FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
It could be the sand dunes, some more than 30 meters (100 feet) tall; it could be the expanse of ocean that puts no limits on how far your eyes can see; or it could be that in the presence of this awesome display of nature, everyday problems seem insignificant. Jericoacoara, a rustic paradise on Ceará State's northwest coast, affects everyone differently but leaves no one unchanged—just like the
sand dunes that change their shape and even their colors as they bend to the will of the winds.
In Jericoacoara, or Jerí, time seems endless. It's the ultimate relaxing vacation, and not because there isn't anything to do. You can surf down sand dunes or ride up and down them in a dune buggy. You can take an easy hike to the nearby Pedra Furada, or Arched Rock, a gorgeous formation sculpted by the waves. Jerí is also Brazil's premier destination for kite-surfing and windsurfing.
For a long time, Brazil's smallest state was known for little else than sugar production and as the breeding ground (and favored retreat) of...
Caruaru and its crafts center, Alto do Moura (6 km/4 miles south of Caruaru), became famous in the 1960s and '70s for clay figurines made by...