Articles Tagged ‘Rio on a Budget’

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...

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...

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...

Souvenirs on a Shoestring

Souvenirs on a Shoestring November 18, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Even if your spending power is more budget than mega-bucks, it would be a shame to return empty handed from your vacation in Rio de Janeiro. That’s not to say that you should throw taste to the wind and buy glow in the dark Christ statues for friends and family – there are some inexpensive...