If you’re looking for a family adventure abroad, with beautiful and warm beaches, inspiring culture, great gastronomy and stunning nature, Brazil is your destination.  Here are four reasons why the country makes the perfect spot for that family spring break vacation:   Special perks such as families with small children have priority lines and, Read More

Visiting Brazil will soon become easier for international travelers under a new electronic visa program, starting on January 15. The entire visa process to tourists coming from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan will be doable online, and concluded within an estimated 72 hours. The announcement, made on November 8 during a conference organized, Read More

In order to understand Brazilian culture, one would need to explore its roots. The best place to immerse yourself in Brazil’s roots is to visit Bahia. Part of the amazing mix of people that created the Brazilian culture comes from Africa and Bahia has maintained its African legacy for centuries. This legacy is alive in, Read More

Brazil is known for its “summer all year long”. This is no tale. And many people still don’t know many of its gorgeous beaches and summer experiences which are an hour or two (by plane) from Rio. Some of them are even a mystery to Brazilians themselves. Here are a few examples that could, Read More

LGBT tourists (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Transgender) represent 10% of travelers in the world and account to 15% of the sector’s revenues, according to data by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). In order to improve service to these travelers, who make up an important segment of the global tourism market, the Ministry of, Read More

The 2016 Rio Olympics prompted the arrival of 541,000 international tourists to the country from July 1st to August 15th; an increase of 157,000 people over the same period last year. The visa waiver for visitors from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia benefited 74.7% of the foreigners who came to Brazil for the, Read More

The 2014 FIFA World Cup confirmed what many travelers already knew about Brazil: Brazilians know how to throw a party and how to celebrate life. This summer, with the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the country will bring back the colorful, happy and friendly magic in an unforgettable celebration. This is, Read More

RIO HOTELS ARE ALREADY 90% BOOKED FOR OLYMPIC GAMESThe hotel industry’s occupancy rate in Rio de Janeiro shows that 90% of reserved rooms are already booked for the duration of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Brazilian Hotel Industry Association of Rio De Janeiro (RJ-ABIH) disclosed the figures. “Since when Rio was awarded, Read More

With the Olympics nearly six months away, Brazil is set to be (once again) the #1 destination for international travelers. Just take a look at its main event: Carnaval. The idea of Carnaval at first might seem easy to grasp and maneuver, but consider this: Over 3 million revelers are expected to attend this, Read More

Rio de Janeiro’s new icon, The Museum of Tomorrow, opened on Saturday, December 19. This represents the renewal of Rio de Janeiro’s port area, ahead of the 2016 Olympics. Located in Praça Mauá, it is a science museum that promotes exploration, reflection and planning of possibilities for the future. The museum is based on, Read More