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By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nestled within Rio's Centro, and sitting beside Catete and Flamengo (in Zona Sul), Glória offers the architectural grandeur of the 19th century within a modern and eclectic setting, which spills over...
By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Property prices in Rio have boomed over the last seven years, with apartment rental prices topping out in 2014, and now slowly starting to decline through 2015. Although Rio...
By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Tucked away between popular neighborhoods of Urca and Copacabana in Zone Sul (South Zone), Leme is a quieter residential area in Rio that is often overlooked. With its beautiful suburban streets,...
By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The neighborhood of Copacabana located in the popular Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio is well known around the world for its beautiful beaches. However, the area, which stretches...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Chic neighborhood Leblon, named after a successful French businessman and located in the popular Zona Sul (South Zone), offers a nice beachfront, many high-end restaurants and borders on the natural...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The neighborhood of Gávea is a popular, high-end residential region of Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone), its affluence represented by the leafy surroundings of dwellings mixed in among a bohemian...
By Milli Legrain, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city's saltwater Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas gives its name to the sumptuous Lagoa region that occupies the middle ground between fellow upmarket neighborhoods Jardim Botânico, Gávea, Leblon and Ipanema to...
By Milli Legrain, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Formerly an aristocratic neighborhood that became a commercial hub in the early 20th century, along with Flamengo's expansion came the careless demolition of most of the neighborhood's old colonial homes....
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Leblon, the Rio neighborhood that is almost impossible to mention without the accompanying prefix 'exclusive', originally took its name from the successful French businessman Charles Le Blond, who owned the...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ipanema rose to international fame thanks to Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes and their 1960’s bossa nova hit ‘Garota de Ipanema’ (The Girl from Ipanema). Those lucky enough...
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