Members of the Dragoes da Real samba school perform during the first night of the Sao Paulo's Carnival parade at the Sambodromo on February 28, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Celebrating Carnival 2014: Revelers Take Over The Streets Of Brazil!
By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2014 - 15:59

Carnival (Carnaval!) is in full swing in Brazil, drawing hundreds of thousands of people out onto the streets for nights of debauchery and festivity. 


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Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5 Hotspots for Carnival Celebrations!
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 02/06/2013 - 15:47

The biggest parties around the world are about to kick off, because it is time for Carnival. While in some places people have been celebrating in preparation for months now, festivities begin in earnest this coming weekend and culminate on Fat Tuesday, February 12, though many continue the partying afterward, too. A number of destinations in Latin America go all-out to celebrate Carnival, with multiple generations coming out for the merrymaking. In many places, the Monday and Tuesday of Carnival also are designated as national holidays. 


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Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
By Grace Bastidas | 03/07/2011 - 14:00

Carnival kicked off this weekend, which means it’s time to let loose before Lent rolls around. Not that you have to be Catholic to indulge in a little church-sanctioned debauchery. Hedonists of all stripes can party at celebrations all across Latin America. Just pick your destination.

Barranquilla, Colombia


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