African culture brought over during the slave trade still influences modern Salvador in myriad ways, from unique art forms to ongoing social struggles.
With an influx of travellers heading to Brazil for both the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, this breakdown will teach you how to navigate the shore like the locals do.
With its incomparable natural beauty, Rio is wonderfully seductive. As the World Cup and the Olympics near, the city prepares for its role as the centre of the sporting universe.
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.
A passion for art, excitement and the beautiful game pulses through the streets of Brazil's capital city.