Welcome to the Brazil Blog of Aventura do Brasil!
We, as expatriates, share our knowledge
We are pleased to share news, trends and curiosities about Brazil with you here. Given that we live in Brazil, we constantly acquire new experiences that we do not want to keep to ourselves, be they funny, informative or adventurous. In our subsections (Sports, Culture, Adventure, Lifestyle, Social Engagement, Eco, Events and Travel Advice) the Aventura do Brasil team regularly collects new insider knowledge and summarizes it for you on our Brazil Blog.
Our aims are not strictly limited to enthusiastic Brazil fans. We also hope to reach newcomers with our passion. This material also serves as a wonderful resource in preparing for your trip.
Wouldn’t you want to know where the most beautiful beaches and hiking routes are in Brazil? Our Travel Advice section gives it all away.
Are you an adventure junkie seeking not just relaxed beach getaways but real action? The Adventure section provides you with great ideas.
Did you know that Havaianas and coffee make great souvenirs? Maybe you just want to learn from humorous, confident and unbiased Brazilians? The Lifestyle section provides further information.
Is there a Brazilian national sport besides soccer? Learn more in the Sports section.
If you are an advocate of eco-tourism, the Eco section will show you the most interesting Brazilian destinations.
Would you like to identify and champion social initiatives? No problem. In the Social Engagement section we present some projects that you can visit and support.
Do you like to celebrate and party? The Events section will shed light on when and where this is best done in Brazil.
Brazil also has a lot to offer for culture enthusiasts. In the Culture section we draw your attention to such highlights.
Benefit from the insider knowledge of the Aventura do Brasil team and read carefully so that you can come up with exciting anecdotes for your next social gathering. Check our blog regularly and always stay up to date with the latest news in Brazil!
Children's Day in Brazil is celebrated on a different date than in America. Brazil's “Dia das Crianças”, which is introduced in this article, is celebrated on October 12. When traveling in Brazil, you will realize that Brazilians love their children with all their heart and the best gift one can receive is children's laughter.
Brazil is associated with soccer, but many people describe skating as a secret national sport. That's because the country has more skate tracks than anywhere else in the world. This also benefits the non-governmental organization Social Skate, which offers support to underprivileged children in Sao Paulo.
Footvolley is one of the most popular sports in Brazil and has its home in Rio. It is a mixture of soccer and volleyball and it is played almost exclusively on the beach. So that this beach sport doesn't remain a foreign word for you, we will explain in this article what exactly is behind the trend sport footvolley.
Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. Many high rocky hills tower above Rio's skyscrapers and offer fantastic views of the metropolis. A hiking trail leads to almost all of the peaks. The absolute highlight is Pedra da Gávea, the highest point of Rio de Janeiro. Get to know more in our article!
Brazil possesses a huge area and varied vegetation zones, from rainforest and savanna to mountainous landscapes. But nature is not only interesting for international tourists. Brazil's soil is very rich in minerals. The soil is also very valuable for agricultural corporations, like for the cultivation of soy.