• Things to know about vacationing in Brazil

    Things to know about vacationing in Brazil - Rio de JaneiroBrazil is the fifth largest country in the world. And home to some of the greatest beaches in the world. It is the future home of the 2014 World Cup and Olympic Games 2016 and known for its fabulous Carnival celebrations. If you are planning a trip to Brazil in the near future here are some tips for you.

    Language

    The main language is Portuguese but in many of the tourist areas they will also speak English and Spanish. The Portuguese they speak in Brazil is however different from traditional Portuguese spoken in Portugal. It is a separate dialect.

    History

    It was colonized by the Portuguese during the Colonization Period and did not receive its independence until the 1800’s. Much of the Portuguese culture can still be seen today. Many other European countries tried to colonize the area but thanks to a treaty in 1700’s, Portugal was given all of Brazil. Brazil received its independence from Portugal in 1822.  (more…)

  • Brasilia: The Federal Capital of Brazil

    Senado Federal in Brasilia - The Federal Capital of BrazilBrasilia is the federal capital of Brazil. It has an area of about 5,822 kilometers squares. In the middle of the territory of Brazil, the construction of the Brazilian capital Brasilia is among the number of modernist urban assignments that will get gone from the tiny planks to get truth.

    Workers from different parts of Brazil were attracted towards the modern Brasília. They were also known as “candangos” (laborers) who have been in charge of building the town. A long time after the beginning of Brasília, the initiatives in the 1000s of personnel required have been recognized by United Nations agency UNESCO. During that time the area had been reported as being a “Tradition of Humanity” later in 1987.

    Brasília is bordered through the Rivers Preto on the eastern along with Descoberto on the western side, joining together within the division of 5,822 km2, with a population of more than 2,000,000 people. Living together directly from the city’s square setting tend to be politicians, diplomats and most of the civil servants of different ranks. (more…)