BrazilMax is an award-winning online travel guide to South America's largest country. We focus on what we call roots tourism – eco, cultural, historical, rural, adventure, business, etc. Our aim is to help travelers plan their trips and better understand Brazilian society and culture.
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BrazilMax.com welcomes advertising and advertisers. After all, that’s how we make our living. However, we do not publish “sponsored content” that appears to be objective but which really is not. The origin of all BrazilMax.com content is identified by its “byline” – the author identification just under the title. If there is no byline, the content was produced by BrazilMax Founding Editor Bill Hinchberger.
Back in July 2000, I asked a bunch of friends if I could bug them when I needed feedback about BrazilMax. Soon I corralled them into a formal Editorial Board. The board no longer exists formally, but I would like to thank the following members for their input and suggestions during the first three years of the project: Carlos A. Afonso, Assis Ângelo, Bosco Brasil, Alexander Busch, Carlos Castilho, Paulo Fridman, Helio Goldsztejn, Michael Grossmann, Flávio Guimarães, Mike Kepp, Peter Kingstone, Bob Nadkarni, Micha Peled, Oliviero Pluviano, Anne Pothsuma, Rebecca Reichmann, Nara Roesler, Washington Santana, Gilson Schwartz, Gay Seidman, Ricardo Soca, Maria Amalia Souza, Giancarlo Summa, Glenn Switkes, Braulio Tavares, and Cliff Welch.
I would also like to thank all of the writers, journalists, photographers, illustrators and other folks who have donated content to BrazilMax. I won’t even try to list them here, but you can find their credits alongside their contributions.
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Founding Editor Bill Hinchberger
A former correspondent in Brazil for The Financial Times, ARTnews, Business Week and other publications, Bill Hinchberger has written about Brazil in venues from Science and The Lancet to Metropolis and even Nickelodeon. Hinchberger is also an accomplished public speaker who has administered “understanding Brazil” sessions to visiting European executives. He is a member of a panel of experts for National Geographic's Destination Stewardship Survey. Hinchberger holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies and a B.A. in Political Science, both from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the former president of the São Paulo Foreign Press Club (1995-99) and a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA).
Visit Bill Hinchberger’s personal website.
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