Many revelers described the scene along Vila Madalena’s main drag as “Carnival in Salvador, ” as packed, wild and carnal as Brazil’s rowdiest street bacchanal.
The Frugal Traveler’s route to the soccer tournament was adventurous — and so were some of his meals.
When Brazil’s national soccer team lost to Germany on Tuesday in a 7-1 rout, it lost something much larger than a game.
Cutting a path through this small South American country involved sweat, strangers and serendipity. Did it all pay off?
A 16-day, four-country, two-canoe, one-4×4 alternative route to the World Cup in Brazil. Article and video.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Mexico team for what it has called the “improper conduct of spectators” at the World Cup.
As he winds his way to the World Cup, the Frugal Traveler stops in Suriname, where he travels in the interior by boat, and experiences a chaotic slice of the capital.
On the way to the World Cup in Brazil, the Frugal Traveler keeps basic costs low, but splurges on a boat trip and a flight to Guyana’s top attraction, Kaieteur Falls.
When the World Cup begins next month, many of the $1.4 billion-worth of projects in Cuiabá, one of the 12 Brazilian host cities, will be far from completion.
From packing to tipping, booking flights to buying beverages, here’s some budget-friendly advice for those going to Brazil for the giant soccer tournament that kicks off next month.