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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group of about twenty tourists were assaulted while hiking along a trail in the forest of Tijuca National Park yesterday afternoon (Sunday, January 8th). According to the PM (Polícia...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Visitors to Corcovado to see Christ the Redeemer will now benefit from an improved ticket station in Copacabana. The renovated ticket booth is in the same location as the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Hikers and mountain bikers will now receive increased military police presence when practicing their sports in Rio's Floresta da Tijuca National Park. The national park surrounding the hills of...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the year of Rio’s 450th anniversary had been rang in at Reveillon (New Year's) with a flaming character during the fireworks, the next attraction is already up and running....
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – According to a newly-released study from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Brazil is currently losing up to R$1.8 billion in potential tourism revenue for the national economy...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The very name of Rio conjures images of its famous tourist attractions and landmarks; Christ the Redeemer, Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf), the Carnival Sambódromo, and of course the beaches of...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, the Cidade Maravilhosa has become even more marvelous in the eyes of the world. In the first decision of its kind, Rio de Janeiro’s breathtaking natural landscapes were...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Astonishingly beautiful yet relatively unknown, Pedra Bonita is a hidden gem, towering above the forest of Tijuca National Park and offering a bird’s eye view across the city. Standing...
By Rob Sawers, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It’s official: golf will be played for the first time since 1904 in the Summer Olympics, right here in Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. The 2009 decision from the...
By Ravi Costa, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Tijuca Forest (locally known as the Floresta da Tijuca) is that big green mass of trees that sandwiches the city with the sapphire blue waters of the sandy coastline. ...
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