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The Different Faces of Rio

The Different Faces of Rio March 30, 2012 | Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
View from Santa Teresa With its soft curves of white sand beaches, lush vegetation and jutting mountains, Rio de Janeiro is arguably the most stunning city on the planet. But there is more to the city than beautiful beaches and beautiful people, and the longer you spend here, the more you will get to...

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...

Valentine’s Day in Rio de Janeiro

Valentine’s Day in Rio de Janeiro December 30, 2011 | Hotels, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Sunset view from Arpoador   New Year’s in Rio was a rather wet and rainy affair , so if you didn’t book a holiday here and have been cursing yourself for missing an opportunity to ring in 2012 in romantic style, you may well have had a lucky break. Valentine’s Day is just...

Summer Weekend Getaways in Rio de Janeiro State

Summer Weekend Getaways in Rio de Janeiro State December 25, 2011 | Hotels, Kid Friendly, Romantic, What's New | Read More
Angra dos Reis It’s midwinter in North America and Europe, which means it’s midsummer in Rio de Janeiro, and temperatures in this steamy city are spiralling into the high 30s and above. When things start to hot up in Rio they get seriously hot, and for those who literally can’t stand...

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 Five Romantic Hotels in Rio

Top Five Romantic Hotels in Rio December 10, 2011 | Hotels, Romantic | Read More
When it comes to getting romantic in Rio de Janeiro, there are no shortage of accommodation options. Take care, though, when booking your hotel if you want somewhere that offers beautiful views and luxurious fixtures and fittings rather than mirrored ceilings and blacked out windows. The concept of the...

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...

Best Rio de Janeiro Neighborhoods for the Foodie

November 10, 2011 | Food, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Foodie visitors to Rio, prepare for some major gluttony. The city offers no end of opportunity for gourmands to try new and delicious foods – thanks in no small part to the abundance of fresh local ingredients. Just wandering around a Rio de Janeiro fruit and vegetable market is a sensory explosion,...

Best Breakfasts in Rio

Best Breakfasts in Rio October 26, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
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Top Five Sushi Restaurants in Rio

Top Five Sushi Restaurants in Rio October 17, 2011 | Food, Romantic, Travel Tips | Read More
Sushi took a while to catch on in Rio de Janeiro, but when the trend arrived in the city, it really made an impact. In 2008 and 2009 it seemed like a sushi bar was springing up on every street corner in Rio and, while that trend has now been replaced by an explosion of frozen yogurt bars, there is still...