Brazil

Paraty: Small Town Paradise in Brazil

by Katy Stewart on February 21, 2012

The moment I set foot in Paraty, Brazil, I was in love. may be the place to party, but when you feel the need to escape to a more tranquil place, Paraty is the place to come. It is a three-hour ride on a comfortable inter-city bus from Rio – and it is paradise. …

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High Profile Sporting Events Lure Travelers to Brazil

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 1, 2011

Maracana Stadium Rio

There are all sorts of great reasons to visit Brazil, South America’s largest country, from the beautiful beaches along along the country’s 5,000 mile coast line to the nature of the Amazon rain forest and the Pantanal wetlands.  From the delicious cuisine and regional specialties the caipirinha cocktail, the country’s national social drink.  From the […]

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Visiting Rio de Janeiro For the First Time

by Rita Cook on October 25, 2011

Rio beach

With a tropical sort of European feel, when you step off the plan in Rio,  you’ll feel a pulse of energy that you aren’t likely to find anywhere else in the world.  The people of Rio de Janeiro are called cariocas, meaning an energetic, exuberant people in love with life. You’ll be in love with […]

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