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Bahian Magic at UXUA: Trancoso, Brazil

Our own South America Program Director and Brazil expert, Gretchen, just returned from a family dream holiday at the incredible UXUA hotel in Trancoso, Brazil. Read on as she describes her experience at UXUA and exploring Trancoso. Authenticity is the … Continue reading

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Brazil E-Visa Made Easy

Hoping to plan your next adventure to Brazil? Earlier this year, Brazil made the visa process much easier and MUCH cheaper for American, Canadian, Australian and Japanese citizens. >>Read More About What Changed Here Watch the following video for a … Continue reading

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Hidden National Parks of South America: Lencois Maranhenses

The Lencois Maranhenses National Park located in Maranhão state, in northeastern Brazil, is one of the most marvelous and unique places in the world! An area encompassing about 1000 square kilometers of white silky sands intercepted at regular intervals by … Continue reading

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South America’s Best Secret National Park

Welcome to Chapada Diamantina, the favorite national park you never knew you had! Chapada Diamantina is one of Brazil’s most glorious national parks, with plenty of options for hiking and trekking through gorgeous valleys, mountain plateaus, and enchanting caves. The … Continue reading

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10 Fun Brazil Coffee Facts & 3 Must-Visit Coffee Shops in Sao Paulo

After having spent the past few weekends among the sprawling coffee farms in the verdant Brazilian mountains of Minas Gerais State, our Brazil expert, Gretchen Traut, is here to share 10 fun facts about coffee in Brazil as well as … Continue reading

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Cheers and Happy Carnaval!

Happy Carnaval! 2018 Carnaval in Brazil is happening now! We thought we would share in the festivities by giving our readers a way to partake in the festivities right from home. This year for Carnaval, try your hand at making … Continue reading

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Brazil Tourist Visa Update: Brazil Significantly Lowers Cost of Visa

Wonderful news for those looking to visit Brazil! While several countries in Latin America have charged high fees for Americans visiting (this is largely a matter of reciprocity), for many countries this simply came in the form of them charging … Continue reading

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South America Treks for Every Month of the Year (July, August & September)

This post is the third installment of the Adventures Within Reach “Trek a Month South America” overview highlighting our favorite treks each month to help you pick a great adventure for your travel dates. We’ll write 1 more post, with … Continue reading

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NEWS Brazil Visa Process Simplified For US Citizens

Great news for travelers wishing to visit Brazil! The Brazilian visa process will now be easier. North American tourists wishing to visit Brazil will no longer have to spend time and money to travel to Visa Centers and Brazilian consulates … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe These Amazing Sand Dune Pools of Brazil!

Lencois Maranheses, Brazil. The name of this park makes reference to the immense dunes that look like a bed sheet (lençóis) spread across the land. Near São Luis, Brazil this park is divided into Grandes Lençóis and Pequenos Lençóis, separated … Continue reading

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