Editorial: What to do in Rio de Janeiro Now?

Editorial: What to do in Rio de Janeiro Now?

Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When I first traveled to Rio de Janeiro in 2002, it was my next ‘adventure travel’ trip after Cuba – which was basically illegal to go to as a U.S. citizen then. I note that only to point out how exotic a location it was to […]

Brexit and Financial Planning for Expats in Brazil: Sponsored

Brexit and Financial Planning for Expats  in Brazil: Sponsored

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For most expatriates, Brexit, the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, was an unwelcome shock with potential consequences for their financial planning. The aftermath saw the FTSE100 fall sharply and rebound to just under 6900 points, just short of its record level in 2015. […]

Picasso Exhibit at Caixa Cultural Rio Until November 20th

Picasso Exhibit at Caixa Cultural Rio Until November 20th

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a period of nearly three months at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake in São Paulo, from May 22nd to August 14th, the exhibition “Picasso: Mão Erudita, Olho Selvagem” (Classical Hand, Wild Eye) arrived in Rio de Janeiro at the Caixa Cultural Rio earlier this week, […]

Brazilian Film ‘Pequeno Segredo’ Chosen for Oscar Bid

Brazilian Film ‘Pequeno Segredo’ Chosen for Oscar Bid

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The film “Pequeno Segredo” (Little Secret), directed by David Schurmann, was chosen on September 12th as the representative of Brazil in the race for the 2017 Oscar nomination. During the announcement, the producer Beto Rodrigues, one of the nine members of the committee that made […]

Jinga Experience Travel Launched by Farr Brothers in Rio

Jinga Experience Travel Launched by Farr Brothers in Rio

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cidade Maravilhosa has captured the hearts and minds of travelers for decades, and now that the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics have passed successfully, the city looks forward to their increased tourism appeal. One travel company set to help visitors explore the best […]

Secret Rio, The New Locals’ Guidebook for Rio de Janeiro

Secret Rio, The New Locals’ Guidebook for Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For those traveling to the Cidade Maravilhosa, it is all too easy to fill ten days on the famous landmark beaches and visiting tourist must-sees like the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain. Yet for those that live here, or seek the ‘off the […]

Royal Visit to The British School, Rio de Janeiro: Sponsored

Royal Visit to The British School, Rio de Janeiro: Sponsored

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the Paralympics continue to capture the heart and spirit of the Rio 2016 Olympics, in just under a week, on September 18th, the Games will come to an end. However the memories and reflection will live on, and one such moment for The British […]

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Sold Out for Next Two Weekends

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Sold Out for Next Two Weekends

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016 reported that most tickets are sold out for the next two weekends (September 10-11th and 17-18th). The majority of these tickets sold out are for competitions scheduled to be held in the Barra da […]

Alta Vidigal Hosts HeartBeatz Party in Rio on Saturday: Sponsored

Alta Vidigal Hosts HeartBeatz Party in Rio on Saturday: Sponsored

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, September 10th, the HeartBeatz party is set to kick off at Alta Vidigal, the well known party venue set high on the Vidigal community with sweeping views of Leblon and Ipanema. The event has been organized by a German couple living in Rio, […]

Brazil Seleção Beat Colombia 2×1 in the Arena da Amazônia

Brazil Seleção Beat Colombia 2×1 in the Arena da Amazônia

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Seleção, Brazil’s national football (soccer) team beat Colombia by 2-1 last night on Tuesday, September 6th, with home field advantage at the Arena da Amazônia in the northern state of Manus. The victory puts Brazil in second place in the South American Football Confederation […]

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