Brazil will host the World Cup this Summer, between Thursday, Jun. 12 and Sunday, July 13. While many of us will be traveling to Brazil to watch the world’s famous soccer players in action, some of us will be going there for entirely different reasons.

 

Whatever your reason might be, we all agree that you will have a splendid time there.  Below are five reasons why you will absolutely love Brazil even more, when you visit this summer.

 

 

 

Why we love Brazil: The people. (gma.yahoo.com)

Why we love Brazil: The people. (gma.yahoo.com)

 

 

1. The people Brazilians are a group of friendly and wonderful people, and they are welcoming to foreigners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why we love Brazil: Beaches. (matadornetwork.com)

Why we love Brazil: Beaches. (matadornetwork.com)

 

2. The beaches Brazil is well known for its gorgeous white sandy beaches. The most popular are in Copacabana and Ipanema both located in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why we love Brazil: The food. (buzzmag.co.uk)

Why we love Brazil: The food. (buzzmag.co.uk)

 

3. The food Brazil is known for it’s delicious, variety of meats often served in a buffet-like setting where waiters serve you different cuts of meat until you are completely full.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why we love Brazil: The music and dance. (axecapoeira.com)

Why we love Brazil: The music and dance. (axecapoeira.com)

 

4. The music and dance Brazilian music is largely influenced by rhythmic beats and styles from Africa.  Today, popular musical genres, are the Samba and Bossa nova.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why we love Brazil: Caipirinha. (foodnetwork.com)

Why we love Brazil: Caipirinha. (foodnetwork.com)

 

 

5. Caipirinha This is a popular cocktail in Brazil made with cachaça, lime, and sugar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you planning on going to Brazil this year, perhaps for the world cup? Do you have a list of things to do there? Share your opinions with us below or send a tweet @LindaAmaechi.