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Top 03 Bahia beaches – Brazil

Sargi beach - Bahia Brazil

01 – Itacarezinho The cocoa coast of Bahia – Brazil is filled with delicious beaches and none more than the Itacarezinho beach some 10 miles south of the small town of Itacare. Little Itacare only in name this 2 mile beach counts with a good restaurant strucutre – something rare in the region – along […]

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Rio de Janeiro’s aquarium ‘Aqua Rio’ opens for públic

The VLT is the best way to get to Rio’s  Aquarium First tip. It’s best to purcahse your Aqua Rio ticket before hand on the internet- avoiding unnecessary queues. The best way to get to the Aqua Rio marine aquarium is by using the new VLT tram that runs in downtown Rio de Janeiro. The […]

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Mysterious stonewalls and rock formations baffle the intrepid visitor of outback Brazil

Mysterious stonewall and rock formations Speculation has the stonewall of Parauna – Goias – Brazil as a construction built by ancient american peoples due to whale oil having been found in the wall compostion. The region habors all sorts of unusual and and highly beautiful sites. At the top of the valley where the Parauna […]

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Unique and unusual places to stay in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

Private Yacht in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro The boat is anchored in the bay, near the quay of the schooners, in the Historic Center of Paraty in Rio de Janeiro state. Boarding is done with an inflatable boat with a 15hp engine. No one better than the sailor Michel to be your host on this […]

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Experience Brazil: ancient wall built by Incas or aliens?

Serra da Portaria - Goiás - Brazil - highway brazil

Mysterious stone wall built by aliens ? Far from the Atlantic ocean some 750 m in land in the mid-west state of Goiás – Brazil a beautiful and ancient land with mysterious rock formations puzzles all who visit. Some 220 m from Brasília where outback farmland clashes with shear wilderness of brazilian cerrado the land […]

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Experience Brazil: a motorcycle tour of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Moto tour Rio de Janeiro – Motorcycle Tourism Like any other big city in the world you can travel round Rio de Janeiro by car, metro, bus, bike… but for a unique and adventurous experience – HighwayBrazil went on a motorcycle tour of Rio de Janeiro with adventure expedition leaders Gabriel Roso and Daniel Chrispim of […]

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Top 05 stunning Rio de Janeiro hiking trails

Top 05 stunning Rio de Janeiro hiking trails – Brazil 5  –  PEDRA BONITA (Beautiful rock) Located in the world’s largest urban forest. The ‘Pedra Bonita’ at ‘Tijuca’ forest in Rio de Janeiro offers unparalleled views of the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’. To get there take a taxi to the ‘São Conrado’ hang-gliding ramp following the ‘Estrada da Canoa’ […]

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10 Things You Should Know Before You Visit Brazil

1 – Brazilians are never on time. They’re always at least 20 minutes late. Doesn’t mean they don’t care about your time or that you are not important. It’s just part of the culture – go with the flow. 2 – The “OK” gesture in Brazil is roughly equivalent to the 01 finger in the […]

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Holidays in Brazil: check out the best cultural centers

OZI and 30 years of street art exhibition CEF - Brazil - photo: highway Brazil

‘Bank of Brazil’ and ‘Caixa Bank’ are cultural centers par excellence They’re a kind of barbican center of brazilian culture – a place where you can see the grand master painters of the past along side their modern and contemporary peers. The ‘Bank of Brazil‘ and the ‘Caixa Economica‘ cultural centers are par excellence havens of […]

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