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Explore the lunar dunes and lagoons of Lençois Maranhenses – Brazil

White sand dunes and blue lagoons Considered a top destination in Brazil, the Lençois Maranhenses (maranhense sheets) combine kilometers and kilometers of white dunes dotted by freshwater ponds, sometimes blue, sometimes green. Its a true gateway to paradise, protected by its National Park status. The trip almost always beggins in the town of ‘Barreirinhas’ in […]

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Top adventure destination in Brazil – Jalapão state park

Jalapao is a top adventure destination in Brazil The Jalapão state park sits practically in the center of Brazil in the midwest state of Tocantins and is a natural paradise of unique beauty. Visitors will find the brazilian savanah (cerrado) biome mixed with grand river waterfalls, sand dunes and lavish natural havens. Over recent years the […]

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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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Top 05 tips for a day in downtown Rio de Janeiro

A bus trip or the metro will easily take you downtown Rio from Copacabana, Ipanema or other districts. A walk through the center streets opens up an opportunity to see real carioca lifestyle in rapid movement. If possible spare some time for the ‘Teatro Municipal’ (metropolitan theatre) and the central cathedrals (great pics if you have […]

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Top 03 tips for the best bars/hangouts in Rio de Janeiro

With the Rio de Janeiro summer time rolling on, the Highway Brazil team has 03 tips for those seeking for some fun in the Cidade Maravilhosa.   01 –  ‘Bar do Mineiro’ Bar do Mineiro (Miners bar or person who comes from the state of Minas Gerais – general mines) is a must for those […]

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Belo Horizonte Travel Tips – cuisine, arts and culture!

Belo Horizonte (Beautiful Horizon) – in Minas Gerais state – was the first brazilian planned city. One interesting aspect of the original design is the abundance of parks and squares. The city is known in Brazil as the ‘national capital of the pub’. Belo Horizonte has the highest concentration of bars and pubs per capita […]

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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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Brazilian Carnival

For some its just 05 days (2 bankholidys) off the job, but for a great deal of pepole its this one special moment during the year where you can just let it go loose and party on. From north to south east to west the country errupts into several days of pure festivity. Begins the Brazilian […]

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