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Tag Archives: Brazil
Frugal Traveler: 3 Experts, and Many Tips for Visiting Brazil
Advice on timing, eating and booking from three Brazil-based travel experts.
Frugal Traveler: For a Brazilian Vacation, 7 Rules to Save By
From fares to food, pousadas to Portuguese, the Frugal Traveler has advice for those seeing Brazil on a budget.
Restaurant Report: Restaurante da Dona Liceia in Arapeí, Brazil
You have to work to get to this farmhouse restaurant, and it’s only open for lunch. But if you make it there, be prepared to eat a lot, and pay only a little.
Frugal Traveler: In Brazil, Baby Steps (Literally) Toward a Small-Town Carnival
In the Brazilian colonial town of São Luiz do Paraitinga, Seth Kugel finds a cheaper and more intimate alternative to the Carnival craziness of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
36 Hours in Brasília
Brazil’s capital is drawing visitors to its Niemeyer-designed buildings, samba hot spots, first-rate restaurants and awe-inspiring sunsets.
Frugal Traveler: Cashew Apples, VW Bugs and Waterfalls in Pirenópolis, Brazil
Pirenópolis, a cobblestoned colonial town about 85 miles from Brasília , is at its most charming and quiet during the week.
Frugal Traveler: It’s a Jungle Out There: Wildlife in the Pantanal
Many consider the Pantanal to be South America’s finest destination for animal viewing. And budget travelers need not be deterred.
Frugal Traveler: In Rio de Janeiro, Juice Bars That Are More Than Juice
The big cities in Brazil have become expensive, but Seth Kugel finds a way to eat cheaply and healthily in Rio, without setting foot outside of the upscale beachfront haven of Ipanema.
Frugal Traveler: A Weekend in Rio de Janeiro for $100
The Brazilian real is at its strongest this century, but there are cheap things to do in Rio de Janeiro that won’t drain your wallet. Here’s how to see samba, dine out and enjoy some time on the beach on less than $100.