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How to get from Rio airport to Zona Sul of Rio de Janeiro

How to get from Rio airport to Zona Sul of Rio de Janeiro

There are several options for getting from Rio airport to Zona Sul (Ipanema, Copacabana, Leblon, Flamengo, Botafogo, Jardim Botânico) 1) Executive airport limo On arrival you’ll find desks of all the main companies in front of you just waiting to sell  you a ride into town. Advantages: You can pay by credit card or opt for […]

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10 de November de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to Novo Airão from Manaus

How to get to Novo Airão from Manaus

There are are 3 options for getting from Manaus to Novo Airão now the lancha rápida (fast boat) is no longer running: taxi lotação (shared taxi) bus and private taxi transfer. TAXI LOTAÇÃO/SHARED TAXI: Take Avenida Brasil in Manaus and turn off onto the road leading to the bridge (Rua Coronel Cyrillo Neves). Just before […]

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17 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
10 interesting surprises about Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil

10 interesting surprises about Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil

  Novo Airão is an important tourist centre, an ideal jumping off point for visits to the Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas, the world’s largest freshwater archipelago, and the Parque Nacional do Jaú, the second largest park in Latin America. Nature, history and unique experiences abound here. Discover more about Novo Airão here. Here are some […]

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15 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Explore the history, nature and pousadas of Novo Airão, Brazil

Explore the history, nature and pousadas of Novo Airão, Brazil

Novo Airão is a small town of 18,000 people located on the River Negro, 180 kms or a 2.5 hour drive from Manaus. Originally an indigenous settlement called Tauapessassu, the place only became a municipality separate from Manaus in 1956. The majority of the population came from Airão (now called Velho Airão) 115 kms upriver […]

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12 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
10 surprising facts about Ilha de Marajó, Pará

10 surprising facts about Ilha de Marajó, Pará

Marajó is an island located at the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil, in the state of Pará. It’s a 3 and a half hour boat ride from Belém, has a population of around 250,000 and is the largest fluvial island in the world. Here’s how to get to Ilha de Marajó. And here are some […]

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2 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to Christ the Redeemer / Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro: an insider’s guide

How to get to Christ the Redeemer / Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro: an insider’s guide

Updated May 4 2016. Please note from July 2016 only visitors who have pre-paid tickets bought in advance online will be able to take the Corcovado train. Christ the Redeemer, otherwise known as Cristo Redentor or Corcovado, is Rio de Janeiro’s busiest tourist attraction. So when is the best time of day to visit? How much does […]

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4 de August de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to Jericoacoara from Fortaleza, Brazil

How to get to Jericoacoara from Fortaleza, Brazil

Jericoacoara is a beach resort 250 kms from Fortaleza. There’s an asphalt road road as far as Jijoca but after that you’ll be travelling through the national park which is all dunes and sand and only passable by motorbike, jardineira (truck with seats on the back) or 4×4. Getting there is not easy! By car […]

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26 de May de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to Fortim and Pontal de Maceió in Ceará

How to get to Fortim and Pontal de Maceió in Ceará

Maceió is the capital city of Alagoas and you could be forgiven for thinking that Pontal de Maceió would be in the same state at least. It isn’t! It’s a tiny unspoilt fishing village just past Fortim in the southeast of Ceará state! Getting here is simple so long as you are not trying to […]

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19 de May de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to the Rota Ecológica of Alagoas, Porto de Pedras and Sao Miguel dos Milagres

How to get to the Rota Ecológica of Alagoas, Porto de Pedras and Sao Miguel dos Milagres

The 24 km stretch of Rota Ecológica of Alagoas which runs between Porto de Pedras and Barra de Camaragibe is a stretch of pristine coastline almost equidistant between Maceió, state capital of Alagoas, and Recife state capital of Pernambuco .There are two municipalities here – Porto de Pedras in the north which takes in Praia […]

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15 de May de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get from Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

How to get from Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

By bus/boat Rapido Federal runs 4 buses a day between Seabra and Salvador all of which pass through the Chapada Diamantina towns of  Palmeiras (for Capão) and Lençois. The journey takes around 7 hours from Palmeiras and 6 from Lençois and costs approximately R$68,00. However if you are travelling from Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba you don’t […]

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17 de March de 2015 | By | Reply More