Brazil Archive

Interesting Travel News From Latin America – June 2012

As an editor of a luxury travel blog and webzine, I get inundated with “news” releases that none of you would care about in the slightest, so most go in the virtual trash bin. This week, however, a few items have come down the line that could either impact your future travels or enhance them [...]

Our Latest Tour Feature: Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

There are some destinations in a country that few foreigners seem to know about, but mention the name to a local and it’s like a secret password. You’ll get a smile and a big dose of envy that you’ve gone or are about to go. Our writer found that Fernando de Noronha is a prime [...]

Mid-March Getaway Pics

Next week I’ll be relaxing with my family on Spring Break. This has been a relatively mild winter in the U.S. and parts of Canada, but I’m sure lots of people are dreaming of warm and sunny places by the water. Here are a few pictures to ponder as we head into the weekend. Click [...]

Can it Last? The Hot Real Estate Market of Punta del Este

Punta del Este has long been the see and be seen hotspot in South America. In no other beach area do so many of the rich and famous from multiple countries gather to take a break from their roles as captains of industry,  fashion, and entertainment. We just posted a detailed round-up of real estate [...]

Makenna in Brazil – A Thoroughly Modernist Beach Resort

As our reviewer says in the intro to our rundown on Makenna Resort in the Bahia region of Brazil, this is not your typical rustic beach hotel. While most of them—even the most expensive—are casual to the point of rustic, Makenna is unabashedly modernist, with every angle looking like it could jump off the pages [...]

Uxua Casa Hotel in Brazil

We’ve had our eye on Uxua in the Trancoso area of Brazil since it opened in 2009 and recently got one of our correspondents in there to check out the experience. It may be in an area once known more for backpackers and faded hippies, but since the owner is a Dutch fashion designer (the [...]