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Top 05 unforgettable Rio de Janeiro beaches

The most beautiful and unforgettable Rio de Janeiro beaches. 5 – Joatinga beach (Joá) The Joatinga is an exclusive beach located in the ‘Joah’ neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. About 300 meters long its not accessible during high tide but when the tide is low, this small strip of sand becomes one of the best spots […]

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7 unforgettable beaches you must see in Brazil

HighwayBrazil selected 7 unforgettable beaches you must see! Check it out! 7. Central Beach Camboriú: Is where everything happens. The southern capital of Florianopolis (in the state of Santa Catarina) has it all: restaurants, bars, hotels, nightclubs and a delightful bike lane on the seaside, which leads to a very busy area where people practice […]

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Penguin swims 5.000 miles each year just to visit fisherman friend

The dog is usually considered best friend, but for 71 year old fisherman João Pereira de Souza, from the state of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, a less traditional animal came to his fondness – ‘Dindin’ a South American Magellanic penguin. They met in 2011 when Dindin was washed up on the shores on the […]

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Top 04 places for singles to meet up in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro – Brazil has been voted the 3rd top destinations for singles. So Highway Brazil set up a list of places to meet up and find new freinds and passions. Brazilians are generally well homoured and open to talks/chats. The beach is the best place to meet people. 01- Bar Belmonte – Leblon […]

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Tourists seek hostels in favelas of Rio de Janeiro

In search of lower rates and a unique experience, many brazilian and foreign tourists are planning to stay in hotels, specially hostels in favelas in Rio de Janeiro In 2011, a journalist from the northeastern state of Ceara, Sidney Pereira Filho, was at the ‘Morro Dona Marta’ (Rio de Janeiro) to report on community tourism. There […]

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Experience Brazil: The Amazon forest – idyllic beaches and lavish nature all in the same place – welcome to Belem!

Pará is a massive brazilian state in the Amazon forest roughly 1.250.000 square km – thats like the size of Alasca – If it where a country it would be 22nd on world ranking. Belem – the state capital sits right at the last turn of the great amazonian river basin where it meets the […]

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Top 06 things to do in Rio de Janeiro downtown

The vacations in the Cidade Maravilhosa makes for a good time to take a look at Rio de Janeiro downtown beyond Ipanema and Copacabana. With several days of feasts and fun ahead your gonna see more to the Cidade Maravilhosa then thought. You should spare a couple of days to know the city center and to take […]

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03 great craft beers you must taste in Rio de Janeiro

‘Uma gelada’ (translates as ‘an icy’ on google) thats how brazilians ask for a cold beer at bars, obviously due to high average anual temperatures. More than 90% of beers are pilsen and roughly the same percentage are concentrated in 05 brands of the Inbev brewery. You’ll find them in 99% of all bars, pubs […]

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Experience Brazil: Tips for Belem in the Amazon forest – Emilio Goeldi Museum

Today’s tip – Emilio Goeldi Museum in Belem Just a few miles from the ‘Docas’ in downtown Belem lays perhapst the best surprise in the city – the Emilio Goeldi Musuem. The entrance can deceit you as it’s highly modest, and after purchasing a ticket for R$ 2,50 (roughly $0,75 – 2016 currency) your ready […]

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