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Lisbon Tourism office

Lisbon Tourism office


Pickpockets in Lisbon Although Lisbon is not in the same league as Barcelona for pickpocketing, with the port city in Spain having a staggering daily average of around 300 pickpocketing cases a day, the problem is still acute and remains largely unaddressed by the authorities. I write with some authority on the subject having been robbed in the Portuguese capital in the summer…


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The country Brazil

The country Brazil


When the Center for Global Management announced that it was organizing a Global Immersion course that would travel to Brazil called “An Evolving Brazil – What Does the Future Hold for the Largest Economy in Latin America?” led by legendary Professor Eric Sussman (no, we’re not related), I knew this was my chance to finally get answers to some of my questions about the world’s…


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Brazil by bus

Brazil by bus


A demonstrator (L) protester kicks a teargas canister fired by riot police during a protest against fare hikes for city buses in Sao Paulo, Brazil, January 8, 2016. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian riot police on Friday fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a violent protest against a rise in public transport fares in the country s largest city, Sao…


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Brazil Tourist places

Brazil Tourist places


1 Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro The easily recognized emblem of Rio de Janeiro, the rounded rock peak of Sugar Loaf juts out of a tree-covered promontory, rising 394 meters above the beaches and city. Its summit is one of the first places tourists go, for views of Rio and the harbor, and for the thrill of riding suspended in a cable car between Sugar…


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Power Plug Brazil

Power Plug Brazil


Short answer: most likely you ll be able to use your devices in most places, but, just in case, bring a simple US-Europe power adapter like this: Long answer: Brazil had always used both US and European power plug standards, but since 2011 ISO 60906-1 is the only acceptable one, i.e. now it s not allowed to sell the old plugs/sockets in stores. So you still see a lot of sockets…


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Brazil official Tourism website

Brazil official Tourism website


During the 1600’s, Rio became a convenient port for the transport of gold and precious stones. For this reason, the colonial administration was moved to the area in 1763 from Salvador. In 1808, the city saw an influx of Portuguese royal family and associated Lisbon nobles, who were escaping the Napoleonic invasion in their homeland. These ones ousted those who were occupying…


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Luxury Resorts in Portugal

Luxury Resorts in Portugal


Known for its cork trees and rolling plains, the stunning region of Alentejo offers visitors a genuine sense of Portuguese rural life. The southerly Algarve is Portugal’s sand-flanked footnote. An ever-mild climate and broad beaches lined with shallow bays make it the country’s postergirl for seaside family holidays, with a smattering of surfers attracted by its Atlantic rollers…


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Faro Tourism

Faro Tourism


Faro is the largest city in the province, and the gateway to southern Portugal. Lying on the coast overlooking the shallow lagoons of the protected Ria Formosa Natural Park, this is a destination blessed with rich cultural wealth and a stunning location. Faro s history is compelling. The Romans called it Ossonoba, and their legacy is tangible. But the greatest historical monuments…


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Travel Brazil visa

Travel Brazil visa


From time to time I slip up on my travel plans. After travelling non stop for almost 8 months, it’s inevitable that I would slip up somewhere and it just so happens that my first visit to Latin America would kick off with a spanner in the works. I was beginning a very ridiculously long travel day when I left the French Caribbean to make my way toward Buenos Aires for my first…


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Tickets to Go to BRAZIL

Tickets to Go to BRAZIL


Rio has been preparing for the Games since 2009 when they were announced. The downtown area, in particular, has been spruced up, and some off-radar areas, such as the suburb of Barra da Tijuca, are now firmly on the visitor map. The Museum of Tomorrow, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, opened to the public yesterday in the redeveloped port district. Despite…


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Brazil Tourism facts

Brazil Tourism facts


Rio de Janeiro or simply Rio is the capital of the Brazilian State of Rio de Janeiro and the third largest metropolis in the country with a population of 6.3 million people. Part of the city was recognized as a world heritage site in 2012. Read the facts below to find out where and why. 1. Rio de Janeiro is behind Sao Paulo and Brasilia in population but is only behind Brasilia…


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