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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 –

  • 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 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.
1First 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.

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

• 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.

You will be surprised to learn that Winnipeg is one of Canada’s largest cities (approximately 600,000), and of great ethnic diversity.

Point of convergence of three rivers, this charming city of Prairies enjoys a privileged natural location. Tourist attractions in Winnipeg include many parks, such as the Assiniboine Park, where it is good to walk and observe the birds and the Winnipeg Museum.

• The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Designed by the incredible architect Antione Predock, the latest tourist attractions in Winnipeg dominates the Winnipeg landscape and shines like a beacon. In an incredible experience, 11 powerful, interactive and impressive exhibits gradually climb to the top of CMHR, Tower of Hope (which offers a breathtaking view of the city). A museum that promotes dialogue and change for a better world, CMHR puts forth a moving description of human experience, unlike anything you have seen.

• Assiniboine Park Zoo

With the possible exception of seals, everyone loves polar bears, which is why they are the much-loved tourist attraction in Winnipeg at the wonderful trip “Journey to Churchill” at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Seeing these majestic mammals that dive, swim and play above you through the glass dome of the exhibition is impressive, while the new area includes an incredible selection of animals such as musk ox, wolf, elk, and seal. The zoo is also home to very rare animals, such as red pandas and snow leopards, as well as more than 200 other species.

In 6,000 years of history, the meeting of the Red and Assiniboine rivers has always been a meeting place for the nations. On 54 beautiful acres, you will find the main market, exceptional restaurants, and accommodation, extensive wooded trails with views of all the meanders of the coast, the world skating park, the playground, and winter. It also offers scooter rental and access to one of the longest ice rinks in the world.

• Hermetic Code Tour in the Manitoba Legislative Building

The magnificent interior of this legislative building is dotted with hieroglyphics, symbols of Freemasons and numerical codes that are presented in the Hermetic Code Tour – a must visit for anyone who loves drama.

The building and the tour are among the principal tourist attractions in Winnipeg.

• Manitoba Museum

If you wish to visit a place that can take you from enormous dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period, through the cosmos, through space and time, to the plains of meadows with buffaloes under one roof you need to visit the Manitoba Museum. Nine permanent galleries of this award-winning education and heritage center will delight both children and adults.

Whether you attend a planetarium show with one of the most advanced projection systems in the world, or with a view some of Canada’s most important artifacts at the Hudson’s Bay Company Museum, the Manitoba Museum will please you.

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6 Best California Top Vacations

America, Blog - GoroadTrip - September 13, 2018

Located in the western United States, bordered by the Pacific Ocean, California represents the allure of a “world end”, both highly urbanized and very wild.
California also offers a kaleidoscope of wild and majestic landscapes and California vacation ideas include the relentless Death Valley desert, the extraordinary Yosemite Park, the forests that dart to the skies of Sequoia National Park.

• San Francisco

A mixed collage with colorful neighborhoods and beautiful views, San Francisco attracts free spirits seeking cutting-edge art, the taste of ingenious cuisine and the enthusiasm of adventure. It is an unavoidable California vacation idea. The city has impressive venues, world-class cuisine, cozy cafes and many thriving nightclubs. Spend an hour or two relaxing on the shore of the sea lions in the bay, admiring views of the city from Twin Peaks or walking through the marina. And for the quintessence of the Franciscan experience, take the cable car ride.

• San Diego

The sunny weather and 70 miles of beautiful coastline attract fans and sun lovers throughout the year. Mexican cuisine, vibrant nightlife and one of the favorite zoos in the country are located here. And then there are beaches – retreat to Mission Beach to take a wave, to La Jolla, to enjoy the sun and to Coronado for a quiet stroll by the sea. For the more formal groups, you will find the lively nightlife, including the historic Gaslamp Quarter.

• Yosemite National Park

California vacation ideas include one of the most challenging natural landscapes in California, Yosemite National Park is home to almost 1,200 square miles of high waterfalls, ancient sequoias, high cliffs and some of the country’s most unique rock formations. Despite the enormous size, most of the tourist attractions are carried out in the 8 square mile area in the Yosemite Valley, an unparalleled California vacation idea. Here you will find, Half Dome, and El Capitán, very famous monuments of the park as well as great hiking trails through the wilderness.

• Lake Tahoe

Call it incredible and impressive but you would find it difficult to find words that do justice to the beauty of Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe, which sits on the California-Nevada border, has long been a favorite vacation destination that receives more than 2.7 million visitors a year. Visitors are drawn to the steep walls of the granite cliffs and mountain peaks, as well as the crystal clear waters that have brought to Lake Tahoe the reputation of one of the most beautiful water reservoirs in the United States. While the beautiful blue lake is worth a visit, the area is also known as Lake Tahoe, offers miles of hiking trails, dozens of scenic views and some of the best skiing in North America.

• Big Sur

Extending 90 miles between the Gulf of Monterey and San Simeon on the west coast of central California, the secluded spot of Big Sur, its peaceful nature and incomparable beauty inspire visitors to change fashion, literally and figuratively, the Pacific Coast Highway, built less than 100 years ago, it is a road through this area and it becomes the most picturesque town of Big Sur. Big Sur with its spellbinding beauty is an exceptional California vacation idea.

• Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach is located 24 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. This coastal area offers many hotels, restaurants, and shops, as well as an iconic attraction: the Pacific Park pier and the beach. After a relaxing day on the sand or on the famous Third Street, visit Palisades Park to watch an unforgettable sunset in Southern California.

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