As of June 17, 2019, Brazil is finally eliminating its costly visa program. This means citizens from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia will no longer have to pay $160 per person in advance to visit to Brazil. Make no mistake: this is a game changer for travel to Latin America and even more of a reason you should put Brazil on your travel radar.
Although Carnival is celebrated in many places, Rio de Janeiro has long been regarded as the Carnival Capital of the world. Go once and you might just want to come back every year! Here are Ker & Downey’s top tips for experiencing Carnival in Rio: the world’s flashiest party.
Ker & Downey’s Michelle Nicholson recently returned from a trip to Brazil and fills us on in on Paraty – one of Brazil’s best-kept secrets. Here are her recommendations. The UNESCO World Heritage town of Paraty in Brazil is one of Ker & Downey’s best-kept secrets. It’s a quaint, well-preserved fishing village with cobbled streets and original buildings. In its bay, you’ll find multicolored boats, with charming fishing huts and lively people going about their business. There are granite rock islands and hidden beaches for a secluded pocket of paradise. Paraty is a wonderful destination to visit for a few […]
See more of Brazil with Ker & Downey’s list of the top things to do in Brazil. South America’s largest country is set to host the world’s largest sporting event this summer. But there’s so much more to see and do in Brazil than just the olympics. It’s a country whose landscapes are as diverse as its culture, where everything seems larger than life. Currently the U.S. dollar is very strong to the Brazilian Real so travel to the country is incredibly affordable. Ready to start planning? Check out our suggested itineraries to Brazil and our guide for the top […]