Rachel Youlton

The Rio thing: samba lessons for free at a Lapa street party

Rio de Janeiro is renowned for its beaches, its bars and its effervescent carnival – but you haven't experienced Brazil until you attend a street party in Lapa, the city's bohemian hub Read the guide

A jaunt into the depths of the Amazon Rainforest from Manaus

Brazil's Manaus is the perfect place to begin your trip into the jungle. Once there, grab your camera, don your raincoat and bear witness to the array of ecological delights in the Amazon Rainforest Read the guide