Brazil Travel & Tourism RIO DE JANEIRO — Traveling Brazil by bus is now a lot easier for foreign tourists than ever before. A new website – available in English, Spanish and Portuguese – makes searching for bus routes and … Continue reading
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Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO — Tourist travel visa requirements for Brazilian and U.S. citizens visiting each other’s countries may soon disappear. The U.S. ambassador in Brazil, Thomas Shannon, said in an interview with G1, “soon” Brazilians … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – A glass-bottomed bar suspended by a crane 130 feet above Enseada Beach, in Guaruja, on the Sao Paulo Coast is the big attraction this summer. The structure is 40 meters high, … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian airlines TAM and Gol appear in a ranking of the 5 most dangerous airlines in the world, according to a study by the German company Jacdec. The survey, which assessed … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – The city of Bombinhas, a seaside town 70 kilometers north of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina state, is considering charging tourists a fee. The mayor of Bombinhas, Ana Paula da Silva, said the … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – The Brazilian Federation of Youth Hostels (FBAJ) announced Monday their annual ranking of the 10 best-rated hostels in Brazil.
Brazil Travel & Tourism News BLUMENAU, Brazil – Known by beer lovers the world over for its annual Oktoberfest, the city kicked off Blumenau Sommerfest 2013, Thursday. The festival, a kind of mini Oktoberfest, which also takes place in German … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – For many, Buenos Aires seems like the most European city in the southern hemisphere, much like Paris, Madrid and Rome. The city’s extraordinary cultural life, beautiful architecture and superb dining, as … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News SAN LUCAS ISLAND, Costa Rica – This former prison colony, located just off Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, is now a tourist attraction. The island prison, which operated between 1873 and 1991, first housed political … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – Google Streetview Brazil announced Thursday inclusion of 35 Brazilian tourist attractions, such as the Sao Paulo Zoo and Ipanema Beach. The service offers interactive panoramic views of sites around the world.
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – Amateur photographers recorded images of a Brazilian airliner skidding off runway Friday, one from inside the aircraft cabin and one from the ground, reported Brazilian online media Saturday. Azul flight 6903 … Continue reading
RIO DE JANEIRO – A tour boat with 45 people aboard, including 39 Brazilian and foreign tourists, capsized Friday afternoon on the Rio Negro, in the Amazon, reported online media. The tour boat had departed from the Ariau Amazon Towers … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News SAO PAULO – Streetcar No. 32, 101-years-old and operating in the center of Santos, on the Sao Paulo coast, is the oldest in Brazil. Recently restored, appearing as if it just arrived from the Scottish … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – Google Street View announced this week that the company has increased its supply of 360-degree panoramic images of Brazil. The service, available in Brazil since 2010, now covers more than seventy … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – A hang glider accident Tuesday morning in Rio de Janeiro has left the pilot dead and a tourist badly shaken, reported online media. The tragedy occurred in Sao Conrado, in the … Continue reading