• 15 Facts you need to know about the World Cup in Brazil

    FIFA World Cup Brasil 2014The 2014 FIFA World Cup is now less than a month away, with final squads being announced and more specific details about the tournament being announced. With so much information coming in it all seems a little too much to take in. We have therefore taken the liberty to gather the 15 most important facts you will need to know about Brazil.

    15 Facts about the World Cup 2014 in Brazil

    #1 The most important thing to know are the countries participating in the tournament. By regional groupings qualifying as follows:  (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…)

  • Countdown to the World Cup – The 2014 babes calendar is here

    Home advantage Hosts Brazil are tipped to do well on home soil when the tournament gets underway in June - Babes calendar 2014This summer’s World Cup in Brasil is coming closer. There are different countdowns running already. But here is an alternative countdown to this summer’s FIFA World Cup, the 2014 babes calendar. This calendar is created by American photographer Tim Tadder.

    The calendar features beautiful models showing off their great football skills around Brazil and integrates football and the stadiums in the Brazilian life. Twelve stadiums have been digitally integrated with some of the South American country’s most stunning scenery to create the backdrops for each of the nice image.  (more…)

  • Life in favela Rio de Janeiro

    Life in favela Rio de JaneiroFavela is a Portuguese word. It is the term for a slum or shanty town in Brazil. Most of the favelas are located in hill side and urban areas. Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo are famous for favelas. Almost 950 favelas are located in Rio. These favelas will introduces you to another Rio.

    Among these favela Vila Caroas and Rochina are the largest ones in Brazil.

    Favela first appeared in the late 19th century. Brazilian soliders built it to live. Favela is also spelled favela. The primitive favela was built on the Morro de Castelo in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.  (more…)

  • Fortaleza: A blonde bride of the sun

    Fortaleza: A blonde bride of the sun

    Fortaleza is the capital city of Brazilian state Ceará and meaning of the name of this city is “Fortress”. The first constructing from the what is called these days Fortaleza had been the Castle Schoonenborch, built-in 1649 by the Dutch, which at that time got penetrated and also ended up inhabiting towns inside Sting bikini northeastern part of Brazil.

    The state of Ceará can be defined by only a pair of words; party & sun. Fortaleza is the coastal area of Brazil with most sunny days over summer and winter. Party is the everlasting point out associated with character of those as well as the town. Forró, normal music genre for the area of northeast, can be around the peoples’ blood vessels, about the seashores, about the dance clubs, about the cafes, for the restaurants, around the motels, around the roads.  (more…)

  • Manaus: The Capital City of Amazonas

    Manaus: The Capital City of Amazonas - Crossing the AmazonasManaus is the capital city of the state “Amazonas” in Brazil. It has an area of about 11,401 square kilometers. Manaus is situated in the mid of the actual Amazon natural forest; Several airlines connect Manaus with the United States of America; European tourists might find safer to come to Manaus, instead of visiting Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In the early period of the 20th century, Manaus grew to become really wealthy and also the most important cultural hub in Northern Brazil. The old rubber’s dreamed of modifying it into a Western fashion town along with a new name; the actual motion picture Fitzcarraldo provides an idea of just what exactly lifestyle was like in the rubber’s period.

    Opera House of Amazonas in ManausA reflection on this amount of opulence is to be found in the estates as well as monuments regarding Manaus, for example the “Opera House of Amazonas” opened up in 1896. Constructed with the aid of supplies and artists produced by European countries, its key place, in the form of an harp, can easily seat 640 men and women withinside the stalls. In 1965 it was declared as a part of the Brazil’s Countrywide Heritage and also has been opened after comprehensive renovating.  (more…)