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Santa Teresa Tram is Open

A typical Rio de Janeiro district, Santa Teresa was born around a convent in the 18th century and now populates a hillside in the...

It’s Summer Peak Season in Brazil!

There are beaches in Brazil among the most beautiful on the planet. Some landscapes are celestial, with blue water and white sand. From the...

Tourism

Carnival is Coming!

Even though it’s December, you’re not too late to start planning for the biggest celebration Brazil has to offer, Carnival. The official date for...

Why Visit Brazil?

Brazil, home to football, the Samba, the Amazon, gorgeous beaches and tropical hideaways, is rich in culture and vibrancy. The gateway to South America,...

Visiting the World of Soccer

São Paulo lives with intensity a national passion: soccer. This love is clearly present in the Soccer Museum, one of the must see attractions...

Manaus: Paris Of The Tropics

Manaus is known as Paris dos Trópicos (Paris of the Tropics), due to its intense modernization during the rubber cycle (a period of great...

Arts & Culture

Sandy Cressman and her New CD “Entre Amigos”

As founder and leader of the group Homenagem Brasileira, San Francisco-based vocalist/educator Sandy Cressman has had many opportunities over the last 20-plus years to...

The Story of the Greatest Brazilian Singer

More than 34 years after her death from an accidental overdose, Brazilians still can’t get enough of Elis Regina, considered by many the country’s...

Music Review: Fio da Memoria by Luisa Maita

Six years is a long time to wait between albums for a new artist, but São Paulo-born Luisa Maita seemed to have made the...
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