Rio

Brazil‘s most famous city of Rio de Janeiro is most famous for football, Cocacabana, Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, samba and carnival, and needless to say, all of these are the sort of things where a car is much more a hindrance than it is a help. If you only have a few days in […]

Manaus

Sitting right in the heart of the Amazonian jungle is the thoroughly unique city of Manaus, home to some two million people in and around it. Given its remote location, it’s unsurprising that there are still very few roads in and out of Manaus, although if you do fancy a short trip on any of […]

Brasília

The Brazilian capital always was built for a future where the car was king, or perhaps simply a kerosene future, with the city laid out in a way that resembles a giant plane! In more recent years, Brasília has started to develop a mass transit system, but the simple fact is that unlike more traditional […]

São Paulo

Brazil‘s economic powerhouse really isn’t the sort of city where a hire car is going to be either particularly useful or necessary. Unlike its rival Rio de Janeiro, which has numerous great driving roads as it spreads across the Guanabara Bay, São Paulo is situated inland, and the city is relatively circular in shape, with […]