Brazil is the only lusophone (Portuguese speaking) country on the whole American continent. Its most populous cities are Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, the capital.

It is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest in the world, after Russia, Canada, China and USA.

It is bound by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and borders Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname to the north, Colombia to the northwest, Bolivia and Peru to the west, Paraguay and Argentina to the southwest and Uruguay to the south.

Brazil’s territory also includes numver of island groups such as Atol das Rocas, Saint Peter and Paul’s Archipelagos, Fernando de Noronha, Trinidade and Martim Vaz.

Because it is such a large country with such a variegated morphology, visitors may climb up the mountains and admire the Atlantic Ocean once they have reached the top. Hills, plains, highlands, mountains, scrubland, beaches; Brazil really has it all.

However, we cannot deny that it has amazing beaches that attract tourists from all over the world and, let’s admit, the beauties that populate such beaches play quite an important role in increasing the number of visitors.

Brazilian men and women are, in fact, known for their perfectly sculpted bodies, which they enhance by wearing the tiniest swimsuits you will ever see in your life. If you are planning on going to Brazil to hit the beach and forego your paleness, it is crucial that your leave your swimsuit at home and purchase one on site, so that you can fully immerge in the Brazilian culture and enjoy the pleasures of the beach, where the locals spend most of their time.
If you plan to visit Brazil for the first time, you had better make sure you are in Rio de Janeiro when the carnival starts, as the way the Brazilians celebrate carnival is so magnificent and extravagant that the event is broadcasted all over the world.

During your trip, you can also visit one of the many fashion shows held in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, especially during the summer months.

However, returning to the beaches, you will hardly find an isolated spot, as most people spend the whole day sunbathing and playing volleyball. During the night, they party on the beach.

So what are the things that you cannot miss once you get to Brazil?

  • The beaches of Itapororoca, Trancoso, Coqueiros, Praia de Espelho and Tirirca
  • The night parties at Bahia
  • Capoeira dancers in Salvador
  • Horseback riding trip in Itacarè
  • A concert at the Terreiro de Jesus square in Salvador

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