Building on the success of the relaunched 2003 editions, this bestselling travel series has been further refined for 2004. Brazil is one of five completely new guides in a group that also includes Puerto Rico, Japan, Alaska, and the Pacific Northwest. Researched by students and tailored to the requirements of the budget traveller, all updated guides feature improved maps, essential practical information, and everything the reader needs for fuller cultural immersion at an ever-increasing range of exciting destinations. - Entries at all price levels for lodging, food, attractions and more - Must-have tips for planning you trip, getting around, and staying safe - Opportunities to make a difference through study, work, and volunteering - Detailed maps of cities, towns, and the outdoors 'Guides that penetrate the veneer of holiday brochures and mine the grit of real life' Economist
All the information in the Let's Go series is researched and kept up to date by a team of nearly 200 Harvard-Radcliffe students. They travel like any other budget traveller, without expense accounts or free meals or hotel rooms, and all have first-hand knowledge of how to see the world on the cheap.