Praia do Forte and enjoying Acaraje!

The former fishing village still holds much of its rustic charm and character. If sun, sea and sand are on your wish list, away from the overwhelming bustle of Salvador, then Praia do Forte is for you! It's definitely worth the short trip away from the capital of Bahia, where you'll find other tourists seeking the same... Continue Reading →

Carnival da Bahia… Ouro Negro!

If you choose to be in Salvador da Bahia for the 'The biggest street party in the world' as opposed to Rio's world-famous Sambadrome, or any other carnival in Brazil for that matter, there is most probably a reason behind this decision.

Press stop- Pelourinho!

The carnival in Salvador is in full swing! In every corner of Salvador's historic centre - Pelourinho, lurks something captivating for the camera... And that's before any of the parades have begun! So it goes without saying, I was thankful to discover a press centre for journalist to 'recharge' not just the batteries for their... Continue Reading →

Carnival has arrived early!

This weekend is an opportunity to experience carnival- for free! And we like FREE. Yes we- that's me, Jean and Alberto. An interesting trio we make. Myself from London, Jean from Belgium and Alberto (a travel journalist!!) from Italy. We share a common interest to experience the best of Rio! Yesterday was the first day... Continue Reading →

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