Category Archives: Traditional Brazilian

Where to stay in Natal

Looking for an awesome family vacation destination or a fun layover on your way to Fernando de Noronha? Natal is the place and Serhs Natal Grand Hotel is where to stay! This 5 star beach front resort has everything you are looking for. There are 8 restaurants to choose from including a pizzeria, Brazilian steak house […]

Best restaurants in Fernando de Noronha

On the 7.1 square miles that make up the main island of Fernando de Noronha there are some incredibly beautiful restaurants with sophisticated flavors.  Every meal Mergulhão (pictured above) located next to the port area is a stunning peaceful place to be for sunset drinks that lead into dinner.  Sit outside under the stars or inside under a giant multi […]

Visiting the town of Flecheiras,Ceará Brazil

Located about 70 miles (120 kms) from Fortaleza, Flecheiras is a simple, rustic fishing village with a lot of charm.  The precious coral reefs offshore create splendid natural pools during the low tide, while the palm trees, lagoons, and endless sand dunes paint a unique picturesque scenery.  The constant breeze makes the location ideal for wind related sports, […]

Where to eat in Guajiru: Restaurant Linda Vista at Rede Beach

Restaurant Linda vista located at the Rede Beach Boutique Resort is one of the best restaurants in Guajiru.  Ocean front dining at its best, while you listen to Bob Marley, and Jack Johnson, featuring a wonderful selection of fresh fish, steaks, sandwich and pizza dishes. At some point during your stay whether during lunch, dinner or an afternoon […]

Kite surfing and lunch at Rancho do Peixe

Rancho do Peixe, located on the Preá beach, 12km from Jericoacoara (CE), is under the same ownership as Vila Kalango and situated  in the midst of a 200.000m² coconut tree farm, providing an exotic combination of beaches, dunes, cliffs and coconut trees. Since the resort is about a 30 min drive from the center of […]

Best restaurant in Jericoacoara: Tamarindo

There are many great restaurants in Jeri but I must say Restaurant Tamarindo is the best.  Located right next to the main square and situated under the shadow of a giant tamarind tree you are in for a magical evening.  The outdoor garden area is lovely and since the floor is made of sand I guarantee you will […]

Where to eat in São Cristóvão: Adegão Portuguese

If you are heading over to Feira Sao Cristavo, I highly recommend not filling up on all of the Northeaster ‘treats’, and having lunch at Adegão Portuguese right across the street.  Adegão  has a very traditional comfortable atmosphere perfect for a business luncheon or a family meal.  I recommend going with a group or very hungry […]

Classic Brazilian cuisine at Alvaro’s

Want to dine at a traditional Brazilian restaurant? Alvaro’s, which opened in 1963 is as ‘traditional Brazilian’ as it gets. On a typical day you can find this cozy restaurant filled with older regulars, families, businessmen and on occasion, politicians. It is one of the most frequented restaurants in Leblon and for good reason.  They […]

Tropical resort in Rio: Sheraton Hotel

If you are planning a trip to Rio or live in Rio and want to have a ‘get a way’ day (stay-cation) head over to the Sheraton Hotel in São Conrado.  If you have ever gone to Barra you have passed by it, but driving by definitely doesn’t give you the full effect of how great […]

Casa Clipper: The Classic Brazilian Bar

Looking for the perfect place to grab an ice cold chopp after a hot day ater the beach? Head over to Casa Clipper on Ataulfo de Paiva in Leblon.  This traditional Brazilian bar is always a good choice, packed with people of all ages enjoying the incredible pastels (my fav!), cold chopp or traditional Brazilian […]