The Dazzling Beauty of Chapada dos Veadeiros

Posted on November 26th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza November 26th, 2016 Brazil is a country known for the beauty of its luxurious nature. Every state hides its own wonders, just waiting to be explored by the outdoors lovers. Based in the state of Goias, the Chapada is a plateau with an estimated 1.8 billion years of age. In 1961, the […]

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Five Museums to Visit in the City of São Paulo

Posted on October 4th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza October 2nd, 2016 Being the largest city in Brazil, São Paulo is a hotbed of cultural activity. People will find there a plethora of concerts, theaters, museums and much more. Below, we have compiled a list of 5 museums to visit in São Paulo for your enjoyment. 1. Pinacoteca do Estado de […]

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Brazil: Come Enjoy the Beaches and Parties of “Floripa”

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza May 31, 2016 Florianopólis, popularly called Floripa, is the capital city of the southern state of Santa Catarina. The city is composed of the island of Santa Catarina, a continental part and the surrounding islands, with a population of roughly 450,000 people. A recent tourism boom shows that foreigners are finally becoming […]

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Fernando de Noronha, a Paradise Off the Coast of Brazil

Posted on May 1st, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza May 1, 2016 When Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci arrived in Fernando de Noronha in 1503, he reportedly said, “paradise is here”. In fact, few other words suffice to describe the beauty of Noronha, an archipelago that stands 376 km away from the coast of Natal. The archipelago is a natural reserve, which […]

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12 Tips For Enjoying Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Posted on February 6th, 2016 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer February 6, 2016 So you have finally decided to go the legendary Carnival party in Rio and see what the hype is all about. I guarantee you will soon get caught up in the spirit of Carnival and fall in love with Brazil. But before you go, there are a […]

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Paragliding With Basir Up in the AIR

Posted on January 11th, 2016 by gringadmin

By Laura Ferreira January 11, 2016 On the western end of the beach city of Santos, there is a hill that rises sharply, one hundred and eighty one meters above the sea. A paved but neglected road winds up the hill, through a small favela, ending abruptly at what is arguably the most gratifying vista […]

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Brazilian Franciscans Celebrate 25 Years Missionary Work in Angola

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 by John Fitzpatrick

By John Fitzpatrick November 3, 2015 (Header Image: Celebrating 25 years of missionary activity in Angola) An exhibition has just been held in So Paulo to mark 25 years of missionary work in Angola by members of the Brazilian Order of Franciscans. The event was held in the historic So Francisco church and attracted hundreds […]

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Around Brazil: Sao Thome das Letras

Posted on September 26th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer September 26, 2015 An alternative paradise in the state of Minas: Come taste the magic of Sao Thome das Letras. Located near Trs Coraes, in the state of Minas Gerais, So Thom das Letras is truly a wonder to behold. The best way of getting there is through the Ferno […]

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Brazil: 10 Hiking Trails for Nature Lovers in the State of So Paulo – Part 1

Posted on June 17th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer June 17, 2015 The state of So Paulo has a lot more to offer than being the largest city in South America. Its countryside is teeming with opportunities for outdoor lovers to explore and enjoy the beauty of the Atlantic Forest, which extends along the Atlantic coast of Brazil all […]

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Great Things To Do In Brazil: Hike The Dois Irmaos Trail

Posted on April 15th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Steve Nelson April 15, 2015 Rio de Janeiro has many trails that take you to the peaks of mountains in and around the city. One of the more interesting of them is the hike to the top of Irmao Maior, the bigger brother of the Dois Irmaos peaks that dominate Leblon and Ipanema Beaches, […]

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