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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Hidden away at the eastern end of Copacabana's 4 km beach, Leme cuts an unassuming figure. However, there’s an atmosphere to the neighborhood that makes it very clear once you’ve...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cariocas may be an incredibly welcoming bunch, and when you get to Rio, you will likely be greeted with plenty of smiles and friendly people ready to offer a...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For many people, when they think of Rio de Janeiro, the word "Copacabana" isn’t far behind. No other neighborhood quite encapsulates the city-to-beach Carioca lifestyle like this sprawling assortment of...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Thursday, March 1st, Rio de Janeiro celebrates its 453rd birthday with diverse events spread across the city. Throughout day, Cariocas, travelers and all Rio's residents can enjoy a line-up...
By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located between Copacabana, Flamengo and Jardim Botânico, the neighborhood of Botafogo has been considered Zona Sul's (South Zone's) bairro de passagem (transition neighborhood) for years. The past few decades however...
By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Carioca Cricket Club (CCC) in Rio de Janeiro will host the 4th Granado National Championships at their grounds this weekend at the São Fernando Polo and Cricket Club near...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro is a dream destination for every tourist with attractions from sandy beaches to lush mountains and postcard perfect views from Christ the Redeemer to Sugarloaf Mountain....
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, July 7th the State Department of Transportation began ten days of testing of Rio’s revived bonde (tramline) that has been a historic and iconic feature of the hilltop...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The famous Carioca beach style has met high fashion again on the runways this week (April 15-19th) at the Cidade Maravilhosa’s fashion showcase known as Fashion Rio. The event, located...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Futevôlei (Footvolley), a truly Brazilian sport, combining the country’s favorite sports of football (soccer) and beach volleyball into one, is gaining in worldwide popularity. This weekend, March 9th - 10th,...
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