Brazil

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ASIAHua Hin, Thailand Like much of the sea pine–dotted coast within a few hours of Bangkok, Hua Hin started out as a little-known village where the only commuting involved the local fishermen sailing to and fro. Its popularity has grown e...
The Pedigree After much anticipation, the Fasano Group, in collaboration with designer Philippe Starck, has finally opened its 92-room sophomore property—a sister hotel to the four-year-old Hotel Fasano São Paulo. The Look In contrast to the club...
Jericoacoara, Ceará Blink, and Jericoacoara—a four-hour drive west from the northeastern city of Fortaleza—could be mistaken for a Saharan desertscape. But the first glimpse of the cerulean waters beyond the Pôr do Sol, Jeri's near-100-fo...
Brazil Whales are frolicking off Praia do Rosa, surfers are taming Florianópolis's breaks, and Grace and I  are enjoying our own aquatic adventure, sipping champagne in our suite's whirlpool, gazing at the fishing boats plying the emerald coas...
See our slideshow of the World’s Strangest Sports. It takes nerves of steel to ride India’s Wall of Death. In fact, it takes gumption just to watch cars and motorcycles swirling on the walls of a 30-foot diameter, near-vertical barrel. For the dr...
Next time you're on vacation in Brazil you won't have to forgo your exercise regimen. Just hop aboard the Bus Bike (55-21/ 2490-2257; www.busbike.com.br; $30 per ride), a mobile gym that rolls along Rio de Janeiro's beaches, parks, and gar...
Mexico At midnight, those who hope to travel run in and out of the front door 12 times, suitcase in hand. Philippines Villagers bang loudly on pots and pans to drive out evil spirits. Brazil Clans who live on the coast jump seven waves and...
Germany Hefeweizen may be the national mainstay, but the 1809 Berliner Weisse is no ordinary German wheat beer: it has a tart and ultra-tangy flavor. Dr. Fritz Briem Brewery; bierkraft.com; from $6. France Brewer Daniel Thiriez crafts his...