The generally ignored north sides of both Brazilian cities offer rewards that range from the cultural to the culinary.
From fares to food, pousadas to Portuguese, the Frugal Traveler has advice for those seeing Brazil on a budget.
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.
Seth Kugel discovers a beachy vacation with night life in the Amazon.