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Hotels Brazil

Brasilia Imperial Hotel, Brasilia

Copacabana Rio Hotel

Hilton, Belem

Hotel Passeio, Fortaleza

Magic Palace Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

Marina Park Hotel, Fortaleza

Mercure Brasilia Eixo, Brasilia

Pousadas em visconde de maua

Villa Reggia Hotel

Windsor Hotel, Rio de Janeiro


Villas and Apartments Brazil

Iracema Praia Park, Fortaleza

Morada Dos ventos, Pipa

Pousada Paraigogi, Maragogi

Villa Itadega, Praia do Rosa

Villa Laurinda, Rio de Janeiro

Villa Mont, Paraty

Villa Nautica, Monte Libano

Villa Taiba Beach, Taiba




General information Brazil

Brazilie Net

The weather in Brazil

Nature in Brazil

Telephone guide Brazil

Vaccinations for Brazil

Viva Brazil

Anthem Brazil

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil




What to see and do in Brazil

Buzios

Campeche Island

Cultural Science Museum

Iguassu Falls

Manaus

Sao Paulo Museums

Serra da Bodoquena

Tijuca national park

Visconde de Maua



Jobs/ Internships in Brazil

Internships in Brazil

New Hope Volunteers

Teach Abroad in Brazil

Work abroad

Working in Brazil


Stay with locals in Brazil

Be Welcome

Couchsurfing

Trusted House sitters


Diving and sports Brazil

Abrolhos National Par

Biosfera Brasi

Capoeira

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Maracanã Stadion

Rio 2016 Olympics

Scuba Diving Brazil


Natal Brazil

Best of Natal

Fort dos Reis Magos

Instituto Câmara Cascudo

Museum of religious arts

Ponta Negra

Praia de Genipabu



Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Botanical garden Rio

Christ the Redeemer Rio de Janeiro

Cinelândia

Copacabana

Morro da Urca

Palácio Tiradentes

Theatro Municipal


Restaurants Brazil

Ancoramar, Rio de Janeiro

Buoni Amici’s Pizza, Fortaleza

Cacanhas, Porto Alegre

Guinza, Natal

Lunchdinner

Restaurante Aprazivel, Rio

Tabua de Carne, Nata

Tandoor, Sao Paulo

Tordesilhas, Sao Paulo



Going out in Brazil

Cinema Brasil

Forro com Turista Natal

Fortaleza Nightlife

Lions Nightclub, Sao Paulo

Party in Brazil

Praias de Fortaleza

Roxy Bar, Belem

Santo Scenarium, Rio de Janeiro

Sao Paulo Nightlife

Vegas Club, Sao Paulo


Travelstories/ Blogs/ Photo's

Baardwijk's Worldview

Born again Brazilian

Brazil World Cup Blog

Brazilian Gringo

Photo's from Brazil

Rio Gringa

Sean´s Travel Stories

The Brazil Travel Blog

World Nomads Brazil



Real estate Brazil

Brazil Bahia Property

Buying Real Estate in Brazil

Going2Travel real estate

Mondinion

Property Brazil



Rent a car / transportation

Car rent in Brazil

Avis

Breda Rio

Real Expresso

Taxi in Fortaleza

Taxi in Sao Paulo

Touring Club Brasil

Carnival Brazil

Carnival in Olinda

Carnival Bookers

Rio Carnival Dates

Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí

The Rio Carnival 2012

The Rio Carnival 2015


Government Brazil

Federal Government of Brazil

UK embassy

Police Brazil

Politics in Brazil

The president



Shopping in Brazil

Amsterdam Sauer, Rio

Bourbon Shopping, Sao Paulo

Maceió Shopping

Polishop, Sao Paulo

Shopping center Piedad

Shopping Rio Sul


Business in Brazil

Banco central

Business in Brazil

Chamber of Commerce Brazil

Credit Management Brazil

Professional Offce Help

Riddell National Bank

Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Healthcare Brazil

A. Sylvestre Hospital

Sirio Libanes Hospital, Sao Paulo

Dentists in Brazil

UNIFESP Sao Paulo

Hospitals in Brazil


Travel guide Brazil A-Z

Area

Brazil is 8,514,877 km ² and is the largest country in South America.

Best time to travel

You can visit Brazil all year round. Only in the south in the summer (December / February) it is very hot and in winter there can be lot of rain.  

Border formalities

For Brazil a valid passport is required with a minimum of 6 months validity after returning to Europe. A visa is not required.

Capital

The capital of Brazil is Brasilia.

Climate / wheather

Brazil has no real seasons, except in the south. In most of the country the temperature is uniform and there are short tropical rains. Rio has high humidity and the average daily temperature is 26 degrees in the summer (our winter) even 30 to 40 degrees. The Brazilian plateau cities such as São Paulo and Brasília have a milder climate with an average temperature of 19 degrees. The Amazon region has an equable climate. It is almost never warmer than 32 degrees.

Economy

Brazil has the largest economy in Latin America. There is an abundance of natural resources. Brazil is expected to become the fifth largest economy in the world. Natural resouces in Brazil: iron ore, manganese, bauxite, nickel, uranium, phosphates, tin, hydropower, gold, platinum, petroleum, timber.

Flying to Brasil

Brazil-Amsterdam is a distance of about 7,400 kilometers. After a flight of 9 to 10 hours you'll reach the international airport of Fortaleza or Natal.

General

The official name of Brazil is Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil).

Geografy

Brazil, in South America, is bordering French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and the Atlantic Ocean. Geographically, Brazil is divided into four units: the tropical coast, the highlands of tropical rainforest, Sertão; a dry and desert-like region and the Amazon basin to the highlands of Guyana, the highest mountain in Brazil is the Pico da Neblina. The coastline of Brazil is 7,491 km.

Health

For Brazil no vaccinations are required. A vaccination against yellow fever is mandatory if one comes from a country where there is yellow fever. Vaccinations against DTP and Hepatitis A are recommended. In some areas, malaria occurs, also dengue.

Ilha da Queimada Grande

Ilha da Queimada Grande, also known as Snake Island, is an island located off the coast of Brazil in the Atlantic Ocean. It is administered as part of the municipality of Itanhaém in the State of São Paulo. The island is small in size and has many different types of terrain, ranging from bare rock to rainforest. The island has a temperate climate. The island is the only home of the critically endangered, venomous Bothrops insularis (golden lancehead pit viper), which has a diet of birds.

Independence

Brazil is independent since 7 September 1822 (from Portugal).

Inhabitants

Brazil has 199 321 413 (2012) inhabitants. The Brazilians are diverse in origin: it is a mixture of Africans, Europeans and Indians. The culture is predominantly Western.

Language

In Brazil they speak Portuguese.

Money

The currency if Brazil is the Brazilian Real (BRL). Serviço ( service charge) is listed separately on the hotel or restaurant bill in Brazil. Then no additional tip is required. 

Religion

Approximately 89% of the population in Brazil is Christian. In addition, a large part of the population in the northeast is a follower of Candomble, a religion imported by slaves from Africa.

Telephony

The international access number for Brazil is +55.

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