Articles for Nightlife

Alternative Carnival Destinations in Rio State

Alternative Carnival Destinations in Rio State February 16, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
For hardcore partiers, Rio Carnival can’t be beat. For four days and nights the entire city sheds its (admittely few) inhibitions, and the streets are a right of colour and music. Believe it or not, though, there are times when all that hedonism starts to take its toll – particularly...

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...

Music on the Mountain

Music on the Mountain January 10, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Summer in Rio de Janeiro sees the city explode in a riot of live music and dancing, and the good news is that you don’t have to wait until Carnival to join the party. For the fourth year running, Rio de Janeiro will host a summer-long series of live music events high on a hilltop at Morro da Urca,...

Rio’s Downtown Tourist Attractions

Rio’s Downtown Tourist Attractions December 23, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re lucky enough to be spending New Year’s in Rio de Janeiro, chances are that you’ll already have a checklist of must-sees and must-dos. The beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana are likely to be somewhere near the top of the list, along with the magnificent Christ statue (one of...

NYE in Rio Set to Go With a Bang

NYE in Rio Set to Go With a Bang December 15, 2010 | Events, free, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Revellers celebrating New Year’s in Rio de Janeiro can look forward to an explosive night on the city’s beaches. Some two million people, including around 700,000 foreign tourists, are set to head to Copacabana beach, where the traditional fireworks display is set to last for a staggering...

Rio´s Colourful Characters

Rio´s Colourful Characters July 24, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Rio de Janeiro is a far cry from your average city, and many of Rio´s residents are every bit as colorful as the place itself. The city is firmly established as a top destination for gay holidaymakers, and is much more accepting of alternative lifestyles than many other cities in South America. The...

Drinking Etiquette in Rio

Drinking Etiquette in Rio April 3, 2010 | Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Drinking in Santa Teresa Like many things in Rio de Janeiro, drinking etiquette in the city is not as straightforward as one might imagine. A complex set of unwritten rules come into play when heading out for a drink in Rio, and failure to observe them could lead to some serious social faux-pas. The...