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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...

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...

Rio’s Arty Party Gets Started This Weekend

May 17, 2011 | Events, free, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This weekend (May 20-22) will see Rio turn into a giant arty party venue as the city hosts the third annual Viradao Carioca event. As in 2010 and 2009, the mega-festival will see a completely free programme of music, dance, theater and cinema events take place across the festival, with the musical emphasis...

Easter in Rio de Janeiro

Easter in Rio de Janeiro April 5, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Given Rio de Janeiro’s reputation as a 24-hour party city, and the fact that Brazil is largely a Catholic country, Easter in Rio is a surprisingly low key affair. While Easter Friday is a public holiday (at least in principle), public transport operates as usual across the Easter weekend, and many...

Sun Sets on Rio’s Summer Party Season

March 10, 2011 | Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
The samba has been danced, the caipirinhas have been drunk, and Rio de Janeiro is suffering a collective hangover as the city and its residents attempt to recover from the frenzied partying of Rio Carnival 2011. And while die-hard partiers can still find the odd street party taking place in the city...

Lapa: Yes to Bars, No to Cars

Lapa: Yes to Bars, No to Cars July 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Pedestrians will have right of way in Rio's historic centreLapa, Rio’s notoriously raucous downtown party district, is to become a less risky prospect for tipsy weekend partiers. Rio de Janeiro city council has passed a new rule stating that the district’s principle pedestrian thoroughfares...

Santa Teresa’s Hidden Charms

Santa Teresa’s Hidden Charms June 14, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
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Drinking Etiquette in Rio

Drinking Etiquette in Rio April 3, 2010 | Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Drinking in Santa Teresa Like many things in Rio de Janeiro, drinking etiquette in the city is not as straightforward as one might imagine. A complex set of unwritten rules come into play when heading out for a drink in Rio, and failure to observe them could lead to some serious social faux-pas. The...
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