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Active vacation in Brazil - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Sampa Multifaceted, cheerful Brazil is a paradise for fans of night entertainments. Nightlife and vigorous activities are organically inherent in the festive city of Rio de Janeiro. Tourists should pay attention to Avenida Atlântica - a seaside avenue in Rio de Janeiro stretching for 4 kilometers along the coast. Here, visitors to the city will find a large number of restaurants, bars, and shops. Constantly sounding live music, picturesque views of the city or the sunset - depends on preferences - make this place a favorite zone of entertainment, recreation, and shopping. The coast never sleeps and is rich in nightclubs. Stop Night Club is one of the best clubs known for the cleanliness of premises and excellent protection.
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For those who prefer heavier music, Brasilia offers a two-story club with a beautiful name of "Velvet Pub". On the ground floor located in the basement, you'll find a dance floor, tables, and a bar. On the upper floor, there is a quiet lounge with a TV and another bar. The club capable of accommodating up to 300 people is right in the heart of the city. Here you can watch performances by representatives of the Brazilian and international alternative scenes, and on Saturday nights, there are entertainment shows and theme parties.
There is also something to do in the center of São Paulo, a busy metropolis with a population of nearly 40 million inhabitants. Here is Lions Night Club housed in a building with a half-century of history. This club attracts party makes with an interesting aesthetic design, bright 3D lights, velvet sofas, dark decor creating a relaxed atmosphere, deer heads hanging on the walls and a balcony overlooking the city. You're offered an excellent bar, DJs playing all night long, rock, jazz and electronics nights, and live music on Tuesdays. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Going to a club to have fun, keep in mind that Brazilian nightlife has its own flirting etiquette. This is a kind of game, the rules of which affect everyone without exception. For example, a man should never talk with a woman who does not interest him in a romantic way. It is perfectly normal and even expected to kiss a woman 5 minutes after you first met. On the contrary, if this is not done, a woman may find the man a coward or feel herself uninteresting. If a woman refuses to kiss a man, he can go to look for a more enthusiastic companion. At the same time, women should never talk to men they like, so they always visit clubs and bars wearing their best outfits. Despite the kisses, a woman will never go to the man's home on the first night - this is considered completely immoral.
Those who prefer the daytime also have things to do in Brazil. One of the interesting must-visit places is the rusting Paranapiacaba British railway station in Santo André jungles. From the middle of the 19th century until the 1940s, trains carried people from Sao Paulo to the Port in Santos along it. Here, tourists will find overgrown rails, rusty remains of carriages, and even a small replica of Big Ben. Nature lovers must find time to visit Parnamirim famous for the ancient cashew tree that spreads for 8,000 square meters and forms a real forest. This giant covers an area the size of almost five football fields. No one can say how old the tree is. Around the tree, there are small souvenir shops selling alcoholic drinks with cashew nut, wood crafts, and other related products. However, to see the giant, you need to pay a small fee at the entrance to its territory.
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Those who are eager for adventure should go on a hiking tour of the Pedra da Gávea Mountain. From its top, you can admire the whole city of Rio. Travelers who do not want to climb rocks for two and a half hours for the sake of a beautiful view are invited to fly a hang glider under the guidance of professionals. What could be more fantastic than hovering over colorful Rio admiring the mountains, the city, the national park, and the Atlantic Ocean!
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Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Brazil

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Brazil
♥   Restaurant 'Antonietta Empório' São Paulo. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Aprazível' Rio de Janeiro. Type - Brazilian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Arola Vintetres' São Paulo. Type - creative. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Artigiano' Rio de Janeiro. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Arturito' São Paulo. Type - Traditional. On the map   Photos
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Brazil
♥   Water park 'Veneza Water Park' Paulista, Pernambuco. On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Brazil
♥   Amusement park 'Eco Parque' Bahia. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Hopi Hari' Vinhedo. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Hot Park' Goiás. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Magic City' Suzano. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Mirabilandia' Pernambuco. On the map   Photos
Map of all parks
National and city parks of Brazil
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Acarai' . On the map   Photos
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Alberto Löfgren' . On the map   Photos
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Altamiro De Moura Pacheco' . On the map   Photos
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Alto Do Cariri' . On the map   Photos
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Biribiri' . On the map   Photos

Unique attractions in Brazil

Ouro Preto City

From the series “Famous Unesco Sites in South America”
Brazil also has an amazing historic city, which attracts researchers and ordinary tourists from all over the world. The city of Ouro Preto is located in the state of Minas Gerais. Once it has been a prosperous capital of the state. Founded in 1711, Ouro Preto became the real center of the Brazilian Gold Rush. Gold seekers flocked here from all over the world. A number of luxurious palaces and mansions increased every year. There were unique monuments of Baroque among them.

When the gold reserves depleted, the city gradually fell into neglect. Today it is a major tourist destination. One of the main attractions is the beautiful church of St. Francis. Amazing museums are located in historical premises today. The Inconfidencia History Museum is especially worth mentioning. A rich collection … Read all

Morro de Sao Paulo

From the series “The Most Cozy Towns Full of Zen”
In Brazil, travelers will have an opportunity to visit the charming island of Morro de Sao Paulo with the eponymous town. The later is considered one of the most quiet and peaceful places in the world. Tourists can get to the island by boat or small one-engine plane, which is a familiar mode of transport to locals. The island has a small airport and several hotels. Fans of beach recreation and scenic beauty like to spend some time there.

There is an excellent environment for active leisure on the island. You can go diving and snorkeling or have a long trek through the picturesque mountain areas and get acquainted with typical representatives of the local fauna. The island has excellent resort hotels that will please connoisseurs of comfort. Those who want to spend time in a more intimate … Read all
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Brazil

Sao Paulo
The city invites its foreign guests to visit a local aquarium. A visit to this oasis of underwater world will turn to an exciting adventure. A tour though numerous aquariums is accompanied with an interesting lecture on the presented species. Open air leisure enthusiasts will surely love local parks and gardens. A visit to the Jardim Botanico garden will as well turn to an amazing experience as the park always features cozy and serene atmosphere. The Parque do Ibirapuera will be a perfect place … Read more
Rio de Janeiro
Don’t forget to make a walk to local shopping centers. Probably, all most interesting shopping destinations are located in Copacabana. Souvenirs made of mahogany remain the most popular purchases among tourists. Local craftsmen can grind out most original ornaments and create stylish interior decorations from wood. Rio is home to more than a thousand of nightlife destinations. Each of them can simply conquer its guests with unforgettable festive atmosphere and rich entertainment program. … Read more
Salvador
Fans of outdoor recreation should not ignore the picturesque Dique de Tororo Park built around the eponymous artificial lake. This is an amazing place with a very beautiful design. In the park, visitors can take pictures with huge sculptures of animals or against the backdrop of chic landscapes. In the central part of the lake, there is a beautiful fountain supplemented by interesting sculptural compositions. There's no better place for romantic walks than Pituacu Metropolitan Park having a … Read more
Florianopolis
Agua Show Water Park enjoys constant popularity among water entertainment fans. Both the youngest visitors and thrill-seekers will find slides and attractions to their liking. Besides the variety of colorful slides and pools, the park has a very beautiful design. It is surrounded by dense green plantations, and directly in the park, you can see huge colorful figures of animals and marine creatures, knights, and fairy-tale characters. Tours of the nearby Campeche Island are extremely … Read more
Natal
Sports fans are obliged to explore the ultramodern Arena das Dunas stadium. It is one of the prominent attractions of Natal remaining a permanent venue for the most significant sporting events. The city of Natal is no less attractive for shoppers. They should not go past one of the largest shopping malls in the city - Midway Mall. It pleases visitors with a rich selection of clothing stores, as well as with a variety of colorful carousels designed specifically for young visitors. In the … Read more
Fortaleza
The length of the embankment is about 5 kilometers; it is a continuous series of colorful restaurants, bars, night clubs, art galleries and other entertainment places. In the eastern part of the resort there is the popular beach Praia do Futura, which is considered one of the most beautiful in the city. Travelers who want to make beautiful commemorative photos are recommended to go for vacation right there. Fortaleza is home to the largest water park in the country, Ponta Dunas. It will take … Read more
Brasilia
The most famous and popular nature reserve is located near TV Tower. Its total square exceeds more than 4 million square meters. The reserve is equipped with a monorail for excursion trips. Guests will also find numerous sports facilities, several playgrounds for children, bike paths and a beautiful swimming pool with slides and numerous funny attractions. Fans of fishing are welcome to enjoy their favorite activity on the lake. A large part of the reserve is dedicated to a picnic area. … Read more
Ilha Grande
However, it’s pretty comfortable to move around the city with a mountain bike. The kilometers of the dirt roads can easily lead you to any destination you’re looking for. There is also a bunch of bicycle rent points on the island for quite a good price, so you’ll certainly find something proper. But still, the best transport would be your own feet. There is the local national park which stretches all over the island and it includes more than 150 km of routes of any complexity. So here … Read more

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