Cuisine of Bahia

Salvador Street Food

To the delight of visitors on Brazil tours, Bahia offers an interesting cuisine of African, Portuguese and Caribbean origins, reflecting the region’s rich cultural history. There are two central themes; fish from Brazil’s northern coast, and the distinctively orange, spicy palm nut oil, “azeite de dendi,” from the trees that grow along the coasts of Brazil and West Africa. 

The Beaches of Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Mosaic Walkway

Nothing so personifies travel to Brazil as the beaches in and around Rio de Janeiro, the stuff of legends and films. Though it was once the beaches of Guanabara Bay that attracted the in-crowd, since the early 1920s, sun-worshippers by day and revelers by night have sought out the westerly beaches along Avenida Atlantica and Avenida Vieira Souto to enjoy life.  

Southern Explorations Launches App for Easier Travel in Latin America

Southern Explorations just made traveling easier with a brand new free app. We've launched an interactive travel app that keeps important travel information organized and available at the touch of a button, even without an internet connection.

One of the first of its kind, the app includes a wealth of useful information, including:


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