Category: Things To Do

Best Bars in Foz do Iguaçu

September 22, 2014

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Best Bars in Foz

Iguaçu Falls aren’t the only thing that runneth over in the city of Foz do Iguaçu. Known simply as Foz, the city sits in the middle of the Brazilian planalto. But with a population of over 260,000 people and a name reflecting the famous cataracts nearby, Foz offers more than a few chill spots for knocking ‘em back, responsibly, of course. While this list is by no means exhaustive, it is representative of the best bars and pubs in town…and with Foz being such a manageable size, you can hit more than one in a night.

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Visiting Ibirapuera Park

September 8, 2014

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Ibirapuera Park

Amid the chaos that is the endless megalopolis of São Paulo sits a verdant center of calm and culture called Ibirapuera Park. Designed by prolific Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer as the city’s answer to New York’s Central Park, Ibirapuera offers shady running and biking trails, sun-splashed expanses of well-kept grass, and striking monuments, museums, and […]

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Natal’s Nightlife

September 1, 2014

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Brazil’s northeastern city of Natal might be known for daylight diversions such as its endless beaches, but the city holds its own when it comes to nightlife as well. With these hot spots serving up unlimited mixes of music and cocktails, a night in Natal can be as steamy as that afternoon in the surf and on the sand.

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FLIP – Paraty International Literary Festival

August 4, 2014

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The colonial city of Paraty, in the western reaches of Rio de Janeiro state, is known for its rich history and awe-inspiring architecture. But every Brazilian winter brings with it a burst of intellectual excitement known as the Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty, or FLIP. This renowned annual international literary festival (this year’s edition ran […]

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Iguaçu National Park

July 7, 2014

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Renowned for its beauty, and for having one of the most breathtaking waterfalls in the world, Iguaçu National Park spans an area of ​​185,262 lush hectares. Established in 1939, it is the second national park to be established in Brazil. Bordering Argentina in the Brazilian state of Paraná, the park features a tremendous amount of […]

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Bonito’s Unique Flora

June 30, 2014

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The flamboyant pink trumpet tree lures all types of visitors in the Pantanal.

Bonito sits in the heart of the Pantanal region, the world’s largest inland marsh with an area of around 75,000 square miles (195,000 square kilometers) in western Brazil, northern Paraguay, and eastern Bolivia. This stunning, one-of-a-kind ecosystem, protected as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, houses myriad strange and interesting flora and […]

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