We are 8 adults travelling from Recife to Salvador in July 2016.
We are looking to rent a minivan, if possible with driver. Any tips?
How much would it cost to hire a driver (with car) for one day to take us from Recife to Natal and back again for a World Cup game? The car doesn't need to be particularly nice
Is anyone travelling to Recife during October for Recifolia ?
Where can I find a ornate machete with like animal skull head w jutting teeth on the handle in a elaborate sheath. It looks like its made of ceramic and wood with rocks, marbles for eyes on a face. The blade says Tramontina Brasil and the sheath is stamped Cecero Recife. I broke it and it was a prized gift from an Uncle to a teenager. I've been searching for days. Any advice? Thank you! Julie
I will be arriving in Recife on the 3th of august. I want to rent a car to travel up North (or South) to explore. I have no plans but love the freedom of having a car.
I can't seem to find a rental company that looks trustworthy enough. I need unlimited mileage, pick up or meet&greet at the airport and good insurance. Does anyone have experience with rentals at Recife Airport? I could really use some help here! (And advice on places to drive to also never hurts! ;)
Thanks guys! Greetings
i will spend 2 weeks in Refice pretty much by myself.. Is it "safe" to drink the water and eat in Recife or should i be careful? Dos and dont in regards to eating and drinking in restaurants etc
How can we gain admittance into the Synagogue in Recife?
What is the distance from the Cruise Ship Port to the main attractions in Recife, can one walk safely if not a long distance or best to take a taxi.
solopes recommended a driver named "Seu" Roberto for the city of Recife, but I don't see any contact info...unless it is the number +558 191 020 402??
Does Roberto have an email address?
I will be staying about a day and a half in Recife. My hotel is in Boa Viagem and the same amount of time in Olinda. Any recommendations on where to eat (I love the world of food) and what to see and do in a limited amount of time. I love to walk as long as it is safe. Thanks for any recommendations.
I am glad to find this forum!
Can one go from Recife to Olinda by taxi? If so, how much (approximately) is it? How long does it take?
Also, was the exchange currency a simple process? Where did you find the best current rate?
Thanks for any suggestions and insights!
my husband and I will be arriving in Recife on december 31st around 10:30pm and we´ll stay only till the next day night. We´ll have around 24 hours and we´re wondering if there´s anything we can do during our stay. does anybody know about some place to go and celebrate the new year? or should we count on animation on the streets? Do you think it will be easy to find a place to have a meal? and on the 1st january is everything closed? we are pretty clueless about this short trip (work trip for my husband). We would love to have some kind of animation that night and yet we would like to visit old recife and maybe olinda but consedering it will be the 1st, maybe we will be stucked in the hotel...
any suggestions are wellcome!
Thank you, Tânia
We will be visiting Olinda and Tamandaré beaches next february 2011 and I would appreciate any help or recommendation of pousadas or hotels for a small/medium budget. We will have no car so i guess it´s important to be near town center in both places. We will stay in Olinda only for a couple of days and we will expend about 10 days in tamandaré. Thanks in advance for your help!
We will be visiting Recife/Olinda for three days in December then we will be renting a car and spending a week in Tamandare. We want to explore and sightsee to Porto de Galinhas and other beach towns south of Recife. I am wondering how the road conditions are to Tamandare. It looks like a short 50 miles but I am wondering also should we take the main highway 101BR then PE 073 or 101BR to PE060? How is PE 060? Any help will be very appreciated.
Salopes recommended a taxi driver in Recife. Can you give me an idea of the cost for a day's hire, please.
We are two girls thinking of going by bus to Salvador from recife on 11/12th Feb 2010 for the Salvador carnival ( that starts on the 11th)
Does anyone know if this is possible (11th is a Thursday)
We arrive in Recife onthe 8th so can't book until then. Do you think this is leaving it too late & it will be difficult to get a seat because of carnival. Also does anyone know how much it is, how long it takes or if you can prebook on line at all!!!
Does anyone know of a reliable, safe and English speaking driver to pick me up at Recife airport early Friday morning and take a leisurely (long) drive up the coast to Natal? May want to stop from time to time along the way. Thanks....
My sister is an American graduate student staying in Recife for another four months (she's studying Art History there), and I'm trying to find ways for her to engage in more social activities. It would be wonderful if there were some sort of social group that she could do fun things with. She's 31, and speaks extremely good Portuguese.
If any of you have any tips for us, please let me know!
Oi gente! I am thinking about a trip to BR in July for about 4 weeks. I am a single female traveler and I speak Portuguese and I haven't been to the NE in over 20 years. I am wondering what cities/locations I should check out, cheap places to stay, etc. I love the pics of the ceramics factory/gallery - very cool!
Hi,I'll be travelleling to Recife/Porto de Galinhas in November with my family, including my 4 year old son. I'd love to recive some recommendations to what to see and do in the area besides going to the different beaches:) Thanks a lot!
I am looking to do about a months volunteering in Recife july/august time! I have found what i am looking for with both 'volunteer brazil' and 'volunteerabroad'! 'Volunteering Brazil i believe works out cheaper but i would really appreciate any advice or info on either organisation!! I will intially be traveling by myself so i am keen to know about any safety issues, reliability of the organisations etc!! any information would be really appreciated!!!
The tour company will pick us up at the port!!! That is great news.
The next piece of news that they had for us...they will not drive us up the hill to Olinda. The tour says Recife/Olinda....
My question is.....does anyone know how steep or long this 'hill' is? Do you think we can walk up.
It seems very strange and we've asked the tour director exactly what they mean by this.
I thought I'd ask all you friendly, helpful folks.
Hello...we are arriving by cruise ship into Recife in March. Our tour, through Viator, will not pick us up at the port...only at a hotel. Could someone tell me what the closet hotel to the cruise port would be?
Thank you so much.
My friends and i need to get a bus from Recife to Natal from Jan 19 2008 and have to arrive by Jan 30 2008. I was wondering if anyone knows how long this will take, how much it will cost and if we should pre book or just any good information?
I've been discussing a possible job in the Boa Viagem area of Recife. I've heard that Boa Viagem is one of the nicest areas of the city and that the city in general is very close to the ocean. One thing I'm concerned about is transportation. How feasible is it to live in Boa Viagem ithout a car? In other words, how expensive are taxis? And how extensive is the bus service? I imagine that during the week I'll be staying in Boa Viagem but on the weekends I'll want to do some exploring. Is there train service to other cities?
I've been living in Taiwan the past year and the main mode of transportation is 125 cc scooters. Would something like this be practical in Brazil?
Thanks very much for any help.
Hi! I am planning to go to Porto de Galinhas, near Recife in March and would also like to visit Rio for couple of days during my stay. Which is the fastest and the cheapest way to get to Rio from eather Recife or Porto de Galinhas.
Hello, I want to book a cheap flight from Recife to Lima, but I don't know where to start. has anyone got any ideas? I havent got much money and I am on a tight budget, any helpp will be greatly appreciated. Thankyou
Would anyone know if it's possible for me to buy a plane ticket out of Brazil (to Portugal) while still in the US but through a Brazilian travel agencey? If so, can you recommend a travel agency in Recife that may be able to help me orgaanize that?
I will be travelling to Recife in the new year and would like to connect with organizations that are working on social justice or development issues and are open to and are in need of volunteers. Does anyone have information for me?
For further context I have a social science and counselling background and am also a leadership and life coach. I can offer this knowledge and skill set but am also interested in just being there and helping out in anyway that's needed.
Our Rotary district has entered into an exchage with the Brazilian district around around Recife. This will take place about a year from now and members have yet to be selected. There is no doubt that they will receive the best of attention from their Rotary hosts.
I was just wondering if there might be something that they should see or do not on the normal agenda to experience the local culture, economy, etc.
I have discovered here that some of the best information comes from people that have only visited there. Having lived in a place all their lives, the locals don't always appreciate it.
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