Brazil Archive

Luxury Holidays in South America

With such a diverse range of landscapes, people, accommodation and experiences to be had on this incredible continent, choosing the perfect luxury South America holiday can be a tricky business. (more…)

Rio De Janeiro Carnival

The Carnival of Brazil, which is spelled as ‘Carnival’ in Portuguese language, it is a yearly festival, which is held forty days earlier to the Easter. On a particular days of Lent, earlier some Roman Catholics and other Christians gave up meat eating for certain period of time, this is why it is called as the rio de janeiro carnival, from Carnelevare, or to remove the meat in Portuguese. It is believed that the carnival has roots in the pagan festival of Saturnalia, and later it was adapted to Christianity, it was the time to say good bye to all the bad things for the season and get involved in the process of repentance and prepare for Christ’s death and resurrection. (more…)