Articles Tagged ‘New Year’s in Rio’

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Rio

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Rio October 18, 2011 | Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Socialising with fellow travelers is all well and good, but if you really want to experience the heart and soul of a city you need to get to know the locals. This is especially true of Rio de Janeiro, where the locals’ welcoming attitude, party spirit and zest for life all help to make the city...

Are You Ready For Reveillon?

Are You Ready For Reveillon? December 29, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Organised party people will no doubt have bought their white outfit for New Year’s in Rio weeks ago, but for those who have yet to plan their partywear, don’t panic. In Rio, New Year’s (or Reveillon), tradition dictates that revellers should head to the beaches dressed in white, and...

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...

Giant Christmas Tree Lights Up Lagoa

Giant Christmas Tree Lights Up Lagoa December 1, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, What's New | Read More
After a week of drama and violence in Rio, it is a pleasure to be able to report on a happier event – namely, the inaugaration of the world’s largest floating Christmas tree at Lagoa. The lighting of the artificial tree, which floats in the center of Rio’s beautiful city lake, is a...

New Year in Rio – All White on the Night

New Year in Rio – All White on the Night November 14, 2010 | free, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
When it comes to dressing for New Year’s in Rio, there’s one rule to bear in mind: you can wear any colour you like, as long as it’s white. Long-standing tradition dictates that the millions of revellers heading to the beaches to usher in the new year should dress in white, in homage...

Holiday Must-Dos in Rio

Holiday Must-Dos in Rio November 2, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Heading to Rio for New Year? Besides the excitement of the night itself – fireworks on the beach, all-night partying and possibly the opportunity to give a New Year kiss to a good-looking Brazilian, there’s plenty more to keep you occupied during your New Year break in Rio. New Year in Rio...

Avoiding ‘Travelers’ Tummy’ in Rio

Avoiding ‘Travelers’ Tummy’ in Rio October 24, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Nothing is guaranteed to ruin your holiday in Rio faster than a dose of food poisoning, so it pays to keep an eye on what you’re eating and drinking in the city. Unfamiliar foods, all manner of tropical creepy crawlies and some less than pristine public toilets can all have unpleasant effects on...