Articles for Nightlife

Eat and Drink Like a Local in Rio

Eat and Drink Like a Local in Rio March 28, 2012 | Food, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Locals flock to Nega Teresa's acaraje stall While nobody should come to Rio de Janeiro without making the tourist pilgrimages to see the Christ Statue, Sugar Loaf mountain and the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, there are times when visitors want to get off the tourist trail and experience the...

Rio de Janeiro for Wine Drinkers

March 19, 2012 | Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
  Restaurante Aprazivel has an all-Brazilian wine list   It’s not difficult to find an ice cold beer in Rio. The locals are happy to sink a cooling glass of cerveja at virtually any time of day or night, and you’re never more than a few feet from a bar or street vendor. Those who...

Rio’s Best Bar Food

Rio’s Best Bar Food January 27, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bar do Mineiro is famous for its bar snacks Many visitors to Rio comment on the fact that, while the locals seem to drink beer as though it were water and caipirinha cocktails as though they were soft drinks, they rarely seem to get staggeringly drunk. Part of this is down to dedicated practice, no doubt,...

Up for the Craic – Irish Pubs in Rio

Up for the Craic – Irish Pubs in Rio January 15, 2012 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Shenanigans Head to any city, anywhere in the world, and chances are that you will find an Irish pub there. Rio de Janeiro is no exception, and the party-hard Irish spirit fits in perfectly with Rio’s own love of the good times. In fact, given the size of the city and the number...

Rio Gets Ready for New Year’s Eve

November 14, 2011 | Events, free, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Once again, Rio de Janeiro is gearing up to host one of the biggest New Year’s Eve parties on the planet. The city’s New Year’s celebrations are second only to carnival in terms of sheer unadulterated revelry, with the focal point of the celebrations being the legendary party on Copacabana...

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Rio

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Rio October 18, 2011 | Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Socialising with fellow travelers is all well and good, but if you really want to experience the heart and soul of a city you need to get to know the locals. This is especially true of Rio de Janeiro, where the locals’ welcoming attitude, party spirit and zest for life all help to make the city...

Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro October 13, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Tijuca National Park offers nature trails and some stunning views Whether you’ve got your heart set on lazing in the sun or are looking for high-adrenaline fun, Rio de Janeiro won’t disappoint. The city is awash with so many ‘must-dos’ that it can be hard to know where to start,...

Best Places to Dance in Rio

Best Places to Dance in Rio September 28, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Whatever your groove, you’ll find a place to bust some moves in Rio de Janeiro. This sizzling city is a place where the dance party never ends, and while samba provides the musical backdrop to many of Rio de Janeiro’s festivities, the musical menu doesn’t end there. Pumping hip hop,...

Late Night Dining in Rio

September 26, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s often observed that, while cariocas (Rio natives) like to indulge in the odd caipirinha, they rarely get embarassingly drunk. This ability to drink strong cocktails while remaining fully in control of their faculties would appear to be, at least in part, due to the locals’ habit of soaking...

German Food in Rio

German Food in Rio August 31, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Brazil has a long history of German settlement, and while there is little impact of this to be seen in the appearance of either the city itself or its inhabitants, it is certainly prominent on the city’s gastronomic scene. German bars and restaurants are surprisingly abundant in Rio, and many seemingly...