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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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Incredible views of the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro

The great Maracanã stadium (above), between the districts of Tijuca and São Cristóvão, will be pivotal for the opening and closing cerimonies of the International Olympic Games of 2016 in Rio. As we all know, the 2016 Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, a revolutionary event for the city and atll Brazil. Ten thousand […]

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10 top Vegan restaurants to enjoy in Rio

Borough of ‘Botafogo’ – RJ 01 – (Organic refectory) ‘Refeitório Orgânico’ It serves breakfast – buffet. Opens Monday to Saturday from 11am to 04pm Address: February 19th Street, 120 – House 2 Phone: (55) 21 2537-0750 Site: http://www.refeitorioorganico.com.br 02 – Vegan Chacara ‘Vegana Chácara’ Serves lunch with ‘dishes of the day’. Opens Monday to Friday […]

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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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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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Brazil’s 10 Best Tropicalia Albums: Pop, Psychedelia & Politics

The late 1960s in Brazil saw the emergence of a short-lived though immensely prolific musical movement: Tropicalia. Combining genres like Samba or Forró with experimentalism and psychedelia, Tropicália engaged with political issues that had real relevance for Brazil, which at the time was living under a military dictatorship. It is not surprising that many Tropicália […]

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Health system for tourists in Brazil

To have a great trip in Brazil and take back home only the great memories, see practical tips and essential information to protect your health and make your vacation more enjoyable and peaceful. Brazil offers to both Brazilian and foreign tourists plenty of tour options, namely those related to nature, adventure, history and culture. The […]

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