North-East Brazil

Sport in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

Named in honor of Saint Paul of Tarsus, the Brazilian city of São Paulo is known as an alpha global city in the southeastern part of Brazil. The city is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil’s most populous and wealthiest state. It exerts strong regional influence in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment and a strong international influence. …

Continue reading  

Carnival in Natal

The capital and largest city of the of State Rio Grande do Norte, Natal is located in northeastern Brazil. The city has a total population of approximately 862,044 people. It is the capital of Brazil closest to Africa and Europe, and the Greater Natal International Airport connects Natal with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights. Festa Junina …

Continue reading  

Enjoy Water Sports in Paraty

Paraty is a preserved Brazilian Imperial municipality with a population of approximately 36,000 people. The small city is located on the Costa Verde (Green Coast), a lush, green corridor that runs along the coastline of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. Named for a local swamp fish, Paraty sits on Brazil’s southeastern coast, 125 miles south of Rio, …

Continue reading  

Snorkeling in Fernando de Noronha

The archipelago got its name from the Portuguese merchant Fernão de Loronha, to whom it was given by the Portuguese crown for services rendered regarding wood imported from Brazil. The islands of this archipelago are the visible parts of a range of submerged mountains. It consists of 21 islands, islets and rocks of volcanic origin. The main island is 10 …

Continue reading