Category Archives: Culture

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5 Irresistible Reasons to Visit Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

The magic of Salvador, Bahia captures hearts. The warm, friendly people and vibrant street life are second to none. The New York Times, The Guardian, Forbes, and National Geographic all agree — Salvador should be on every traveler’s must-visit list. Beaches? Check.  Rich cultural heritage? Check.  Tropical climate? Check.  World heritage site? Check.  World-class music? […]

Celebrating Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Immaculate Conception)

In this city that is deeply connected to Africa and in a country that is very religious, residents cherish the opportunity to connect with their spiritual ancestors.  And let’s be honest, they are always looking for a reason to party, as well. December 8th is the day of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, or the immaculate […]

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The Magic of New Year’s in Salvador

New Year’s Eve celebrations are a big deal around the world, but in Salvador we take it to a different level. The phrase “go big or go home” is true when it comes to Salvador and its ability to throw a party. We host the biggest New Year’s celebration in Brazil — a free multi-day […]