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Going to Brasil is a blog about tourism and Brazilian culture. To check our latest news click here.

If you’re coming to Brazil for the World Cup, check this post about accommodation during the World Cup 2014.

Obrigada e boa leitura!



Brasil’s overview

The biggest country in South America land of samba and carnival and breathtaking landscapes like Pantanal, Iguaçu Foz and the Amazon river.

Brazil is the only Portuguese speaking country in South America.

Besides that Brazil has a booming a economy, being the biggest economy in South America.

Cultural Highlights

When most people think of Brazil, they think of its two biggest cities: Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. These cities are in many ways the cultural capitals of Brazil. Rio is known for its beaches, two famous examples: Ipanema and Copacabana, and their Carnival parade, which occurs before Lent.

Carnaval is celebrated throughout the country.  The most famous carnival celebrations are in: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Recife and Olinda.