Top of Mind Travel Destination: Salvador, Bahia

The prestigious Condé Nast Traveler magazine listed the 10 destinations in the world to visit in 2020 and fourth is Salvador da Bahia, one of our favorite places in Brazil. It’s more than 450 years of history, and the mix of European, African and indigenous heritages has resulted in one of Brazil’s most exciting musical, dance and culinary styles that became the soul of Salvador. The beautiful architectural heritage of houses and churches has been painstakingly restored enhancing the beauty of Portuguese-Brazilian colonial baroque and creating new spaces for museums, hotels, restaurants and shops….

Movement #wonder if google can help brazil find source of oil spill#

Wonder if Google has within its tools the ability to help Brazil find source of the oil spill that is polluting the North East beaches of Brazil? Speculation abounds that it might be from an oil well in Venezuela or a ship off the coast. The fact is that the source must be found quickly, in case it is something more serious.   Below are photos I took this morning (Oct. 16, 2019) while walking on the Beach in Vilas do Atlantico (just north of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil).   We are starting a movement called #wonder if google can help brazil find source of oil...

NEW FLIGHTS TO IGUAÇU FALLS, SALVADOR, AND SÃO PAULO

It has just been announced that Chilean low-cost airline Jetsmart will start its operation in Brazil with direct flights between Santiago (Chile) and the cities of Salvador, Iguaçu Falls, and Sao Paulo. According to the company, from December 27 Salvador will start the operations with three weekly flights. The operation in Iguaçu Falls will start on January 5, while São Paulo will only begin on March 20, both with two flights per week. Latam Airlines also recently announced 20 new flights to Iguaçu Falls, solidifying the destination as one of the most visited in Brazil. We believe these are valuable information for...

An Insider’s Guide to Brazil’s 6 Most Popular Tourism Destinations

Whichever way you decide to travel in Brazil, one thing is for sure. You’ll have an incredible adventure! From incredible beaches and vibrant cities, to the Amazon and wide-open wetlands, Brazil has something for everyone. Natural attractions for outdoor enthusiasts, arts and history for culture vultures, and some of the best parties in the world… Are you packing your suitcase yet? In this article, we’ll take a look at the 6 most popular destinations in Brazil. Hopefully, we’ll easily help you to plan out your next trip and make the most of it in South America’s largest country. Rio de Janeiro Source:...

Kuara Hotel, Arraial D’Ajuda – Bahia

New Properties In August’s news edition we bring you five exciting new properties to keep an eye on. Kuara Hotel in Arraial d'Ajuda, just 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of popular Trancoso. Kuara Hotel, Arraial D'Ajuda - Bahia The word ‘kuara’ means sun in the Tupi language. It is with this idea of light, nature and rusticity that Kuara presents its concept of lodging on Pitinga Beach in Arraial D'Ajuda, a village located just 20 minutes along the coast from trendy Trancoso. Every little detail has been thought of to translate the beauty and warmth of Brazil into the hotel’s design,...

Bahia, Brazil tourism video in French

Bahia is one of Brazil's most diverse tourism destinations, with a coast full of exquisite beaches to the interior with a green and full of waterfalls grand canyon-type mountainous area. 

Praia do Forte – Bahia – Brazil by drone

Praia do Forte is a long beach with a small village 80 km away from the city of Salvador de Bahia, located in northeastern Brazil and facing the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is known for its clear waters, white sand, natural pools, rivers and an ecological reserve of native flora and fauna. It is also know for the TAMAR project visiting center https://youtu.be/pzLg1xrYzn8 The Projeto TAMAR (Portuguese for TAMAR Project, with TAMAR being an abbreviation of Tartarugas Marinhas, the Sea Turtles) is a Brazilian non-profit organization owned by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation. The main objective of the project is to...

Salvador – Bahia – Brazil by drone

Salvador, also known as São Salvador, Salvador de Bahia, and Salvador da Bahia (Brazilian Portuguese: is the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. With 2.9 million people (2013), it is the largest city proper in the Northeast Region and the 4th-largest city proper in the country, after São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília….