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Relax and Revitalise in Rio State

Relax and Revitalise in Rio State March 7, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
  Ilha Grande: Appreciate nature at its most magnificent While Rio de Janeiro is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world to let your inner party animal roam free, there are times when even the most hardcore of hedonists may begin to crave a little respite from the relentless heat and driving...

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...

What to Pack for a Winter Sun Break in Rio

October 11, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
When it’s winter in the United States and Europe, it’s the height of summer in Brazil, making Rio de Janeiro a top destination for anyone looking to escape the cold and soak up some serious sun on the beaches. The Brazilian summer is also when the city slips into serious party mode, with...

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...

Let’s Go To The Beach!

Let’s Go To The Beach! February 25, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Spot the gringa... With temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees in Rio this week, there’s only one place to be. The beach. Yes, it’s time to dust off that swimwear and bare that beach body – but are you ready for the Brazilian beaches? Firstly, before you even think about what swimwear...

Visit Rio’s Ilha Grande Before It Changes Forever

Visit Rio’s Ilha Grande Before It Changes Forever February 20, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Once home to leper colonies (in the 19th century) and some of the country’s most dangerous criminals (in the Dois Rios prison until 1994), it’s not surprising it took the Brazilian tourist board a while to appreciate the potential of Ilha Grande. However, this vast island (its name literally means...

Sunseekers Return to Rio’s Beaches

Sunseekers Return to Rio’s Beaches November 28, 2010 | What's New | Read More
A day of blazing sunshine has seen tourists and locals make a cautious return to Rio de Janeiro’s famous beaches, as the police and armed forces storm slums in the north of the city. Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon had been uncharacteristically quiet for most of the week, as a wave of terror attacks...

How to Look Like a Local – Fast

How to Look Like a Local – Fast October 21, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
No-one wants to stand out like a sore thumb in Rio de Janeiro, especially as tourists tend to attract opportunistic thieves like bees to a honey pot. And while it’s virtually impossible to totally blend in with the locals (from the way they talk to the way they walk, Cariocas have a style that’s...

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...
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