Articles Tagged ‘Ipanema’

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...

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...

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...

Snooping Around Rio’s Lapa District

Snooping Around Rio’s Lapa District May 10, 2011 | free, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Me and my dawg attempt to recreate the Snoop and Pharrell video...with limited success Rio de Janeiro is home to more than its fair share of scene-stealing sights – from Christ the Redeemer on his mountain-top perch to the peak of Sugar Loaf and, of course, the beautiful beaches of Copacabana and...

Rio in the Fall

April 5, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Rio de Janeiro is synonymous with sun, sea and sandy beaches, but, sadly for sun worshippers, the reality of Rio de Janeiro weather is rather less predictable. The city is just emerging from a summer that has veered erratically between scorching sunshine and pouring rain, and weather conditions are unlikely...

Messing Around in Boats

Messing Around in Boats September 2, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Frances Ridley“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” if these wise words, from Ratty in Kenneth Graham’s Wind in the Willows, hold a ring of truth for you, make sure...

Food on the Go in Rio

Food on the Go in Rio May 14, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Baianas cook up spicy delights in Centro Whether you’re short of cash, time, or both, the many food stalls that can be found right across Rio are excellent ways to fill up without blowing the budget or interrupting your itinerary. The entrepreneurial spirit of the locals is evident in the sheer...

Life’s a Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Life’s a Beach in Rio de Janeiro May 10, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
White sands, crashing waves, swaying palms and bronzed, beautiful bodies clad in the teeniest of swimsuits – the beaches of Rio de Janeiro are a sunseeker’s paradise. When the sun shines, it seems like the whole city heads to the beach, but visitors will have little difficulty finding their...