For Rent: Buzios House on Ferradura

For Rent: Buzios House on Ferradura

Buzios house on Ferradura, Buzios’ most desirable location. Spectacularly beautiful house steps from the beach. 8 en suite bedrooms. Sleeps up to 16. Pool, views. Available for weekly rental in summer. Shorter stays off season. For more information and to inquire about availability and rates see www.buziosbrazilcasa.com or email.

The Maze Marks 30 Years in Rio, Faces Closure

The Maze Marks 30 Years in Rio, Faces Closure

By Kendall Clark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Long regarded as one of the best jazz clubs in Rio, The Maze, perched on a plot of land in the Tavares Bastos favela community, boasts unmatched views of the Pão de Acúçar and the Guanabara Bay. Over three decades the fascinating architectural design has […]

Rio NFL Mix Season Opening Party at The Clover Irish Pub

Rio NFL Mix Season Opening Party at The Clover Irish Pub

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For many Americans and fans of the NFL around the world, September means the beginning of another exciting season of American football. This year The Clover Irish Pub in Copacabana is set to be a hub for watching the games, and on Sunday they kick […]

Soulja Boy Tell Em Performs in Rio August 27th

Soulja Boy Tell Em Performs in Rio August 27th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 27th, American rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em, also known simply as Soulja Boy, will perform live at Lagoa’s Praia Club, marking his first ever performance in the city. Best known for his 2007 Grammy-nominated hit “Crank That (Soulja Boy),” Soulja Boy […]

Vista Chinesa, An Amazing Mountain Top View of Rio

Vista Chinesa, An Amazing Mountain Top View of Rio

By Teresa Geer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vista Chinesa is a charming little Chinese structure placed 380 meters high in Tijuca National Forest, one of the world’s largest urban forests, and offers one of the most impressive views in Rio. The lookout point provides visitors an inspiring scene which could almost transport […]

Rio Campaign Propaganda in Favelas Controlled by Gangs

Rio Campaign Propaganda in Favelas Controlled by Gangs

By Chris Kudialis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Political candidates hoping to reach favela populations in Rio de Janeiro, Baixada Fluminense and Região Metropolitana are paying extra for local support, confirm multiple reports. According to a report by O Globo, governing militias and drug cartels are charging up to R$100,000 for candidates to […]

Longboarding in Rio, a Skateboarder’s Paradise

Longboarding in Rio, a Skateboarder’s Paradise

By Teresa Geer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The roll of longboard skate wheels has become an inescapable sound that adds to the unique melody of Rio de Janiero, and for many the desire for that wind-in-hair feeling while carving the beautiful Rio landscape is irresistible. Those who already know how to ride […]

Take a Food Tour in Rio with Culinary Backstreets

Take a Food Tour in Rio with Culinary Backstreets

By Lauren Hogan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fresh pão de queijo (cheese bread) served alongside a cool açaí are mere nibbles of what Rio’s eclectic food scene has to offer. With an incredible mix of culture, from European to Middle Eastern and of course, African, there is an endless amount of places and platters […]

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 […]

Rio Real Estate Before, During and After the World Cup

Rio Real Estate Before, During and After the World Cup

By Kendall Clark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Unlike the Brazilian national team, the Carioca real estate market remained strong throughout the entirety of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and is expected to continue to increase ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games. During the tournament, temporary rental prices tripled on average with higher […]

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