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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 05 types of popular brazilian junk food

So your at the end of the daily budget and there’s still a meal to go. What can you do with $5.00 in your hands and an apetite for some brazilian junk food? 1- Cachorro quente (Hot dog) They’re on every corner of the big cities and even in smaller towns. The hot dog stand […]

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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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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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Brazilian Pantanal is a must for the true wildlife lover

Nine out of ten specialists will say it’s the best place in the country to spot a wild jaguar in nature and along with that you’ll still able to see hundreds of species of birds, mamals, fish and reptiles from one of the worlds’ most preserved wildlife scenes. Jaguars, aligators, piranas, eagles, there an infinite […]

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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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