Janeiro food, food and drink

Rio de Janeiro food, food and drink Where to eat in Rio de Janeiro? There are thousands of restaurants and snacks in Rio. Spoiled for choice ! We mention some beautiful addresses, the unmissable ones and those which have character even the rare pearl. Without […]

Brazil: Carnival Madness

Brazil: Carnival Madness

If Brazil could be summed up in one image, it would certainly be that of carnival. To discover Brazil through this unique festival in the world is to dive into the […]

Rio de Janeiro ID card

Rio de Janeiro ID card

Rio de Janeiro ID card - Population: 6 inhabitants (330 million in the agglomeration Area: 1 260 km² Density Names of the inhabitants:  Mayor: Eduardo Paes (PMDB, center).- Site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Cariocas landscapes between […]

Recommended routes Brazil

Recommended routes Brazil

Recommended routes Brazil Here are several suggestions for a Brazilian itinerary. A week in Brazil Rio de Janeiro and the State of Rio From 1st to 3rd day: Rio de Janeiro. Do not miss: Sugarloaf and Corcovado, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Centro and […]

Geography and landscapes Brazil

Geography and landscapes Brazil

Geography and landscapes Brazil Le BréOuest, South-East and South. It is populated East and South. The North The North includes 7 states: Pará, Amapá, Roraima, Amazonas, Acre, Rondônia and Tocantins. It is the largest region of the country (45,3% of […]

Brazil: journey through the Amazon

Brazil: journey through the Amazon

Confronting a myth is always a bit risky, especially since the Amazon, the largest river in the world, is not easily approached. Should we look for its hypothetical […]

Transport and travel Rio de Janeiro

Transport and travel Rio de Janeiro

Transport and travel Rio de Janeiro Attention wheels, etc.) s & rsquoCentro. In addition, on Sundays and Holidays, via the Flamengo district. Metro It operates from 5 a.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 23 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays. […]

Food, food and drink Brazil

Food, food and drink Brazil

Food, food and drink Brazil Kitchen Brazilian cuisine is the result of the astonishing marriage of Portuguese, Native American and African culinary traditions, sprinkled with Italian, Slavic, Jewish and even Arab contributions. Apart from Bahia, where African […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Brazil

Entry formalities and useful contacts Brazil

Entry formalities and useful contacts Brazil Entry formalities - Brazil has lifted entry restrictions for foreign nationals by air. Any traveler wishing to enter Brazil for a short stay (maximum 90 days), must present upon boarding a health insurance […]

Boi-bumba, the beef carnival in Parintins

Boi-bumba, the beef carnival in Parintins

From June 30 to July 2, 100 Brazilians gather in the heart of the Amazon for this “beef festival”, an explosion of colors, music and joy that has nothing to […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Brazil

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Brazil

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Brazil - Little reminder : in short, minimum stays of 3, 5 or even 7 days, at (very) high prices. And don't forget that during Brazilian school holidays, it's best to book as far in advance as possible. Youth hostels […]

Brazil Culture

Brazil Culture

Brazil Culture Brazilian music Visiting Brénova: each region has its own unique tradition and musical culture. But Brazil is the samba (o samba). The samba can be slow, a song dressed in an always warm voice, so samba canção, hymn to the rolling […]

Brazil: beer festival in the tropics

Brazil: beer festival in the tropics

In October, Blumenau, in southern Brazil, is organizing a gigantic beer festival inspired by Munich's Oktoberfest. A million people flock there to taste the local […]

Practical information Rio de Janeiro

Practical information Rio de Janeiro

Practical information Rio de Janeiro Tourist information - Riotur 1959. Every day 9 am-18pm (17pm on weekends). One Riotur info desk among others, as there are plenty of them in the city, including kiosks on Copa beach, at the entrance to Urca, […]

Traditions and customs Brazil

Traditions and customs Brazil

Traditions and customs Brazil Religions and beliefs Black and mystical Brazil If Brazil is the largest Catholic country in the world, the fact remains that it is also the largest country of the Yoruba African religion, which is referred to by the global […]

Health and Safety Brazil

Health and Safety Brazil

Health and Safety Brazil Health The public health situation in Brazil is improving despite the existence of difficult geographic areas and a few isolated cases of cholera and meningitis. La dengue is growing considerably, and yellow fever has made a comeback […]

Rio de Janeiro, our favorites

Rio de Janeiro, our favorites

Copacabana, Ipanema, Sugar Loaf, Corcovado, carnival, beaches, football and samba… So many places and images that make Rio de Janeiro a mythical city, making the […]

Practical life on site Brazil

Practical life on site Brazil

Practical life on site Brazil Time difference Brazil is divided into 4 time zones, with 1 hour shift for each of them (from late February to early November): the area of ​​Fernando de Noronha Island, located 400 km in the Atlantic Ocean, off Natal; the […]

Transport and travel Brazil

Transport and travel Brazil

Transport and travel Brazil Plane If you only have 2 or 3 weeks and you want to see the maximum, this is obviously the preferred means of transport, given the size of the country. The LATAM companies (merger of the companies LAN and TAM, GOL and Azul […]

Activities, sports and leisure Brazil

Activities, sports and leisure Brazil

Activities, sports and leisure Brazil The land of futebol When we talk about sport in Brazil, we obviously think of Beach football, elevated to the rank of popular religion by all Brazilians and practiced in all towns and villages. The number and size of […]

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