Botafogo Beat Coritiba 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

Botafogo Beat Coritiba 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo beat Coritiba 1-0 last night in the the eleventh round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro to put some breathing space between themselves and the relegation zone. An early strike from Argentine midfielder Bolatti was enough to give the Glorioso the points in a […]

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro, and first since the FIFA World Cup, was dreadful for the Carioca clubs. Botafogo, Fluminense and Flamengo were all defeated in a nightmare restart to domestic football. A wonder goal from Neto Baiano helped Sport Recife […]

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Just three days after the conclusion of the international football (soccer) spectacle 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Brazilian national tournament, the Campeonato Brasileiro is ready to get underway again. Tonight (July 16th), three Carioca clubs are in action after a five-week hiatus for the […]

Special Dinner and Show with Cheryl Jones, Friday June 27th

Special Dinner and Show with Cheryl Jones, Friday June 27th

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Friday, June 27th between 8PM and 11PM, Cheryl Jones, chef to the likes of Tom Hanks, Bill Clinton and Johnny Depp, is visiting Rio and recreating a selection of her clients’ favorite foods for guests at the Special Dinner and Show at the Jubilee […]

Botafogo: a Zona Sul Cultural Center in Rio

Botafogo: a Zona Sul Cultural Center in Rio

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When the Portuguese Royal family set up residence in Botafogo in the late 1800s it was said that the glamorous Dona Carlota Joaquina, wife of Dom João VI would bath in the waters of Baía de Guanabara. Today, while not as famous as other Zona […]

Storyhunter Screenup Media Event Tonight: Daily

Storyhunter Screenup Media Event Tonight: Daily

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Storyhunter, a platform that connects content publishers with a network of professional video journalists and documentary filmmakers around the world, will host a free “Screenup” event tonight at Teto Solar in Botafogo beginning at 8PM with music provided by Rio’s Tee Cardaci from Strategic Sounds […]

Só 5 Offers Football Pitches and Recreation in Rio

Só 5 Offers Football Pitches and Recreation in Rio

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When the World Cup kicks off on June 12th people are going to be glued to their TVs around the globe, captivated by the drama of one of the most anticipated tournaments in recent memory. Yet football (soccer) is more than even a mega-event in […]

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão 9th Round: Daily

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão 9th Round: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ninth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro was not kind to Carioca clubs, with none of the three playing in Série A managing to pick up three points. In the final round of matches prior to the five week hiatus courtesy of the […]

Botafogo Beat Palmeiras 2×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

Botafogo Beat Palmeiras 2×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A fiery affair ended in favor of the Cariocas after Botafogo beat Palmeiras 2-0 last night in the Campeonato Brasileiro. Heated words were exchanged between Palmeiras defender Lúcio and Botafogo forward Emerson Sheik, with the latter claiming to reporters he had been verbally abused […]

What R$5,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro 2014

What R$5,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro 2014

By Patrick Eccles-Williams, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Over the course of the last ten years, property prices in the Cidade Maravilhosa have increased at a flash-fire rate, however in 2014, with the exception of short-term rentals during the World Cup, prices have stagnated somewhat. Continuing with our series on rental prices in […]

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