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Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil

As previously announced, Fifa World Cup will be held in 2014 in Brazil, which is the second time in the history of world football, 60 years later after the first time this country was the host of this event. This decision was taken in 2003. Brazil is among three other countries to held the World Cup, Germany, France, Italy and then Mexico. Brazil is going to be the fifth country to have hosted the world cup two times in history as this will be the fourteenth international world cup. The Swiss football governing body announced to give the responsability to Brazil to organise the Football World Championship in 2014. This responsability consists in the major improving of infrastructure in the Brazilian transportation in four years time.

Beira - Brazil is the 2014 host of FIFA Football World Cup
Beira - Brazil is the 2014 host of FIFA Football World Cup

There have benn billions of dollars invested in order to to improve the urban transit system in the twelve host cities – Fortaleza, Natal, Curitiba, Salvador, Porto Alegre, Sao Paolo, Cuiaba, Belo Horizonte, Recife, Manaus, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro. As in the case of United States (1994), Japan (2002) or Germany (2006), organising such a great football event meant an increased tourism, a good infrastructure and a culture that has been widely spread. However, language might become a problem in Brazil in 2014.


There are not very many inhabitants who know other foreign languages, too. It is a large country so it might take quite a long time, especially to somebody who doesn’t know the places, to reach certain destinations, or cities where Fifa World Cup is held in 2014. In this respect, authorities concerned themselves to create bus corridors, subway lines, and light rail systems, where other countries, such as USA will get involved. Such a great football tournament is viewed as the most important sport event in the whole world. The anthem of Fifa World Cup 2014 is Normal em Curitiba – Rita Lee.  As the official logo of this football event is regarded, there are no statements made by FIFA.

Brazil 2014 World Cup
Brazil 2014 World Cup


FIFA Governing Body Announces the 2014 World Cup Host
FIFA Governing Body Announces the 2014 World Cup Host

World Cup 2014 - Host Cities in Brazil
World Cup 2014 - Host Cities in Brazil

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The Perfect Winter Holidays in Sunny Destinations

Spending freezing winter holidays in a warm place in another place of the world is becoming more and more common for tourists nowadays. Some of them are the great escape from the blue weather. However, sun is benefic for our health due to vitamin D, responsible with our cheering up. There is a wide range of sunny destinations during winter, from Caribbean to the African delights of Tanzania and South Africa. If you are in search of a very hot vacation, then go to Mexico or Brazil, or, if you are just looking for a bargain, then head to Thailand. Don’t miss the thousands exploring the beaches, vistas and warm welcome of Australia and New Zealand.

However, if you want to choose on of the top warm destinations, then heris the perfect list for your holiday: Anguilla, Dominica, Cuba, The Maldives, Miami, Dubai, Baja California, Thailand, Egypt, South Africa. But, because holiday-makers are always in search of the best destination, the list below more »

Visiting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is a famous and very interesting city, despite the controversy concerning its safety. First of all, the beaches are one of the top attractions in Brazil. There are many beaches in Rio de Janeiro among which, Arpoador, Copacabana and Ipanema are the most famous.There you will find shopping opportunities, bars and restaurants, while on the beach, swimming, water sports and sunbathing are all popular pastimes. Copacabana is the busiest beach while Leblon Beach is a favourite with families.

Paço Imperial is a colonial palace dates back to the mid-18th century. It was designed to be the headquarters for the captains of Brazil’s army during Portuguese rule and did not become a palace until King Joao VI ascended to the throne. The Paço Imperial was home to Dom Pedro I and II, but once the monarchy was overthrown, it was demoted to the city’s main post office. The building was restored in 1980, when it was turned into a concert hall, and has since been maintained regularly and now stands proudly alongside a movie theatre, restaurant and coffee shop.

Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro


Pao de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain) is the place where you can enjoy a panoramic view across Rio de Janeiro and beyond. The most striking element is the green peak which sticks out over the city. Arriving in time for sunset will allow for a romantic time while you enjoy the splendid views.

Moreover, Jardim Botanico (Botanical Gardens) is between Christ the Redeemer and Leblon Beach. The gardens were first planted at the beginning of the 19th century by Prince Regent Dom Joao and have developed into some of the most beautiful gardens in the whole of Brazil. There are thousands of plants and floral attractions, as well as refreshments and cafés. Tourists will find that the best time to visit the Jardim Botanico is during the week, in order to avoid the weekend crowds.

Parque do Flamengo is a popular park with families, couples and locals alike. The Parque do Flamengo can be found close to Guanabara Bay and is home to abundant opportunities for sports or other leisure pursuits. There are cycle paths, hiking tracks, ball courts and playgrounds. It makes a good change from the beach and is the perfect chance to mix with the locals.

There are very many tours available at the moment in Rio de Janeiro, such as:
Rio by Day
Visit Corcovado and Sugar Loaf in only one day! Visit the Christ Statue at Corcovado Mountain via cog train through the Tijuca rain forest and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside.
Duration : 10 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily

Corcovado Tour
Journey through the dense Atlantic rain forest of Tijuca to the Christ Redeemer Statue on Corcovado mountain.
Duration : 4.5 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily

Sugar Loaf Cable Car and City Tour
See the sights of down town Rio de Janeiro, ride a cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf and enjoy the breathtaking views from one of the city’s highest viewpoints.
Duration : 4 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Tours around Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily

Rio Jeep Tour
Feel the excitement riding on a Jeep entering the Tijuca Rain Forest to discover amazing views from the forest and many more!
Duration : 4 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Tours around Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily

Rio de Janeiro Soccer Tour in Brazil
Get caught up in the excitement as you watch the best Brazilian soccer teams battle it out at the largest stadium in the world.
Duration : 4 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Tours around Rio de Janeiro
Available : Thursday Saturday Sunday

Plataforma Night with dinner
Experience all the energy of Rio in a spectacular re-enactment of Carnival with live samba music, brilliant costumes and professional dancers!
Duration : 5 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Night Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily

Rio Historic
Experience the unusual walking tour visiting Rio de Janeiro’s historic buildings, cultures and more
Duration : 4 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Available : Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Guanabara Bay with Lunch
Appreciate Rio from the sea, its historical buildings and the forts that protected the Guanabara Bay.
Duration : 6 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily except Sunday

Angra dos Reis tour
Come and visit full day tour at Angra dos Reis where you will see spectacular views from their lovely nature. Also visit magnificent buildings from the colonial past and more.
Duration : 12 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Tours around Rio de Janeiro
Available : Wednesday

Tropical Islands
Visit the beautiful village in Buzios and take a walk through their cobbled streets, lunch at the typical Buzios restaurant and more !
Duration : 12 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Tours around Rio de Janeiro
Available : Friday

Guanabara Bay
Visit Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay, the largest bay of the world.
Duration : 4 hours
Departs from : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type : Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Available : daily except Sunday

Rio at night
Rio at night

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro

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