Brazil is a huge country, almost the same size as the whole of America, with an incredible diversity of landscapes, cultures and history. Travel to Brazil with Qatar Airways and discover a country full of remarkable natural and cultural contrasts. The capital is home to some architecturally elaborate buildings, while beaches are spread out across several cities including Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro, while Salvador and Sao Paulo present a beautiful mix of cultures that have found a home in the country.
Rio’s annual carnival is considered among the largest of its kind in the world, if not the largest, daily amassing about 2 million people in the street and in various parts of the city. The world-coveted event celebrates Brazilian culture in all its forms, with shows highlighting different dance schools, music, and performances.
The city also offers a range of attractions year-round. Skyscrapers and elaborately designed hotels line the streets, while sandy beaches present a more laid back approach to life in Brazil. The country’s cuisine is a fusion of different influences that include traditional Brazilian spices and flavours, rich regional variations, and a plentiful choice of international dishes on offer too.
When it comes to natural wonders and notable sights, Brazil will surely not disappoint. The country is home to the Amazon Rainforest, which accounts for over half of the size of rain forests remaining on the planet. There’s also a vast region of Atlantic Forest along the Atlantic coast, as well as an expanse of wetland extending into the Mato Grosso.
Shopping culture is booming in Brazil, with high-quality and low-priced items available in the market. High-end shopping malls are spread around the country, while local markets offer more traditional items. Travel to Brazil with Qatar Airways and explore some of the colourful aspects to life here.