Location: São Paulo

Day 1 - 7 Jan 2022

Beco do Batman

São Paulo, Beco do Batman

Content: Get there around 5/6pm and take in some live music as the night starts

Location: Foz do Iguaçu

Day 2 - 8 Jan 2022

R. Tarobá, 683

Foz do Iguaçu, R. Tarobá, 683

Content: Doctor churrasco for dinner before heading to falls early the next day! You can book a ticket online in advance for a time slots

Location: Foz do Iguaçu

Day 3 - 9 Jan 2022

Cataratas do Iguaçú

Foz do Iguaçu, Cataratas do Iguaçú

Content: We went at 10am and it was very busy! Suggest going earlier for the heat too! In summer in Brazil, expect it to be busy regardless. Absolutely worth it though

Location: Florianópolis

Day 5 - 11 Jan 2022

Tucano House Backpackers

Florianópolis, Tucano House Backpackers

Content: Take a night bus from iguazu to Floriánoplis - stay at this great little hostel in a good location

Location: Florianópolis

Day 7 - 13 Jan 2022

Praia Mole

Florianópolis, Praia Mole

Content: Visit some of the nearby beaches - get an Uber to them Floripa has 42 beaches - so many to chose from! This one was my fave :)

Location: Salvador

Day 8 - 14 Jan 2022

Hostel Galeria 13

Salvador, Hostel Galeria 13

Content: Fly from Floripa to Salvador. Stay in this hostel & get free caipirinhas for an hour every day!

Location: Salvador

Day 9 - 15 Jan 2022

O Cravinho do Carlinhos

Salvador, O Cravinho do Carlinhos

Content: Wander the streets of Salvador and take in the street art & the amazing music playing all around you

Location: Salvador

Day 10 - 16 Jan 2022

Mercado Modelo

Salvador, Mercado Modelo

Content: Visit the market for all your souvenirs and take the elevator down (the first urban one in the world!)

Largo do Pelourinho

Salvador, Largo do Pelourinho

Content: More beautiful buildings - MJ filmed video for “they don’t care about us here”, with olodum who rehearse every Tuesday and allow locals and tourists in to watch

Farol da Barra / Forte de Santo Antônio da Barra

Salvador, Farol da Barra /  Forte de Santo Antônio da Barra

Content: Beautiful sunset at farol da barra lighthouse, arrive around 5-6pm and take in live music and some beers

Location: Salvador

Day 11 - 17 Jan 2022

Praia do Flamengo

Salvador, Praia do Flamengo

Content: Beautiful beach 45 mins from Salvador Have a relaxing day here and finish at one of the beach clubs (loros) for sunset

Location: Lauro de Freitas

Day 11 - 17 Jan 2022

Barraca do Lôro

Lauro de Freitas, Barraca do Lôro
Lauro de Freitas, Barraca do Lôro

Content: Cannot beat the sunset here

Location: Salvador

Day 12 - 18 Jan 2022

Praia do Buracão

Salvador, Praia do Buracão
Salvador, Praia do Buracão

Content: Another great beach & nice posh beach clubs nearby! Blue bar is great for food

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 13 - 19 Jan 2022

Morro da Babilônia

Rio de Janeiro, Morro da Babilônia

Content: Fly from Salvador to Rio early. We stayed in this favela (called estraya da babilonia) it’s on air bnb and booking

Galeto Sat's

Rio de Janeiro, Galeto Sat's

Content: The best picanha you’ll find in Rio!!

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 14 - 20 Jan 2022

Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theatre (Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro)

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theatre (Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro)

Content: Walking tour of centro area to learn about the history of Rio & Brazil

Arco Íris da Lapa

Rio de Janeiro, Arco Íris da Lapa

Content: Old viaduct used to filter water from the mountains

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 15 - 21 Jan 2022

Escadaria de Selarón

Rio de Janeiro, Escadaria de Selarón

Content: Get up early! Between 6-8am and visit the selaron steps. If you go later you’ll have to share with many others and it’s nice to have time to read all the tiles and take in the steps!

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 16 - 22 Jan 2022

Pão de Açúcar Shops

Rio de Janeiro, Pão de Açúcar Shops

Content: Visit sugar loaf for sunset - go around 5.30/6 and take in all the different stages of the sun setting

Mirante do Pão de Açúcar

Rio de Janeiro, Mirante do Pão de Açúcar

Content: I mean look at it! Stay until 7.15pm ish and wait for crowds to die down to get best view of the city with the lights on

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 17 - 23 Jan 2022

Jardim Japonês

Rio de Janeiro, Jardim Japonês

Content: Visit the jardim botanica - beautiful space and feels so far from the crazy city!

Rooftop Miramar

Rio de Janeiro, Rooftop Miramar

Content: Then relax at a rooftop hotel pool on Copacabana. We stayed at Miramar and can highly recommend!

Location: Angra dos Reis

Day 18 - 24 Jan 2022

Condomínio Portogalo

Angra dos Reis, Condomínio Portogalo

Content: Day trip to ihla grande

Location: Ilha Grande

Day 18 - 24 Jan 2022

Freguesia De Santana

Ilha Grande, Freguesia De Santana

Content: If you have the time - visit and stay overnight instead because it’s beautiful and you don’t get full opportunity to see via a day tour (lots of travel!).

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 20 - 26 Jan 2022

Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor)

Rio de Janeiro, Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor)

Content: Visit Christ the redeemer early - first thing at 8am. Don’t visit on a cloudy day as you wont get much of a view

Estação dos Bondes de Santa Teresa

Rio de Janeiro, Estação dos Bondes de Santa Teresa

Content: Then do a tour of Santa Teresa on the last tram line left!

Ipanema Beach (Praia de Ipanema)

Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema Beach (Praia de Ipanema)

Content: Finally sunset tour on a boat (get your guide) then watch sunset at Ipanema

Location: Rio de Janeiro

Day 22 - 28 Jan 2022

Posto 5

Rio de Janeiro, Posto 5

Content: Relax on the beach in between days & soak up the rays on Copacabana. Spend your last day at beach & buying souvenirs at local night markets