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movies shot in brazil
[March 29, 2021 – 12:27 pm]
movies shot in brazil

Rio de Janeiro’s beauty hasn’t gone unnoticed by film directors both in Brazil and as far away as Hollywood; the city has provided the backdrop for some or all of the scenes within several well-known films. For all of you movie buffs, a visit to Rio gives a great opportunity to check out these film sets during your trip. Here, we explore some films in which Rio has been featured. (Cidade de Deus) City of God (2002) One of the most famous Brazilian films among English-speaking audiences to have ever been produced, City of God portrays the growth of organized crime and drug trafficking…

Brazil tourist cities
[March 19, 2021 – 11:59 am]
Brazil tourist cities

Brazil has hundreds of towns and cities for travelers to visit and enjoy, and across the country you can find a huge variety in terms of culture, scenery and attractions. Choosing 5 of the best tourist cities in Brazil is a challenge, but these five below have been chosen because between them they represent much of the variety that Brazil is known for. Rio de Janeiro Rio is Brazil s most popular tourist city, and for good reason. In this city alone you will find much of the variety that Brazil offers - wonderful beaches, scenery, a variety of attractions, and a bustling metropolis…

Interesting facts About brazil
[March 9, 2021 – 11:58 am]
Interesting facts About brazil

The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro is gearing up to host the next Olympics, but how much do we know about this sprawling metropolis nestled between the mountains and the sea? Rio is the sixth largest city in the Americas, and the second most populous in Brazil. Part of the city has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and if that wasn’t enough Rio is the hub of Brazil’s mining, telecommunications and oil economy, not to mention boasting its fair share of industries and universities. The city’s history and landmarks Rio was founded in 1565 as a domain of the Portuguese…

brazil photos
[February 27, 2021 – 11:54 am]
brazil photos

Credit: Mídia Ninja / Mobilização Nacional Indígena Sônia Guajajara, an Indigenous leader and one of the coordinators of the march, explained: “We carried 200 coffins symbolizing the genocide and deaths of Indigenous Peoples at the hands of the authorities allied to agribusiness.” Credit: Rogério Assis / Mobilização Nacional Indígena The protest was peaceful, but police met the crowd with rubber bullets and gas bombs. Credit: Rogério Assis / Mobilização Nacional Indígena The Brazilian government is enabling and perpetuating violence against Indigenous Peoples, and it doesn’t…

Great places to visit in brazil
[February 17, 2021 – 11:16 am]
Great places to visit in brazil

What a way to start the year: Visit Dove Lake, which was formed by glaciation in Tasmania. Behind it sits Cradle Mountain The destinations that Lonely Planet recommends travellers head to in January include Uganda, Florida, Lanzarote, Switzerland, Sydney, Slovenia, Kerala in India, Grenada, Honshu in Japan, Guatemala and the Arctic Peninsula. This month is also the time for nature fans to visit the southern Serengeti in Tanzania to watch thousands of grazing wildebeest or to explore the empty beaches and nature trails in full bloom in Australia s Tasmania. Other highlights this…

two facts About brazil
[February 7, 2021 – 10:46 am]
two facts About brazil

The term “United Nations” was in large part derived from the large number of nations that joined in common cause between 1939 and 1945 to defeat the Axis powers of Germany, Japan, and Italy during World War II. Scores of nations joined the major Allied powers to contribute, directly or indirectly, to the defeat of the common enemy. One of those nations was South America’s largest country, Brazil. The significant contribution of her wealth, resources, and blood of her own people is, unfortunately, little remembered today. Latin America in World War II Originally, Latin America…

Brazil places to visit top ten
[January 28, 2021 – 09:53 am]
Brazil places to visit top ten

When I think of a vacation in Brazil, my mind immediately springs to the stunning city of Rio de Janeiro, but the truth is that the country has so much more to offer than just a single metropolis. In fact, the southern tip of Brazil is highly popular with the inhabitants of neighboring Latin American countries, boasting many an attraction: both natural and man-made. From incredible waterfalls to historic ruins, there’s something for everyone in this region. Here are 10 incredible destinations in southern Brazil: Click on the images to enlarge them to full size 10. Porto Alegre…

australia brazil visa
[January 18, 2021 – 08:05 am]
australia brazil visa

6. Re: Brazil visa for Australians And to answer the Sydney writer s question, the procedure in Chile (and Argentina) is completely different from Brazil. In Chile and Argentina, ordinary tourists from Canada, the United States, and Australia do not require visas. These countries do insist that we pay a special tax in retaliation for the fees our governments charge Chilean and Argentine visitors. This fee is paid at the airport in Chile (and on the internet for Argentina), though. Once it s paid, no further steps are needed for us. (Other readers note, they do require require…

Brazil tours
[January 8, 2021 – 07:18 am]
Brazil tours

Wondering where to travel to while in Brazil? There are so many different destinations to choose from, but Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Salvador da Bahia, and Iguassu Falls are arguably the most popular destinations in Brazil. But there are heaps of other incredible destinations to choose from as well. If you re interested in history and culture, head out from Rio de Janeiro through Minas Gerais, the area where Brazil earned its wealth during the gold rush. Stay in Tiradentes, Ouro Preto, and Paraty. Wherever you go on your Brazil tour, you re sure to fall in love with the warmth…

Brazil visa Houston
[December 19, 2020 – 06:14 am]
Brazil visa Houston

Passports and Visas.com helps travelers in the Houston, TX area with getting a Brazil visa. Passports and Visas.com is a private company authorized by the Embassy of Brazil to expedite and hand-carry visa applications for those needing to obtain a quick Brazil visa. Our travel visa services start at $69. In working with Passports and Visas.com, you ll experience a visa application process that s fast, easy and designed to eliminate any anxiety that you may have about your visa to Brazil! Expert Brazil Visa and Passport Consultants available 12 hours a day and 7 days a week…

accommodation in brazil
[November 29, 2020 – 04:23 am]
accommodation in brazil

From its natural landscaping to the big city architectural design, you will find the scenery to be absolutely breathtaking. Each region of Brazil has something different and exciting to offer. In the north, you will find the tropical rain forests, home to many exotic birds, reptiles, and mammals. The south contains all the big cities and tourist attractions such as São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. In contrast, the east is not as well known among travelers, but it offers a great opportunity for you to find an uncrowded beach along the Atlantic Ocean or to go sightseeing in the Lost…

Natal brazil photos
[October 22, 2020 – 07:20 am]
Natal brazil photos

Not in Brazil for the World Cup? No problem! Sure, you can catch the games at your favorite local sports bar, but did you know that you can experience the atmosphere of the city streets, as well? has compiled an interactive series called “Brazil’s Painted Streets, ” featuring festively decorated avenues from each of the Brazilian cities playing host to the World Cup. Brazilian soccer fans adorn the streets with patriotic decorations every four years, but this year, they’ve taken their task to new heights, with the eyes of the world squarely focused on Brazilian cities. These…

Brazil work visa requirements for us citizens
[October 12, 2020 – 07:03 am]
Brazil work visa requirements for us citizens

By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter Like a lot of countries, Brazil requires all foreigners to have a work visa to be employed by a Brazilian business here. New Zealand is the only exception; Brazil offers “Working Holidays” or temporary work visas to citizens of New Zealand as part of a reciprocal political agreement in place. (See the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs for further information.) To obtain a work visa, a long list of requirements must be met, including in-person submission of paper application forms, proof of residency for the last twelve months within…

Carnival brazil photos
[October 2, 2020 – 07:00 am]
Carnival brazil photos

Putting the spotlight on regional diversity, cultural barriers and political affairs, the Carnival in Brazil took off with a wild start on February 25. Merrymakers took to the streets in hundreds of open-air bloco parties during Rio s over-the-top five-day affair, the highlight of the year for many. (Source: AP) A reveller from the Grande Rio samba school performed during the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. (Source: Reuters) A reveller from Vila Isabel samba school performed during the carnival parade. (Source: Reuters) A reveller from Salgueiro samba…

Visa to enter brazil
[September 2, 2020 – 06:42 am]
Visa to enter brazil

Consulate General of Brazil in Washington The Consulate General of Brazil in Washington must let its public know that Mondays and specially Fridays are the busiest days of the week to come to the Consulate to apply for a visa or request any other service. This Consulate has its resources and staff members designated to provide services to individuals from its jurisdiction (District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and North Carolina). Individuals from outside of this jurisdiction should apply for visas or request any other consular service…