By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located in the central-northern part of Rio's State, Nova Friburgo makes one feel in Europe without leaving Brazil. Only two and a half hours away from Rio, the 'Brazilian Switzerland' is a great destination for those looking for some fresh air on the mountains, breathtaking natural attractions and typical Swiss-German culinary.
Nova Friburgo was the first non-Portuguese official settlement in Brazil, being founded by Swiss and German . . .