• 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…)

  • 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…)