For Sale: 3BR, R$1,380,000, Copacabana

For Sale: 3BR, R$1,380,000, Copacabana

ON SALE 3 Bedrooms apartment Copacabana close to Ipanema 3 bedrooms, 1 en suite, maid’s room with own bathroom, living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, all renovated, furnished nicely. Security, doorman 24 hr, possibility to rent a parking space. Square meters 130. Restaurants, shops, supermarkets, 5 mins walk the to beach of Ipanema and Arpoador. […]

Rio Infrastructure Races Forward to Meet 2016 Games

Rio Infrastructure Races Forward to Meet 2016 Games

By Chris Kudialis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Less than two years away from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, construction continues across the city and its four main competition areas. According to Rio’s Olympic organizing committee (IOC), nearly 55 percent of Olympic-related construction is now complete, across four main zones and connected […]

Marcha das Vadias 2014 SlutWalk in Rio: Daily

Marcha das Vadias 2014 SlutWalk in Rio: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, August 9th, approximately four hundred people gathered in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro for this year’s Marcha das Vadias, the Brazilian version of SlutWalk, a march in defense of women’s rights. Beginning at around 1PM the group, consisting of both women and men, […]

A Guide to Upscale Eating in Copacabana

A Guide to Upscale Eating in Copacabana

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Copacabana was the symbol of Rio’s glamor up until the 1980s, when it became overshadowed by Ipanema and then Leblon as the elite neighborhoods for luxury shopping and upscale dining. Yet there remain some culinary bastions in Copacabana, as well as new eating adventures to […]

Rio Police Crush Protest During World Cup Final

Rio Police Crush Protest During World Cup Final

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a month of few major incidents across the host cities in Brazil, military police responded with force in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, July 13th as the 2014 FIFA World Cup came to a close. In Tijuca, military police used tear gas, physical […]

Budweiser Takes Over Pestana Hotel for the FIFA World Cup

Budweiser Takes Over Pestana Hotel for the FIFA World Cup

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Budweiser have taken over the 5-star Pestana Hotel on Avenida Atlantica along Copacabana’s beach for the full four weeks of the World Cup to host exclusive parties for special guests in the temporary christened, Budweiser Hotel. An official sponsor of FIFA since 1986, the beer […]

Rio Offers New Tourist Help Points in Zona Sul

Rio Offers New Tourist Help Points in Zona Sul

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In light of the World Cup, the government of Rio has prepared for the arrival of thousands of tourists with new tourist information help points dotted around Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio. As well as new tourist help points, old ones have been updated […]

World Cup at Mab’s Restaurant and Bar on Copacabana Beach

World Cup at Mab’s Restaurant and Bar on Copacabana Beach

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Mab’s Restaurant and Bar, located in Copacabana with beachfront views and directly across from the FIFA Fan Fest area, is broadcasting all sixty-four games of the 2014 World Cup live and drawing a large and energetic crowd of national and international viewers. As the […]

Gay Pride March in Rio on Copacabana Beach: Daily

Gay Pride March in Rio on Copacabana Beach: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As celebrations of gay pride were held throughout the world on Saturday, June 28th, dozens of marchers also took to Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, to celebrate the International Day of LGBT Pride and to demonstrate for improved rights for the homosexual and […]

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