Brazil is perhaps the surprisingly the fifth largest country in the world and the largest country in South America.  Most famous for its football it is also renowned throughout the world for its carnivals.  Brazil is also home to some fantastic natural attractions such as the Amazon Rainforest and the Iguacu Falls – both of which draw in thousands of tourists from around the world.


Due to the size of Brazil, the climate varies drastically depending on where you are situated.  The north of the country is monsoon like with a dry season and a wet season, whilst the south of the country experiences the “normal” seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn.  It’s best to check the climate of the specific part of Brazil you are thinking of visiting before you travel.

Things to See and Do

Wow where to start.  There are literally thousands of things to see and do in Brazil that it would be impossible to list them all here.  A selection of the best include:

  • The Amazon Rainforest – this is one experience that you will never forget!
  • Carnival – held in either late February or early March, Brazil’s Carnival is world renowned!
  • Soccer – Brazilian Football is immense and the atmosphere is electric!
  • Beaches – Brazil is lined with beautiful beaches and there are hundreds to choose from
  • Waterfalls – these are also immense.  Check out the Iguacu Falls if you can!

Getting Around

Travelling by plane is the quickest way to get around Brazil but many passengers to find the domestic flights annoying to the point that they would rather use a different type of transport.  Other options include bus and car hire Brazil.  Brazil has the largest road network in South America and so travelling by road is easy and a great experience.  To compare the price of car hire companies in Brazil use the website.

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