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5 REASONS YOU MUST KNOW BEFORE VISITING CORDOBA ARGENTINA

America, Blog, Destinations, South America - GoroadTrip - December 27, 2018

Cordoba in Argentina is an extremely exotic and less-known place to most tourists since they tend to miss out on the place because of the other frequented places. However, Cordoba is a must visit for the people who look for some adventure and fun combined with a view of amazing landscapes. Cordoba Argentina is one of the queerest and untouched places in the world which exhibits a huge blend of culture, history, religion, and lifestyle of the Argentine. Continue Reading

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10 MOST BEAUTIFUL BUILDINGS IN BRASILIA

America, Blog, Destinations, South America - GoroadTrip - December 24, 2018

Brasilia

Italian saint once dreamt of having a utopian city. This inspired the construction or formation of the city of Brasilia in Brazil. Oscar Niemeyer designed the city of Brasilia with his utmost passion for architecture and ensured each building looks unique in its own way. Brasilia has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage site since it boasts a brilliant form of architecture coupled with lush green spaces and vivid esplanades. The 10 most beautiful buildings that form a part of Brasilia attractions are –

10 Most Beautiful Buildings that form a Part of Brasilia Attractions

Cathedral of Brasilia

This is the first piece of Brasilia attractions which is an example of the finest architecture possible by Oscar Niemeyer. It displays the top features of Niemeyer’s features of open concrete, simplicity, brilliant curves, daring structural designs and bold forms.

 

The Itamaraty Palace

One of the major Brasilia attractions is this beautiful building designed by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated in 1970 as the headquarters of the Ministry of foreign affairs. The interiors of this elegant building are marked with artworks by Athos Bulcao, Rubem Valentim and Alfredo Volpi – the three icons of Brazilian modernism.

Palacio da Justica

Oscar Niemeyer took the liberty to design of the oldest buildings as a part of Brasilia attractions. This building has a facade marked with asymmetrical waterfalls which meet a pond at the bottom.

Congresso Nacional

It is one of the three Monumental buildings composing the Praca dos Tres Poderes coupled with Palacio do Plalanto and Supremo Tribunal Federal. This is an icon for Brazil’s capital in the world. The buildings are constructed in the formation of two hemispheres and two linear towers interconnected via a tunnel.

Templo da Boa Vondate

Amongst all Brasilia attractions, this is the most visited site in Brasilia. This is a seven-faceted pyramidal temple with a white marble dressing.

Santuario Dom Bosco

Paying homage to light, Claudio Naves has designed this architecture as a major of Brasilia attractions. It is designed in such a way that it reflects a beautiful and astounding feel of being under a starry sky. The center of the building is beautified with a brilliant chandelier made up of small pieces of Murano glass.

Museu Nacional

Inaugurated by Oscar Niemeyer this Brasilia attraction is a dome-shaped structure along with a ramp for access. The facade, however, is used for exhibitions and concerts. The mezzanine inside the building is home to several artwork exhibitions. This building provides an exquisite view of the horizon of Esplanada dos Ministerios.

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

This building is an addition to the list of Brasilia architecture because it is the home to several cultural events from all over the world. This houses a plethora of cultural events like fairs, exhibitions, music festivals, food festivals and so many more.

Supremo Tribunal Federal

The building is located on the Three Powers Square along the centers of imaginary triangles. Outside the building, a figure depicting Lady Justice has been installed to symbolize insightful judgment.

Teatro Claudio Santoro

Yet again another addition to the Brasilia attractions by Oscar Niemeyer is a building dedicated completely to art and culture.

Hence whenever an individual wish to travel or reside in the Brazilian city of Brasilia these 10 buildings are some amazing piece of architecture to look out for.

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WHICH ARE THE BEST CITIES TO LIVE IN BRAZIL AND WHY?

America, Blog, South America - GoroadTrip - December 21, 2018

Brazil

Whenever Brazil comes to our minds we think of Football, Samba, the tropical rainforests, and breathtaking natural landscapes. Being the largest yet the most beautiful and alluring part of South America, here are the best cities in Brazil you can look to migrate to.

First in our list of the best cities in Brazil is, of course, the famous Rio de Janeiro. Rio is a stunning location known worldwide for its landscapes, beautiful golden beaches, and an exhilarating atmosphere. Staying in Rio gives you an experience of the raw essence of Brazil. Exquisite panoramic views of the city from the summit of Pao de Acucar, mixing with the good-looking Cariocas on Ipanema and dancing the night away to the tunes of Samba at Pedra do Sal forms a part of the living experience in Brazil. Spectacular beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, the beautiful Guanabara Bay and the Tijuca National Park complete the feeling of soaking in the exquisite culture of Brazil. The south end of the country is marked with Samba schools and the famous Macarena stadium which is a Mecca for the people of Brazil since Brazil means Football.

Brazil Falls

Next in line for the best cities in Brazil comes the enormous cosmopolitan city of Sao Paulo. This city is known for its cultural scenes, mouth-watering food, and a ravishing nightlife. The concrete jungle, Madalena is a vibrant blend of cafes, boutiques, art studious and a pulsating nightlife. Ibirapuera Park is marked with landmark modernist buildings designed by Oscar Niemeyer forms an attraction. Museu de Arte Sao Paulo boasts the collection of the most beautiful and rare art of the Southern Hemisphere. Sao Paulo with its modern lifestyle, food and an unparalleled nightlife creates an intriguing option for migrants to come to settle down here.

Brasilia is considered among the best cities of Brazil where one can reside and work. Brasilia has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site which depicts a stunning blend between the urban buildings of modern architecture and quirky landscapes and greenery. Oscar Niemeyer designed the city as a giant aircraft with most buildings scattered along the Eixo Monumental (Monumental Axis) with the Cathedral of Brasilia, cultural complex of the Republic, Itamaraty Palace and the National Congress of Brazil.

Salvador da Bahia is another addition to this list of best cities in Brazil because of its colonial architecture, mouth-watering Bahia food, and the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture. It is a culmination of music, beaches, and culture creating a varied experience for people who wish to reside in this city. Salvador reflects the music culture of Brazil with a large number of local bars showcasing their love for music.

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Hence, these are the few cities in Brazil where one can look to immigrate in order to enjoy the beautiful culture and diversified locations in the country of Brazil. Migrating to such cities would provide an exhilarating experience to any individual who loves to live a colorful life.

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List of Coolest Things to do in Toronto

Blog, North America - GoroadTrip - October 6, 2018

Toronto attractions

The capital of Ontario, Canada, the city of Toronto is modern and very dynamic. It is also cosmopolitan. On the shores of Lake Ontario, one of the five Great Lakes of North America, Toronto has become Canada’s premier metropolis, a leading international finance, industry and commercial center. The city of Toronto also stands out as a cultural city, well known for its film festival, one of the largest in the world, or for its museums, such as the Royal Ontario Museum or the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Do not forget that not far from here you can admire the Niagara Falls.

List of Coolest Things to do in Toronto

• CN Tower

The most important attraction in Toronto is the CN Tower, the highest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. Literally walk on the edge on EdgeWalk, a walkway around the outer edge of the tower.

Rising to an altitude of 1,815 feet and listed as one of the wonders of the modern world, this marvel of technology is not only a premier dining and entertainment venue, but also a Canadian icon and preeminent among Toronto attractions.

• Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

The Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is located at the foot of the CN Tower, in the heart of the entertainment district, and is home to nearly 16,000 exotic and beautiful aquatic species.

With 135,000 square feet of interactive underwater exhibits, the country’s largest indoor aquarium offers to a sightseer magnificent jellyfish, ancient giant lobsters, sharks, rays and all kinds of colorful fish imaginable. Admire the aquatic creatures of the fresh and salty waters of the whole world, observe how they swim in the acrylic vision tunnel. It is the most spectacular among Toronto attractions.

• Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest museum of world culture and natural history and one of the principal among Toronto attractions.
There are many galleries with displays of archeology, art, and natural sciences, including six million objects, awaiting you during your visit to the first museum in the country. Thanks to many interactive and interactive exhibits, from dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, to precious stones and minerals, history comes to life in this world-class museum at the heart of Toronto.

• Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the most famous art museums in North America. It is probably the most famous of all Toronto attractions.
From the iconic Canadian works to the African art gallery, to the contemporary works and masterpieces of European art, AGO offers an incredible experience during each visit. In 2008, the innovative architectural expansion of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry resulted in one of the most recognized architectural achievements in the world.

• Toronto Islands & Centreville

Visitors can take a short ferry ride to the Toronto Islands, which offer great views and the opportunity to take a picture of the city’s skyline. With several islands to explore, there are beaches, picnic areas, sports facilities, canoe and kayak rentals and much more.

• St. Lawrence Market

St. Lawrence Market, which has been recognized by National Geographic as the best food market anywhere, offers a wide selection of fruits, foods, and fresh produce. Take a walk along famous food stalls and stalls, restaurants, art exhibitions and cooking classes. Be sure to try the famous peameal bacon sandwich at Carousel Bakery.

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Top 5 Must-See Places in Winnipeg

Blog, North America - GoroadTrip - October 2, 2018

Located in the heart of Canada, one might think that Winnipeg, the gateway to western Canada, is just a small town that is just crossed. And then it must be said that its nickname “Winterpeg”, in reference to winter temperatures, leaves no doubt about its climate. Continue Reading

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