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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...

Airport Layover in Rio de Janeiro

September 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you find yourself facing a lengthy at Rio de Janeiro airport, make the most of it – you’re looking at a layover in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Most passengers facing a changeover will do so not at the centrally located domestic airport, but at the international airport...

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,...

Attention-Grabbing Architecture in Rio de Janeiro

Attention-Grabbing Architecture in Rio de Janeiro September 21, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Rio de Janeiro is famous for its beaches, its dramatic landscape, its beautiful people and its party atmosphere, but its architecture is largely overlooked in tourist board images. But while it is difficult to compete with Sugar Loaf mountain and the iconic Christ statue atop Corcovado, Rio is in fact...

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...

Best Pizza in Rio

Best Pizza in Rio August 31, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
While it is easy to find pizza in Rio de Janeiro, finding good pizza presents more of a challenge. All too often, pizza in Rio is a greasy, stodgy and tasteless affair, and the fact that it is common practice to slather the slices in ketchup and/or mayonnaise and mustard speaks volumes about the lack...

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...

Rio on US$50 a Day – (Yes, it’s Possible…)

Rio on US$50 a Day – (Yes, it’s Possible…) August 13, 2011 | Food, free, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Cash-strapped travelers beware, Rio de Janeiro can be an extremely expensive city if you don’t plan your finances wisely. Spiralling prices and an extremely strong currency combine to make Rio not just expensive by South American standards, but expensive by anybody’s standards. But while...
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