Best Places to Buy Traditional Arts and Crafts in Brazil

Best Places to Buy Traditional Arts and Crafts in Brazil

Historically, handicrafts have received little recognition as an art form in Brazil. However, in the last few decades it has been gaining popularity for celebrating local culture and restoring traditions. Naturally creative, the Brazilian people value the importance of telling stories about their beautiful country, cultivating a family tradition and art form that has been handed down from generation to generation. Handicrafts have become a major business opportunity that generates income, sti... [ read more ]

The most beautiful buildings in Brasilia designed by Oscar Niemeyer

The most beautiful buildings in Brasilia designed by Oscar Niemeyer

Architect Oscar Niemeyer designed all the significant buildings in Brasilia. He did the best! He loved to work with forms but not so with details, landscaping and materials. Niemeyer rather worked only with bare concrete. Niemeyer worked together with Roberto Burle Marx he was the most excellent landscape designer, and Milton Ramos materials - and detailing-focused architects, and Alfredo Ceschiatti he was a gifted sculptor and artist. All the buildings he worked on had accepted to the plan o... [ read more ]

A guide to the official residence of the President of Brazil

A guide to the official residence of the President of Brazil

The Brazil President’s official residence is Palácio da Alvorada. It’s situated in the national capital, on a peninsula at the borders of Paranoá Lake. The designer of Palácio da Alvorada was Oscar Niemeyer. This was the first dedicating building in Brasília, in 1958. Juscelino Kubitscheck named it. The meaning of the name is "Palace of the Dawn". This palace is a symbol of the current movement of Brazilian architecture, the country’s technical and cultural progress. The columns of t... [ read more ]

A short guide to the capital city of Brazil

A short guide to the capital city of Brazil

Brasilia is a South American city and it is the federal capital of Brazil. This grow well wonderful city is located in the Central-West part of the country, in the Federal District. Brasilia is full of sightseeing attractions and great things to do. It is famous for its modernist style and it is also a great example in urban planning. Only five years before its initiation there was desert, but now there are gorgeous buildings, ranging from beautiful Cathedral of Brasilia to the unforgettable ... [ read more ]

The best visiting places in Recife

The best visiting places in Recife

Recife is a perfect place to spend your holiday in Pernambuco. There are beautiful attractions, amazing beaches, great food and lovely people. You will find many places to go, things to experience and sights to see. This unforgettable experience will remain a great memory. The cultural roots of Recife are notable and the traditional activities should not be overlooked. Recife is one of the richest places in Brazil where you can explore folk art and craft, sculpture, painting, music and dance... [ read more ]

Things to know about Recife for visitors

Things to know about Recife for visitors

Recife is the second largest city in Northeastern Brazil and is the capital city of the State Pernambuco. Originally it was built as a port city, but now it exports cotton, coffee and sugar. Recifegot its name from the Portuguese word for reef. This refers to the coral reefs that drawn a line between its coast and the city's many beautiful beaches. This beautiful area has only recently become a popular tourist attraction. Recife is known as the Venice of Brazil for its small and intimate win... [ read more ]

A short guide to the Brazilian culture

A short guide to the Brazilian culture

The best way to know about the Brazilian culture if you experience it, however a Brazilian visit is not an every day activity, so first of all a take a look at our short guide to the Brazilian culture, to be aware about the basic aspects that contributes to the  complexity of this  culture. Weather you are planning to visit the country, or just wish to read a little bit more about it, this short quid will satisfy your interest and gives you some useful information that helps you learn a litt... [ read more ]

Most fantastic buildings of Brazil

Most fantastic buildings of Brazil

If you hear the world Brazil, there are at least five things that first come to your mind and they are the following: Amazon, carnival, football, soccer and people with full of joy. Brazil is a unique country with an amazing mixture of cultures; a land of joy, with the most friendly and passionate people. In our earlier topics we have spoke about the country’s festivals, natural wanders, its culture, however we haven’t mentioned yet, that Brazil is known as a mecca for architecture lovers.... [ read more ]