More About Brazil
has almost 7,500 kilometres of coastline on the east, which is bounded by the
Atlantic Ocean. As a result, the country is well-known for having thousands of
pristine beaches in destinations such as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Santa
Catarina and Salvador. It’s little surprise, therefore, that relaxing on the
beach is a popular option after taking a flight to Brazil... and it’s a
favourite pastime of the locals too!
variety of sporting activities are also cherished by Brazilians. Football
(soccer) is undoubtedly the most favoured, with the country’s national team
ranked among the best in the world, while volleyball, basketball, motor racing,
and martial arts have attracted large fan-bases too. In addition to having a love
affair with beach life and sports, Brazil is passionate about music and dance,
with unique local styles such as samba, bossa nova and choro. Indeed, the
country’s annual carnival season each February and March has become a global
phenomenon and flights to Brazil are often timed to coincide with the various
Local cuisine also varies from city to city, and region to region, which is reflective of Brazil’s rich and diverse history. No matter where you take a holiday in Brazil, the national dish is Feijoada, while dishes such as vatapá, moqueca, polenta and acarajé are more region-specific.
shares its borders with a number of different countries, including Venezuela,
Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.