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end of the road for the Brazil Travel Blog

end of the road for the Brazil Travel Blog

When in November 2001 I boarded the VASP flight (remember VASP?) taking me from São Paulo to Foz do Iguaçu, I could have never imagined I was inaugurating a glorious decade of non-stop travel throughout Brazil. It was only in March 2007 when I decided, following on the success of my Spanish-language De viaje a […]

September 8, 2014 | By More
memories of three World Cups while in Brazil

memories of three World Cups while in Brazil

So the 2014 Brazil World Cup is about to start. Interestingly enough, it will be the first World Cup in 12 years I will not witness while in Brazil. Professional commitments took me to Europe and I will watch the World Cup from across the ocean. 2002 World Cup. In Fernando de Noronha. I landed […]

June 10, 2014 | By More
must-see Curitiba

must-see Curitiba

So the soccer World Cup is just around the corner. It is time here at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG for a quick visual reminder of the sights you cannot miss in Curitiba, the capital of Brazil. You will find more details at Curitiba, the main sights. Museu Niemeyer Jardim Botânico Parque Tanguá Ópera de Arame […]

May 24, 2014 | By More
must-see Brasilia

must-see Brasilia

So the soccer World Cup is just around the corner. It is time here at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG for a quick visual reminder of the sights you cannot miss in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. You will find more details at sighsteeing in Brasilia. Congresso Nacional Procuradoria Geral da República Museu Nacional da República […]

May 20, 2014 | By More
must-see Belo Horizonte

must-see Belo Horizonte

So the soccer World Cup is just around the corner. It is time here at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG for a quick visual reminder of the sights you cannot miss in Belo Horizonte and nearby region. Igreja de São Francisco de Assis, Lagoa da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte Mercado Municipal, Belo Horizonte Praça da Estação, Belo […]

May 19, 2014 | By More
24 days to the World Cup: Pipa

24 days to the World Cup: Pipa

A great view at the top of the cliffs of Pipa, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

May 19, 2014 | By More
31 days to the World Cup: Ilha Grande

31 days to the World Cup: Ilha Grande

It would be difficult to eat a fresher oyster than the one just extracted from the calm waters of paradise island Ilha Grande, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

May 12, 2014 | By More
38 days to the World Cup: Ouro Preto

38 days to the World Cup: Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto should be the starting point for anyone interested in discovering the treasures of the Historic Cities of Minas Gerais.

May 5, 2014 | By More
45 days to the World Cup: São Luís do Maranhão

45 days to the World Cup: São Luís do Maranhão

Although the capital of the state of Maranhão will not host any of the events related to the World Cup, whistles will be heard in São Luís during the period. It is, after all, time for the bumba-meu-boi, the most wonderful popular festival of Brazil, an event we were lucky to enjoy at the same […]

April 28, 2014 | By More
52 days to the World Cup: Jericoacoara

52 days to the World Cup: Jericoacoara

The village of Jericoacoara, state of Ceará, as seen from the top of the aptly named sunset dune.

April 21, 2014 | By More