Brazil is the largest Portuguese-speaking nation in the Americas and it’s the 5th largest country in the world. Geographically, Brazil can be separated into three areas: the Brazilian Coasts, the Amazon river basin, and the Brazilian Highlands. This geographic diversity means there are lots of things to do in this enchanting country. Adventurers may enjoy mountain biking, hiking or climbing in the Brazilian Highlands. Both adventure and luxury travelers might enjoy exploring the unbelievable wildlife, flora and fauna in the Amazon Basin or going snorkeling in Fernando de Noronha National Park. A wide variety of travelers tend to be attracted to the Brazilian coastline, one of the premiere luxury destinations in South America, famous for its white-sand beaches, such as Ipanema Beach in Rio and Copacabana Beach.
Things to do
- Iguazu Falls
- The Itaipu Dam
- Escadaria Selarón
- Discuss life, culture, medicinal plants of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest with locals
- Explore Rio’s Samba Culture
- Copacabana Palace
- Hotel Das Cataratas
- Caiman Ecological Refuge
- Iberostar Amazon
- Hotel Fasano Salvador
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Affectionately referred to as “MoBay,” Montego Bay lies on the northwest coast of Jamaica and pulses with the energy of authentic Jamaican life.
MoBay is home to some of the island’s most scenic beaches. At the popular Doctor’s Cave Beach you’ll find scores of visitors enjoying the warm waters. Another popular seaside retreat is Cornwall Beach.
Animal lovers can head south to Dolphin Cove in Lucea, Hanover, just 40 minutes outside of MoBay. This marine attraction offers close encounters with dolphins and other aquatic creatures.
History and culture buffs should visit the Bellefield Great House and Gardens, one of the oldest sugar plantations in Jamaica. Steeped in history, mystery and magic, Rose Hall Great House offers a slice of colonial life reminiscent of the 1770s. Legend has it that the ghost of Annie Palmer still haunts the mansion today.
St. James Parish Church was built between 1775 and 1782 in the shape of a Greek cross and is regarded as one of Jamaica’s finest churches.
Nearby Good Hope Estate offers tours of the property that can be thrilling — think river tubing and zip lining — or more relaxed affairs, like a high tea service.
If you are looking for a few souvenirs, you can find interesting gifts at The Shoppes at Rose Hall. Half Moon Shopping Village may also be worth visiting, and the downtown Craft Market houses homemade items like straw hats and bags. The Old Fort Craft Park offers a broad variety of handicrafts hawked by 180 highly competitive vendors. The Harbour Street Craft Market is also known for good deals on Jamaican memorabilia.
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