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Brazil – Top Beaches in southern Bahia – Trancoso

Trancoso in Southern Bahia – Brazil Of the 7500 km of Atlantic coast in Brazil the 300 or so km of southern Bahia are ranked as some of the best beaches of all the southern ocean. The small village of Trancoso in southern Bahia was the place where for the first time the portuguese anchord […]

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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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Experience Brazil: From Rio de Janeiro to Belem in the Amazon forest

That morning I had jumpped out of bed – around 06am – late – you  could imagine for the 6:58 flight from Rio till the northern capital of ‘Belem’ in the second biggest brazilian state of Pará. Luckily I was at the hotel ‘Marajó’ in Rio – Centro – (clean – reasonable – moneys worth – […]

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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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Top 03 Apps you should use in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

So the bags are packed, passport in hand time to get the last detalhes for the brilliant trip to the Rio de Janeiro. Highway Brazil has 03 tips for apps that will help out on the trip. Top apps Brazil! Check it out! 01 – Google translator Everyone’s aware of its effectiveness and with its […]

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The most exciting places for Hiking Trekking in Brazil

Trekking in the Chapada Diamantina/Bahia – Pati Valley Amazing scenery and perfect trails. These are two aspects that the visitor soon realizes when arriving at the Chapada Diamantina, more precisely in the Pati Valley. Trekking there is suitable for those looking for a complete challenge, which combines contact with nature with an ideal physical activity […]

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Experience Brazil: Pirenópolis – Day 03

The natural beauties and the sheer charm of the small colonial town of Pirenópolis in the midwest state of Goias – Brazil were the mane arguments for making it the first place the Olympic torch would visit after the capital – Brasília. Its colonial – neoclassical style architecture throws visitors back some 200 years in […]

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Experience Brazil – Pirenopolis – Day 01

Highway Brazil visited Pirenopolis or Piri as its called, on the Easter holiday in late March/16. Beeing a relished holiday – one of the busiest of the year – prices were high. We stayed at the ‘Rancho do Joao’ inn – on one of the main streets in town, at a price range of around […]

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