🇧🇷 Brazil


14 April 2021

This is Brazil’s new majestic statue of Christ

Brazil will soon have not one but two giant statues Jesus Christ. The new statue is being built in a small town in the south of […]
2 April 2021

24 hours in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is an impressive city. From beautiful expansive beaches (after all Brazil is renowned from them) to vibrant neighbourhoods, tasty traditional food, modern architecture […]
2 March 2021

10 Fascinating facts about the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest, otherwise known as Amazonia or “Amazon jungle”, represents over half of the planet’s remaining rainforests. It comprises the largest and most biodiverse tract […]
16 February 2021

10 interesting facts about Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most important cultural events of Brazil, attracting each year more than 5 million people and approximately […]
12 February 2021

Rio’s Carnival is cancelled: Here’s how to celebrate it online

In a ‘normal’ world, the largest street celebration would be starting today, February 12th. Cariocas and visitors alike, would be rushing to the streets to watch […]
11 January 2021

Amazon lost almost 8,500 square kilometers of forest in Brazil in 2020

Nearly 8,500 square kilometers of Amazonian forest were destroyed in Brazil in 2020, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). This has been the […]
7 January 2021

New study: The Amazon rainforest may become completely arid by 2064

Global warming, droughts, deforestation, fires: these phenomena are a constant all over the world, but more so in the Amazon and it may lead to the […]
31 December 2020

Rio de Janeiro: Why is New Year’s Eve at Copacabana so famous?

Before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out in early 2020, people from all over the world used to go to Brazil, in particular to the beaches in […]
23 December 2020

How is Christmas celebrated in Brazil?

Christmas is one of the most important holidays in the Brazilian calendar and is very much celebrated, although not quite in the same way as it […]
24 November 2020

Supporting Sustainable Recovery of Tourism in Brazil

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has reaffirmed his commitment to working closely with the Government of Brazil to help the country’s tourism sector […]
27 September 2020

Brazil: Rio postpones Carnival over Covid-19

On Thursday, Brazilian officials announced that for the first time in more than 100 years, the famous Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival has been suspended due to […]
17 September 2020

Brazil accelerates vaccination efforts

Due to the wide circulation of the virus in Brazil, four candidate vaccines are being tested on 22,000 volunteers, including the one from the British company […]
3 September 2020

The Brazilian archipelago you may visit only if you had Covid-19 before

The worldwide Covid-19 pandemic has a never-seen impact on the travel industry. Less than a year ago, people flew across the world over and over again, […]
31 July 2020

Covid-19 contagion cases
skyrocket in Brazil

On July 29th, Brazil’s Health Ministry confirmed 69,074 new cases and 1,595 deaths, both new single-day records. The country has been severely hit by the pandemic […]
13 July 2020

Embraer E-Jet renews air in the cabin 20 times per hour

The logic for keeping the same safe distance on a plane as you would on the ground is understandable. Cabin air circulation and ventilation in an […]
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