Tourism

The wonders of Brazil, including the mining city of Ouro Preto, the historic centre of Salvador, Bahia, the pilot plan of the Country’s capital, Brasília and the natural beauty of Rio de Janeiro will be presented in an itinerant visual exhibit of the World Cultural Heritage Sites in Brazil. The exhibit will present twelve sites, as listed by UNESCO. The goal is to promote the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites in Brazil to emissive priority markets as a country that possesses unique cultural beauty and diverse appeal to tourists across the globe. According to UNESCO, out of the 981 sites listed…

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With the countdown to the Rio 2016 Summer Games underway, Londoners are being given an insight into life in Brazil. A new magazine hopes to bring the two countries closer together with a bilingual take on everything from music to fashion and tourism. Chris Fuzinatto, the publisher of Bossa Brazil Magazine (BBMag) joined London Live News.

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It is finally April. Presumably, the end of the rainy season for the southeast region of Brazil. We will see: weather is not what it used to be anymore, one should take umbrella and coat whenever going out, to be on the safe side. Rio de Janeiro is beautiful and breathtaking, but when it rains… The following text was published on The Umbrella, a local newsletter for the English-speaking Community in Rio de Janeiro. Some experiences turn to lessons very quickly: never plan to stay in Rio de Janeiro during vacations in January. It rains. Better yet, it pours. A…

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Brazil is a diverse destination, both in terms of culture and tradition. To live and breathe it as you travel makes for an unforgettable experience. Ready for take off? Have you ever thought of taking a different type of trip, one during which you and your family not only visit a new place and experience new scenery and local history, but one in which you can actual learn, in practice, a little about the local culture? The concept of Creative Tourism proposes that tourists have an educational, emotional and social interaction with the destination, its local culture and its residents.…

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The cultural attaché of the Embassy of Brazil in London talked exclusively with BBMag. Hayle Melim Gadelha welcomed our reporter, and told us some very interesting things about Brazilian culture here in London. BBMag: What role does the Cultural sector of the Embassy play? HMG: The promotion of Brazilian culture to foreign audiences is one of the many missions of Brazilian Embassies throughout the world. In my view, this work ought to take into consideration the enormous diversity of our country’s cultural and artistic expressions, seeking to overcome the stereotypes, and not focussing solely on the cultural production of our…

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A small, quiet town, surrounded by mountains with a much loved local cuisine. Need to recharge the batteries? This is the perfect place! When people talk about tourism in Brazil the first things that pop into their heads are the scorching, sun drenched beaches (that leave the body a little pink), lots of music, samba, Carnival and football, right? Yes. These are unquestionably the country’s hallmarks. But there is so much more to Brazil than this. Gonçalves, a small and quiet town in southern Minas Gerais is the true antidote to the better-known neighbouring tourist hotspots of Campos do Jordão…

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When we talk about beaches, the first places that spring to mind are the beautiful beaches of Rio de Janeiro and the state’s north-eastern coast. However, half of Brazil’s landmass borders the ocean, with many beaches that are not so well known and characterised by natural beauty and breath-taking scenery. Although São Paulo city is famous for its concrete capital, the state is home to some wonderful beaches. Here is our guide to the top 5, which you have to visit. Domingas Dias – Ubatuba Access to the beach is via the BR-101 highway, after which a 300-metre trail leads…

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Brazilians who come to the UK without English language skills or knowledge about their rights and civic duties may face problems in the future. With this in mind, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has this year launched a booklet designed to better inform binational couples and promote a new service, “Call 180”, which offers information about how to proceed in cases of domestic violence, custody battles and the international extraction of minors. The booklet is available at no cost from the Brazilian Consulate and also available online. To obtain assistance from the Brazilian authorities, call 180: Dial 0800 890 055…

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