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New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro

The Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro is the stage of one of the largest and wildest New Year’s Eve parties in the world. Every...
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The best dance clubs in São Paulo

For lovers of deep house, techno and electronic music in general, São Paulo is a walhalla. São Paulo is renowned for its abundance of...
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Ouro Prêto (colonial splendor)

Ouro Prêto is one of the most beautiful colonial cities in Brazil. It's located in Minas Gerais, where gold was found for the first...
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9 fun things to do in Belo Horizonte

After Rio and São Paulo, Belo Horizonte is the largest city in Brazil. So there are a lot of fun things to do. The...

21 graffiti in Brazil

In Brazil the graffiti scene is flourishing as never before. São Paulo is therefore seen as the new New York from the seventies, at...
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Ilhabela: beautiful island on the coast of São Paulo

It's very popular among Brazilian tourists, but less known in the rest of the world. The magnificent Island Ilhabela, 85% of which consists of...

The best açaí shop in Rio de Janeiro

A centuries-old slogan that adorns the facade of every reputable açaí business, with the result that no one believes it any more. This is...

Paraty: colonial port city

Paraty is one of the most beautiful colonial cities in Brazil. It's situated on the coast and served as a port from which gold...

The buildings of Oscar Niemeyer in Belo Horizonte

The works of architect Oscar Niemeyer (1907 - 2012) can never be considered boring. On the contrary, each one is a landmark, which gives...
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Morro de São Paulo: seaside resort on the coast of Bahia

Morro de São Paulo with its snow-white beaches, the azure sea, and vibrant, exciting nightlife is a popular holiday destination among Brazilians and Argentinians....

Blumenau (schnitzels, bratwurst and Oktoberfest in Brazil)

Model Gisele Bündchen and former international soccer player Dunga are just two of no less than twelve million Brazilians with German ancestors. After the...
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The best Bossa Nova club in Rio de Janeiro

The heydays of Bossa Nova were in the fifties and sixties, when musical geniuses like Tom Jobim, and João Gilberto, wrote one Bossa Nova...
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Lapa and Santa Teresa: the Bohemian neighbourhoods of Rio de Janeneiro

While Lapa was a no-go area in the last century, now it’s one of the nicest districts in Rio de Janeiro. 1. To do and...

Tibau do Sul: chilling on the Brazilian coast

A one hour drive (of which you will travel on dirt roads the last 20 minutes) from the hectic Natal lies the fishing village...
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The best samba clubs in Rio de Janeiro

Samba as we know today developed in Rio de Janeiro approximately one hundred years ago. There are several theories about the origin of the...
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The beaches of Rio de Janeiro

It is common practice in Europe to ask what someone does for a living, fairly soon after introducing oneself: out of interest, but also...
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Brumadinho: art and nature park Inhotim

It is considered the Versailles of the 21st century and is best compared to the Kröller-Müller Museum in the Netherlands. The Centro de Arte...
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11 fun things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is not called the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' for nothing. It's really a marvelous city, with lots of fun things to do. These...
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Niterói: the Museu de Arte Contemporânea of Oscar Niemeyer

The view of Rio de Janeiro is the best that Niterói has to offer. This is a joke that is often made about one...

Serra do Cipó: nature reserve in Minas Gerais

The nature reserve Serra do Cipó is situated just 96 kilometers away from the metropolis Belo Horizonte (4,5 M residents). Within approximately an hour,...