• FIFA 2014: Spain Sent Packing!

    Spain FlagJust after two games Spain’s World Cup defence came to a crashing end, as they suffered a 2-0 to Chile at the Maracana. First half goals from Eduardo Vargas and Charles Aranguiz were enough to hand Chile a deserved win, confirming the first two teams to exit the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Having earlier lost to the Netherlands, Australia joined Spain as the first of two teams to book their tickets back home. Six points each for the Dutch and Chile mean that neither Spain nor Australia could surpass their points tally. (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…)

  • 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…)

  • The Rio Carnival is the central diversion of the grand Brazil Carnival

    The Rio Carnival is the central diversion of the grand Brazil CarnivalRio carnival is known all over the world as “the greatest show on globe!”. It was held first in 1823. This is the worlds most famous festival so far.

    Simplify Rio carnival

    Rio carnival is a celebration filled with music, dance, wonderful performance and funny outcomes which is really colorful, external and magnificent madness. It is the most significant event in the life of Brazilian culture. The preparation for Rio carnival starts a month before Rio carnival.

    Upcoming Rio carnival

    Upcoming Rio carnival is taking place from 28th February to 4th March this year. Every year the carnival show starts on Friday and ends on Ash Wednesday.  (more…)

  • How to use public transportation in Rio de Janeiro

    Urban traffic - streets of Rio de JaneiroFor any person that is travelling to a town by themselves, knowing how to get around is very important. Renting a car can be very expensive and not always you will have a guide to show you around. This article will cover some basics about the public transportation in Rio, what you should and what you should not do. As well as giving you some very important information on how they work.

    Bus

    The bus is the most used method of public transport in Rio. You should try to avoid taking the bus in the rush hour. If you need to take a bus during the rush hour, try choosing a bus line that doesn’t pass through the city center. The combination of a packed bus and the summer heat is not a pleasant experience, you should try to avoid it.  (more…)