Tourist Guide to Macapá, in the Amazon, Brazil

Tourist Guide to Macapá, in the Amazon, Brazil

The city of  Macapá is located in Brazil's Northern Region and it is the capital of  Amapá state. The city was founded first around a fortress named  Forte de São José do Macapá in 1688. More settlers arrived from the Azores in 1751 to defend region from French, English and Dutch invasions. African slaves were brought later to carry on building the fort. City of Macapá in the Amazon itself was founded in 1738.  Macapá is called "The capital of the middle of the world " due to the f... [ read more ]

Three Main Ways of Transport to Get around the Amazon

Three Main Ways of Transport to Get around the Amazon

Visiting the Amazon in Brazil you will have more ways of transport to get around than you would actually think. You can easily access even smaller cities inside the Amazon by local buses or a car and you also have airlines connecting the cities most visited by tourists. Local travel in Brazil is always easy. Public transport outside of the Amazon is generally by bus or plane, though there are a few passenger trains, too. However you travel, services will be crowded, plentiful and, apart from... [ read more ]

Tourist Guide to Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Tourist Guide to Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The capital of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, is the third largest city in Brazil. Although moderately attractive it offers little in the way of sights, beyond a handful of museums and parks. Most travellers come here to change bus on the way to Ouro Preto or Tiradentes, or to find work as an English language teacher. The center of the city is filled with skyscrapers surrounded by huge mountains helping to trap the pollution  produced in the city. The city is pocked with hills that rise and f... [ read more ]

Best time to visit Brazil

Best time to visit Brazil

It’s never easy to choose the perfect time to visit a foreign country. Whether it’s a holiday or a business trip we provide you some information trying to make your decision easier. The best time to visit Brazil is definitely from April to June and August to October. Business visitors should avoid mid-December to the end of February, when it is hot and people are on holiday. In these months, hotels, beaches and transport tend to be very crowded. July is a school holiday month. If visiting ... [ 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 attractions of the Amazon

The best attractions of the Amazon

The Amazon Rainforest, known as Amazonia, is an amazing moist broadleaf forest. It covers a large part of the Amazon Basin of South America. The Amazon represents more than half of the planet's rainforests, and it includes the largest and most species-rich tropical rainforest in the world. Amazon offers a wide range variety of things to do and ensures adventurous fun to you.  Check out this short guide about the best attractions of the Amazon, and plan your holiday to experience all of the a... [ read more ]

A guide to the fascinating Amazon

A guide to the fascinating Amazon

The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. It covers over five and a half million square kilometers. More than half of the Amazon is located in Brazil (60%), but it is also located in other South American countries as Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Guyana, Colombia, French Guiana, Suriname and Bolivia. If Amazonia were a country, it would be the ninth largest in the world. The Amazon rainforest is the most powerful natural phenomenon on the planet. Fauna The Amazon r... [ read more ]

Most wonderful natural wonders of Brazil

Most wonderful natural wonders of Brazil

Being the largest country in South America, its geographical features are so rich that one  with a long visit in the country, can explore rainforests, wetlands, mountains and of course the beautiful Amazon River and rainforest. Here are the most wonderful natural wonders of Brazilia, creating the complex ecosystem of the country, contributing to the enchantments of the land and making a worth visit country for everyone, at least once in our life. Amazon Rainforest The first think that p... [ read more ]