Marco Polo Brazil: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Experience all Brazil’s attractions with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with Best Of recommendations. You’ll discover fantastic hotels, authentic restaurants, trendy places to go, festivals and events, beaches, and plenty of sports and activities. You’ll also find numerous ideas for shopping and tips for those on a tight budget. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Travel with Kids, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Portuguese phrase book and a comprehensive index. The first impression of this country is one of extraordinary richness. Here nature has been uniquely generous in endowing this one place with everything that would normally be divided up among several countries’, wrote the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig 70 years ago in his book ‘Brazil: A Land of the Future’. Brazil has everything in abundance. With MARCO POLO Brazil you will experience a country that delivers a veritable feast for the senses. The practical, pocket-sized guide takes you on a journey of discovery of a very special kind: sensuality, modernity, magic! The dynamism of the cities, the impenetrable green of the Amazon... explore this land of superlatives and great contrasts. You will be overwhelmed by Brazil’s lush vegetation, interesting people, its fascinating cultural mix and the excitement of carnival.The MARCO POLO Insider Tips reveal where you can encounter authentic Sambistas at Rio’s port, and where you can enjoy a concert of one of the most beautiful opera houses in the world. The 'Best Of' pages point out some experiences unique to Brazil, recommend things to do for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. Excursions & Tours lead you to paradise beaches and Baroque churches, to seaside resorts and fishing villages or through Minas Gerais on the trail of the Golden Age. Water, waves and wind – many Brazilians are sporty and the Sport & Activities chapter will give you some good tips. Finally the Do’s & Don’ts explain why you should take care of your appearance both on the beach and in the city.MARCO POLO Brazil provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there are the 'Where First' panels in the text, a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Rio de Janeiro in the cover, plus a pull-out map.