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5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are world-famous. Even though you have never been to Brazil, chances are that you have heard of it. Positive or negative. These slums are connected to Brazil just like football or samba. It is also becoming increasingly popular among travelers to visit these favelas. But is that possible? In …

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Insider Tips for Sao Paulo: This is What First Time Travellers Need to Know

Insider Tips for Sao Paulo: This is What First Time Travellers Need to Know

Sao Paulo is one of the better-known cities in Brazil. Almost all travelers have Rio de Janeiro and the surrounding areas on their to-do list, but Sao Paulo is also one of the more popular destinations in the country. That is of course not for nothing. In this blog, we share our insider tips for …

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Discover the Amazon during a cruise

Discover the Amazon during a cruise

Perhaps the most comfortable way to discover the beauty of the Amazon is from a cruise ship. Various ships depart from Manaus to introduce tourists to the immense nature reserve from the calm water. Never before has discovering the beautiful flora and fauna that the Amazon offers been so relaxing. Moreover, you can spot special …

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Serra Verde Express, Brazil: A Spectacular Train Ride Crossing the Atlantic Forest

Serra Verde Express, Brazil: A Spectacular Train Ride Crossing the Atlantic Forest

The Serra Verde Express is a sightseeing train ride in Brazil that offers some of the most breathtaking views of Brazil’s nature. On this train ride, you’ll see mountain canyons, tropical green lowlands, and even sneak a peek of the Atlantic ocean. As you advance in the train ride, you’ll see that the climate changes …

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Fernando de Noronha: Brazil's little paradise in the Atlantic Ocean

Fernando de Noronha: Brazil’s little paradise in the Atlantic Ocean

Fernando de Noronha is an island archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. In 2001, UNESCO declared Fernando de Noronha a World Heritage Site due to its special ecosystem. Most visitors come to these islands to dive or simply just enjoy lying on the beautiful beaches. Through the glasses of your diving mask, you see the colorful …

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Things To Do in the Colorful Port City of Manaus, Brazil

Manaus is a hidden city in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon forest. This city is so remote that you can only get there by boat or plane. The colorful port city of Manaus is the ideal starting point to explore the Amazon. Jungle tours are offered at every corner of the city. Just watch …

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What You Need to Know about São Paulo, the Largest City in Brazil

Skyscrapers rise into the sky in the modern center of São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil. In between those skyscrapers, green parks, palm trees, hundreds of shops and gigantic football stadiums adorn the streets. This is the metropolis of South America. São Paulo is located in the southeast of Brazil, about 300 kilometers from …

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Visiting Iguazú Falls – The Largest Waterfall System in the World

There is an anecdote about Iguazú Falls that when the America’s former first lady Elenor Roosevelt first visited the Iguazú Falls, she sighed and said “Poor Niagara…” To her, even the greatest Niagara Falls of North America looked not as spectacular as Iguazú Falls. Iguazú Falls are situated on the borders of three countries; Brazil, …

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