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Women in typical dress at Lavagem do Bonfim festival, Brazil
Culture & Society

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· 10 Festivals in Brazil for all Kinds of Travellers

For many, Brazil’s name resonates with the drum beats of the world’s most famous Carnival. Yet in a country that takes up almost half of the South American continent, you can expect a plethora of festivals and celebrations in all shapes and sizes. So even if you’re not keen on loud drums and half naked dancers, read on! On this page, you’ll find plenty of inspiring options if you prefer the more authentic, less crazy, but very cultural festivals throughout Brazil. Hopefully something will coincide with your trip; or take it a step further and choose your Brazil travel dates …

Jau national park, Brazil, seen from above
Great Outdoors

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· A Hiker’s Guide to Brazil National Parks

Let the wilderness of Brazil put a spell on you. From steep canyons to jungle rivers, from impressive sand dunes to roaring waterfalls, from howling monkeys to colourful birds. At the end of long bus journeys, Brazil fascinates and captivates. With more than 70 national parks, the country tries to protect the nature of its vital ecosystems – and that’s for the best. We’ve partnered with other travel bloggers to guide you through some of them, in this selection of their favourite Brazil national parks. Best national parks in Brazil: Tijuca National Park Stephanie from History Fangirl visited Tijuca National …

View on Mount Roraima, Venezuela
Great Outdoors

What is your favourite South America trek?

Sore legs and contented soul – nothing beats a good hike. In the sand, the snow or on the rocks, through the forest or along the sea, we feel happier outside. If the body’s moving, the mind is too, and the wonders of nature are the best inspiration. When it comes to hikes and treks, South America is just shy of paradise. We’re telling you here about our favourite hikes on the continent, but we’ve also turned to 10 fellow travel bloggers who share our love for the outdoors and our passion for Latin America; and we’ve asked them this …

Closeup of a boat on the beach in Florianopolis Brazil
Travel Resources

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Brazil

If you go in search of the soul of Brazil, beware: you could well leave a bit of your own. This is a huge and friendly land, both mysterious and welcoming; mysterious in the unexplored thickness of the Amazon jungle to the west; welcoming in the lively cities and beaches on its tropical coast. Modern explorers, hear out! There are areas of Brazil where humanity has never set foot. So for this itinerary of 2 or 3 weeks in Brazil, let’s stick to one part, shall we? Chances are that this Brazil travel guide contains affiliate links. We’re not selling …

Graffiti mural of an aboriginal man in Rio de Janeiro by Kobra
Travel Resources

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· Backpacking Brazil: Tips & Destinations

There’s samba, football and festivals. There are beautiful hips wearing the shortest of clothes. There are even kids playing with guns in the favelas. And then there’s the authentic Brazil, the one we love, that is a mix of all that and even more. The more we crossed the country, the more we fell in love with it. With its food, its lively cities, its culture and its nature; but especially with its people, among the friendliest we’ve ever met. For all that, we’ve put together this guide with our best backpacking travel tips and our favourite destinations in Brazil. …