Brazil is a vast, sprawling country, with much to see and do -- from the Amazon rainforests to the civilized beaches of Rio to the restored colonial buildings of Salvador and the hundreds of frolicking dolphins of Fernando de Noronha. This section helps you figure out where to begin: where and when to go; how to get there; what precautions to take; and best of all, how to save money on your trip.

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