Brazil Travel Guides

Real reviews and articles from travellers in Brazil.

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Best Places to Visit in Brazil.

If you are planning a visit to Brazil any time soon you should check out these articles from real travellers for the best places to visit.

Ilhabela on a Weekend

Ilhabela is one of the stops along the “green coast route” (Costa Verde, in Portuguese), a route shared by the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, famous for its mountains covered in the [...]

A weekend in Belo Horizonte

Choose a new destination! Travel around the world is the dream of many people these days. And some destinations are almost a unanimity among travelers. When foreign people plan a trip to Brazil [...]

Living in Bonito MS – Brazil

Brazil is sound, color, and culture. It is the biggest country in Latin America that offers a lot of different experiences in each city. You can’t say that you know Brazil just by visiting [...]

Hiking Ibitipoca National Park: Brazil

The Journey – Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, a National Park in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil is considered a national treasure in Brazil. So much so that they only allow a few guests in daily [...]

The Magic of Florianopolis

Curios about Florianopolis? Every time I hear about Brazil, the major cities that come to my mind are Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. I went to the previous two cities and they are so distinctly [...]

Multiple romances of Rio de Janerio

Falling for the marvelous city ” Don’t forget this is the greatest city, he whispered in my ear, before the heavy metal door closed in between us. In a last glimpse I saw he pointing with a [...]

A love letter to Rio.

My first and (so far) only true Love. I label myself a classical carioca, genuinely satisfied being born in this amazing city, and proud of my personality shaped by her incredible atmosphere. Oh, [...]


MEETING IGUAZU FALLS A Brazilian Experience Considered one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature, Iguazu Falls are 272 waterfalls of Iguazu River, located between Brazil and Argentina, being the [...]

Brazil: Rio 2016

Having the Idea to go to Olympics Games… Rio de Janeiro Around two months ago, I was at the office and my boss came very excited, telling me that she was going to try to buy tickets for Olympics [...]

Manaus part 01: Finding green areas

Hello everyone! My name is Luísa and this is my first post on my new blog, Luka trips. I decided to start this blog because I love to travel and I would like to share my good and bad experiences [...]

Rio de Janeiro – Ciudad de Deus

Welcome to Rio! I should probably start by saying that I like to travel, most likely like everybody around the world, but I am not a traveler that is used to luxury or business lounge, nor to [...]

Brazil: magical Jericoacoara

Living Jerí The most astonishing thing I noticed in Jericoacoara is the fact that the sand is used as a pavement. Streets are made of sand, as well as the flooring in shops. Sand is everywhere, [...]

Algodoal Island – North Brazil

Brazil is such a big and diverse country that no matter how much you travel around you can always be surprised. I have a personal goal of getting to know every Brazilian state, one by one, though [...]

Rio de Janeiro: First days

Hi everyone! Since 5 days we are in Rio de Janeiro now. But honestly it feels like 5 weeks, because we have already seen so much! Here a short summary: Top things we did/ saw in Rio de Janeiro: [...]

Eight hours in Buzios, Brazil

HOW TO GET THERE We started our trip to Buzios not really knowing anything about this magical and charming place. We arrived there at eight in the morning with our Transatlantic cruise ship, [...]

A Paradise Called Itacaré

Of a indigenous origin and surrounded by natural beauty variety, the brazilian city enchants its people and foreigners who leave everything to live in paradise. By Laís Queiroz Imagine this [...]

Brazil – Life as a carnie

Brazil – Life as a carnie Feathers, fishnets and candy floss, clowns, eyelashes and one massive pink tent. Yes, I ran away with the circus, my life continues on the road touring through [...]

Sao Paulo: Visiting Like A Local

Sao Paulo – the largest city in Sao America; a megalopolis that will chew you up and spit you out unless you are a born Paulistano. I moved to this hot and polluted city in October, 2014. [...]

Salvador & Morro de São Paulo

Morro De São Paulo I set off on a two hour boat trip to Morro De São Paulo, where I had planned to relax on the beautiful beaches that I had heard so much about. Many of my Brazillian friends had [...]

The Capital of Minas Gerais

The city Belo Horizonte is the city I grew up in and one of the best cities to visit in Brazil in my opinion. Ok, I know what you’re thinking: She’s just saying that because [...]

The other side of Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de janeiro is one of the most visited city around the globe, and in 2014, was pretty much in evidence because of the FIFA World Cup. What many tourists don’t know is the other side of [...]