Given that there are more Catholics in Brazil than in any other country in the world–almost two-thirds of Brazilians are Catholic–it should come as no surprise that the country is home to a massive number of gorgeous, inspiring cathedrals. And while the city of Rio de Janeiro is home to spectacular beaches and mountains, Rio also boasts its fair share of cathedrals worth a visit.
They flock in from every corner of the globe. They’re excited. They’re enthusiastic. They’re hungry.
They are the thousands of food lovers who come to Lima to attend Mistura, South America’s largest food fair. 2016 marks the 9th anniversary of the fair, which will be held September 2-11.
As the capital of Brazil’s Santa Catarina state, Florianopolis is a half-island, half-mainland retreat, home to some of the country’s most sought-after beaches. Serving as a melting pot of cultures and home to friendly locals, there’s no end to adventure in Florianopolis. Whether you seek to lounge at the beach or enjoy a multi-day hike, read below to discover 10 not-to-miss experiences on your next trip to Brazil’s leading southern city.
Located in the heart of the Chilean Patagonian Rainforest and set amidst the majestic, towering Andes Mountain Range is the Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve, a unique project developed to preserve the pristine nature and local culture that inhabits the area. Dedicated to wildlife conservation and sustainable tourism, the reserve is an outdoor enthusiasts dream.