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Cities and states

The Amazon

  • Pará – Check here for the beauties of the state that is the gateway to the Amazon region.

The Northeast

  • Bahia – Begin with Bahia! website and check here for some useful information about Carnival events. For Chapada Diamantina, try these two websites: Welcome to Chapada and Biosfera. And here you will find info about Camamu, Maraú and Barra Grande.
  • Pernambuco A Gringo in Olinda offers some good tips, in case you are traveling to Olinda and Recife, or other cities of the Northeast region. This area is also covered by the beautifully illustrated Recife Guide.

The Central region

  • Distrito Federal and Brasília The basics about Brasília can be found here.

The Southeast

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The South

  • Santa Catarina – Balneário de Camboriú, the most popular beach in the south of the country, has a pretty decent website in several languages, including English, French and Spanish.



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What to see

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From the Web: Begin with this good interview with Michael Sommers, author of the guides Moon Brazil and Moon Rio de Janeiro at  Jungledrums. Then visit BrazilMax, “the Hip Guide to Brazil”, a very complete road map for foreign tourists. Complement it with Brazil Biodiversity, that suggests the best ways to spend your day in several cities. You can also give a try to the official Brazilian Tourism Portal and to the independent Brazil Travel Blog. A few newspapers published in English created specific web pages that offer great tips. They review hotels and restaurants, suggest destinations and what you shouldn’t miss. Try The New York Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.

Brazilian embassies and consulates

Europe: Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich, Barcelona, Madrid, London, Milan, Rome, Lisbon, Oporto
Americas: Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Santiago, Assunción, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco
Asia: Hong Kong,
Oceania: Sidney
Also, check the Foreign Relations website for the addresses of foreign consulates in the country.