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Hotel Restaurants, Rio Style

Hotel Restaurants, Rio Style January 8, 2012 | Five Star, Food, Hotels, Romantic, Travel Tips | Read More
Photo: Cipiriani, courtesy of www.pololido.com.br Hotel restaurants worldwide have something of a reputation for serving overpriced, uninspired fare, but that is about as far as it is possible to get from Rio’s hotel restaurant scene. Many of Rio’s very best restaurants can be found within...

Top Five Romantic Restaurants in Rio

Top Five Romantic Restaurants in Rio December 17, 2011 | Five Star, Food, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Restaurante Aprazivel, in Santa Teresa, courtesy of http://www.apartmentinrio.net Balmy evenings, beautiful views, and an abundance of fresh tropical delicacies…all these factors combine to make dining out in Rio a memorable experience as long as you pick the right restaurants and avoid the tourist...

Top Spots to Sip a Caipirinha

May 28, 2011 | Five Star, Nightlife, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It’s the simplest of combinations – sugar cane rum, sugar, lime and ice, but the caiprinha cocktail somehow manages to be more than the sum of its parts. A tangy, refreshing drink that’s just perfect for drinking on a balmy Rio evening, the caipirinha packs a real boozy punch, and has...

Top 10 “Treat Yourself” Experiences in Rio

Top 10 “Treat Yourself” Experiences in Rio April 22, 2011 | Five Star, Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Romantic, What's New | Read More
Global economic downturn, be darned. There are times when you just feel like throwing caution to the wind and blowing the travel budget with a real “treat yourself” experience. And, in super-glamorous Rio de Janeiro,  there’s no shortage of opportunity to splash some serious cash in the...

Carnival – You Shall Go To The Ball

Carnival – You Shall Go To The Ball February 1, 2011 | Events, Five Star, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
The temperatures in Rio are soaring, and so too is the sense of anticipation as the frenzied partying of Carnival draws closer. Falling later in the calendar this year than usual (Carnival is a moveable festa, based around the dates of lent), there has been plenty of time to recover from the excesses...