At Brazil’s largest nature reserve, travellers can stay in treehouses, paddle past alligators and pick acai berries – but only 1,000 visitors a year are allowed in.
In a city that embraces everyone and every cause, tolerance is so encouraged that authorities have hired drag queens to dance in the streets.
African culture brought over during the slave trade still influences modern Salvador in myriad ways, from unique art forms to ongoing social struggles.
Brimming with colour and creativity, Recife has launched some of Brazil's most influential artists, writers and musicians.
Nestled in the heat and heart of the Amazon, Manaus promises one of football's most diverse and exotic World Cup venues.
In Valparaiso – a town already known for its brash take on partisan expression – Aric S Queen hunts for vestiges of Communist propaganda.