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Five Places to Propose in Rio

Five Places to Propose in Rio October 16, 2011 | Hotels, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Arpoador Rock is a wonderfully romantic spot Cities simply don’t get much more spectacular than Rio de Janeiro, making it the perfect place for romantically-minded travelers to pop the question. With majestic views, miles of beaches, vibrant nightlife and some excellent (if expensive) restaurants...

Best Views in Rio

Best Views in Rio October 10, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Wherever you are in Rio, you’re never far from a breathtaking view. A city of towering mountains, thick jungle and seemingly endless beaches, you’ll encounter stunning vistas at every turn. Snap-happy visitors will want to have their cameras about them at all times in preparation for the...

Al-Fresco Dining in Rio

August 31, 2011 | Food, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
With its tropical climate and stunning scenery, Rio de Janeiro is a city where dining outdoors appeals much more than sitting cooped up inside a restaurant. But despite the obvious advantages of dining in the open air, there are in fact relatively few places that offer much more than a handful of sidewalk...

Five Romantic Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Five Romantic Things to do in Rio de Janeiro August 19, 2011 | Food, free, Hotels, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
With its magnificent views, pulsing nightlife, beautiful locals and steamy tropical heat, Rio is a city that will have your pulse racing and your senses tingling. As a destination for a romantic getaway it’s hard to beat, and aside from the city’s own myriad attractions there are scores of...

Five FREE Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

August 18, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
There’s no getting away from the fact that Rio de Janeiro is an expensive city, but there’s no need for cash conscious travelers to veto the city completely. Last week’s blog outlined how travelers can survive on US$50 a day in Rio, and now I’m going one better and letting you...

Getting Romantic in Rio

May 29, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Valentine’s Day may have been and gone, but here in Rio the residents are flexing their romantic muscles in preparation for the Brazilian version – Dia dos Namorados (Lovers’ Day). Heart-themed displays can be seen in shop fronts across the city, as romantic types Locals will be getting...

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 Rio de Janeiro Views

April 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
With its jutting, jungle-clad mountains, crashing waves and seemingly endless stretches of sand, Rio de Janeiro’s cityscape is arguably the most impressive in the world. And, happily for the visitor, there are plenty of opportunities to take  in sweeping vistas of the city from every imaginable...

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...

Ten Top Spots to Strut Your Samba Stuff

April 19, 2011 | Events, free, Nightlife, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
So you think you can dance? Well Rio de Janeiro is the place to prove it. Give the locals a hint of a beat and a half-inch of floor space and they’ll be jiggling away – feet, torsos, and (most importantly of all) butts all moving in perfect sync. And while there are more dance styles...