Rio x Salvador: Brazilian Carnival for Gringos

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In February, there is no place to party like Brazil. It’s Carnival – the most anxiously awaited event of the year – and it’s taking over the country. In fact, Brazilians know how to throw a party no matter the occasion, but Carnival makes other festivals look pale in comparison.

Whether it’s dancing on the streets, going to a Samba School performance, or celebrating in the bars and clubs, visitors are guaranteed to have a great time. Thus, we have a guide for “gringos” to learn the difference between the hottest Brazilian Carnival destinations, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. In case you’re lucky enough to get lost in the greatest shows on Earth.

About the Author: Tatiana Cesso


Tatiana Cesso
Tatiana is a Brazilian journalist based in the U.S. since 2010. Her stories on travel and lifestyle have been published by Elle, Vogue, Bazaar and Veja, the leading news magazine in Brazil. In her free time she enjoys lay down on the beach, drink caipirinhas and plan her next travel adventure.