Welcome to Brazil Travel guide

Welcome to Brazil travel guide the largest country in South America with 8.5 million square kilometers. The Amazon rainforest covers the northern part of Brazil and offers a luxurious biodiversity. Brazil a multifaceted country, large cities, beautiful beaches, stunning waterfalls, splendid landscapes and diverse cultures. During the colonial period mostly Europeans came to Brazil especially Portuguese. However the country has a melting pot of Africans, indigenous and Japanese cultures as well. This blend of traditions is driven by the Portuguese heritage mostly seen through religion, language, cuisine and architecture. In Sao Paulo the Japanese cuisine is delicious. In terms of festivity the carnival is one of the most important festival held forty-six days before Easter.

Dances are very popular, you can count up to 12 dances from Brazilian zouk to carimbo and samba.

Things to See and Do in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro
Foz De Iguaçu
Angra Dos Reis
Jijoca De Jericoacoara
Iguaçu National Park
Beko do Batman area

“Beko do Batman area”

Entrance Lagoinha do Leste

“Entrance Lagoinha do Leste”

Typical Costs When Travelling

Accommodation – There’s plenty of choices for different price range. It is easy to book via or other platform. This allows you to screen the prices and comments. Count in average USD 30 for single person.

Food & drinks – Sea food, meat and cocktails Brazil is diverse regarding to food. Try the Pão de queijo, Moqueca, BBQ meat, the chocolate truffles brigadeiros, feijoada and more. In terms of prices depending on what kind of food you go for, if fast food count around USD 10 per day.

Transportation – I’ve been using Uber a lot to facilitate communication and speed up my transfers. There’s buses available and public transport. Note that traffic can be heavy in most cities.Taxi ride is on average USD 3.


Suggested daily budget – 50-60 EUR / 52-62 USD (Note: This is a suggested budget assuming you’re staying in a hostel, eating out a little, cooking most of your meals, and using local transportation. Using the budget tips below, you can always lower this number. However, if you stay in fancier accommodation or eat out more often, expect this to be higher!)

Tips to travel in Brazil

Brazil doesn’t have the best reputation in terms of safety, if you pay attention to the tips below, respect locals and culture you shouldn’t have issue. I travelled 15 days alone in Brazil, only Sao Paulo downtown was a bit dodgy. I got surprised by the atmosphere but nothing happened to me. Just my gut told me not to stay long.

Language Official language in Portuguese, have a translator ready to use on your phone since no many Brazilians speak English.
Avoid downtown Downtown in most cities in Brazil are not recommended. If going avoid valuables or eye catchy brands. Overall don't travel in Brazil with watch, jewelry or brand.
Plugs Voltage is 127 / 120 V, the standard frequency is 60 Hz. Bring an universal converter and a converter is useful if you bring your own electronics.
Credit Cards, ATM & cash You can largely use credit card in Brazil, note that it is better avoiding bringing too much cash with you..

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What can I expect from Brazil?

Brazil brings cultural & landscape diversity. All destination are different, for nature lover it is the place to be. The climat is different depending of the area. Bring a large collection of clothes from warm to light. Note that if you’re planning to visit the Amazon rainforest, the level of humidity is very high. It is recommended to bring waterproofs, quick-dry clothes and long pants to protect you against mosquitoes bits and the sun. The South, from June to August is quite cold. Appart from that, don’t forget your swimming suit and beach outfit.


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