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Maps of cities and regions of Brazil

Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Brazil

Unique places of interest in Brazil

Octavio Frias de Oliveira

From the series “Unbelievable and Magnificent Bridges and Viaducts”
The bridge with the complicated name Octavio Frias de Oliveira is located in Sao Paulo and is a construction unique from the architectural point of view. This is the only bridge on the earth whose supporting structure is X-shaped. In many respects, this unique feature of the bridge makes it one of the most beautiful bridges in the world. The cruciform prop supports two crossing roads, the height one of which is 12 meters, and the second - 24 meters form.

The general length of the bridge is 290 meters. Their construction lasted about two years and ended in May 2008. In a few months after the opening of the bridge, its construction was completed with the illumination system. The multi-colored LED lamps were installed in the exhausts. It was the gift for the city on the occasion of the New … Read all

Casa de Pedra

From the series “The Most Bizarre and Fancy Living Houses”
The original dwellings can be found not only in the elite districts of the big metropolises. A really unique house is located in the Elander district of São Paulo. The house called Casa-de-Pedra was built by the ordinary local gardener. Just a few years ago, the poor gardener had no money to build the smallest house. He found the simple exit from the complicated situation and built the house from the various materials that have come to pass.

The wooden beams, the pebbles and the ceramic cuttings, the old dishes and the cement - the simple gardener built the unique house from these simple and free building materials. And the 'modest' dwelling is one of the most beautiful in São Paulo and is often compared to the masterpieces of Antonio Gaudi. The housekeeper has nothing to say about … Read all
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Traveling in Norway: the Best Places to See During a Short Getaway

If you plan to stay in Norway only for several days, do not limit yourself to the capital. Hotels in Oslo are quite expensive but it is still better to book a hotel located close to the city center. Most tourists start their journey in Norway with Oslo as the biggest airport in the country is located in the capital. The capital’s major attractions include the Oslo Opera House, the Royal Palace, the National Museum, the Munch Museum, Grand Hotel, Parliament building, and Karl Johaus Gate Road. Visit the Munch Museum to see famous “The Scream” painting and then move to Aker Brygge harbor – most tourists come here to take pictures of old ships. Finally, the Grünerløkka neighborhood is a trendy place for everyone who likes partying at night or visiting cute vintage shops in the daytime. Read this


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Traditions in Brazil

Sao Paulo
The most waited event of the cultural life in Sao Paulo is still a carnival which is thoroughly prepared through the whole year. By its scale and staginess the carnival equals the globally renowned Rio Carnival. Thousands of tourists visit the destination to observe breathtaking performances of the best dancers. The carnival engages the best dance masters of local samba schools preparing to the festive dance march all the year round. Bright costumes of the participants of the march are objects … Read more
Rio de Janeiro
Local residents are very smiling, cheerful and friendly people. They are very responsive and are always ready to help, so foreigners will literally feel in Rio like at home. The city is home to immigrants from different countries and this is the reason why visitors here are very friendly to newcomers. However, this is also the reason for a taboo for the local people – all talks about race are banned. Any manifestation of neglect concerning this topic can be viewed as racist behavior. Local … Read more
Local people have their own habits and mentality. If you do not know the specifics of the worldview of Brazilians, then many things may seem very unusual in Salvador. For example, “jeitinho brasileiro” can be considered the main feature of all citizens. These words can be translated as "the Brazilian style of behavior." However, the word "style" is used in a little pejorative sense in this phrase. This concept covers all areas of Brazilian life. It permeates all layers of society - from … Read more
If you visit the city, remember that the Brazilians have their own unique mentality. Otherwise, the misdeeds of local residents may seem illogical and inconsistent in some situations. The commitment of jeitinho brasileiro unites all citizens. This is the Brazilian manner of behaving. And "manner" is used in a pejorative sense in this context. This is an unwritten set of attitudes related to life in general. It will be quite difficult for a non-Brazilian to understand these rules. It is quite … Read more
If you are going to visit Natal, you should not forget that jeitinho brasileiro is typical for local residents. It is translated as "the Brazilian manner of behavior." And the citizens say "manner" somewhat pejoratively in this case. It is difficult to understand jeitinho brasileiro for tourists, even if they communicate with Brazilians for a long time. This behavior is understood only by real Brazilians. But the behavior of the citizens surprises the tourists. For example, everyone lives under … Read more
One of main secrets of the popularity of Fortaleza is welcoming and cheerful atmosphere. Locals treat travelers with great interest and welcoming attitude. Speaking about the nature of locals, it’s worth to mention spiritual warmth, lightness and poetry; for tourists citizens may seem extremely sentimental. In any company, whether it is some local festival or dinner at one of the local restaurants, the foreigner will be treated as a good friend. Locals are always happy to talk to visitors … Read more
The locals have quite a peculiar character. Some travelers even say their behavior seems to be surprising and even strange. In general, they can be described as very sensitive and refined people. The locals can be offended easily, but they are also quick to forgive any offense. No one surely can call the people of Brazil vindictive. Foreigners are often worried by sympathy and goodwill of the local people. Visitors often search a hidden trick or a catch in such behavior. Indeed, in a bar or … Read more
Ilha Grande
Locals are known for their tranquil and peaceful temper. People here always try to resolve an argument by a simple conversation and to reduce tension by joking. Fighting here is a very rare phenomenon. Still, Ilha Grande is not the best place for alone night walks. The level of criminality is much lower than in the country in general and most locals try not to deal with tourists. Nevertheless, you should follow some basic rules: keep an eye on your personal stuff, do not show that you have a big … Read more

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