• Brazil´s Cuisine – What to eat?

    Brazilian cuisineMany people will tell you that you haven’t lived unless you have experienced Brazil’s cuisine. With European and African historical influences, an amazing array of dishes is available to tickle your taste buds. The popularity of dishes varies largely according to which region you are in. Since Brazil is such a huge country we have taken the time to list some of the must-have dishes on offer.

    Brazil´s amazing cuisine

    The national dish of Brazil is Feijoado which is a thick hearty stew that consists of black beans with diced pieces of pork and beef. Slow cooked for approximately five hours in a clay pot this traditional meal is often enjoyed on Wednesdays and weekends. The national beverage is coffee while cachaça, distilled from sugar cane, is the native liquor and main ingredient in the national cocktail. (more…)

  • Visa Requirement for Brazil – What you need to know!

    Visa Applicaton for BrasiPlanning on travelling to Brazil for the FIFA 2014 World Cup and are still making the crucial plans but have not secured your visa yet. No need to worry there is still time, not much but enough. Here are 5 easy steps to help you with obtaining your visa.

    How to get a visa for Brazil?

    Step 1- Visit the nearest consulate to ensure that you need a visa if you have any doubts.

    If a consulate is too far then use a visa service or agency. Note be taken that the consulate will not allow applications via mail when you make your application submission.  (more…)

  • Travel to Iguazu Falls

    Travel to Iguazu FallsIguazu falls is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. It is also the world’s largest water falls. It extends over 2700 meter which is nearly 2 miles in a semicircular shape.

    Iguazu falls are called in several names. And these are Iguazu falls or Iguassu falls. Actually Iguazu is Guarani or Tupi language. It carries the meaning big water. Iguazu falls cross the boundary between Argentina and Brazil. Argentina covered almost two third of this falls and the left part located in Brazil. Iguazu falls divide the river into upper and lower Iguazu.  (more…)

  • Samba show, the unique dance in Rio de Janeiro

    Samba show, the unique dance in Rio de Janeiro Samba is a unique dance. Brazil is founder to create such kind of dance. Especially it was originating in Bahia, Brazil. It has also spread in Africa. Actually samba was religious tradition in African nations once.

    The quality of samba has been changed day by day. Now it’s modern era. The modern samba has been appeared at the beginning of the 20th century. Nowadays samba brings a whole historical culture of cloths, parties, food and dance.  (more…)

  • Royal Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro

    Royal Botanical Garden Rio de JaneiroThe royal botanical garden is also known as Jardim Botanico and is located in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This garden is over 200 years old. It is one of the most beautiful and best protected green areas in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

    The total area of botanical garden is 140 hectors and lies at the foot of the Corcovado Mountain. There are more than 7000 plants species. The garden has 134 palm lined avenue.

    Among the plants there are also orchids, bromeliads, cacti, huge bamboos and different types of carnivorous plants. The Rio de Janeiro botanical garden is largely green not exceedingly floral.  (more…)