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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inaugurated in February this year, the Transcarioca is the largest Latin American trail inside an urban area. Crossing Rio de Janeiro through the Atlantic Forest, the 180-kilometer path has been...
By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The waters of the Guanabara Bay will be the setting of "Rio Boat Party – Alto Mar" on Saturday, June 10th, from 11AM. Organized by Rio Love Story and DJ...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The recently opened, Rio Classic Sailing, is now offering both Rio’s tourists and residents alike, the unique opportunity to sail Rio’s iconic waters, whether it be for a relaxing day...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, September 2nd, Rio de Janeiro city and Paralympic officials unveiled a new sculpture of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games’ symbol, the three Agitos, at Copacabana beach. The new...
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 - Urca, a part of Rio de Janeiro that juts out in a picturesque peninsula into the Guanabara Bay, is a safe and peaceful neighborhood with tasteful houses that lies just...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Several hotels in Rio de Janeiro are preparing to welcome the teams, staff and families of the England, Holland and Italy football (soccer) teams for the coming World Cup. ...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nestled to the east of Botafogo, Urca may not seem the center of all the action like Ipanema or Leblon, but that is exactly what makes it so...
By Blake Sherman and Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city of Rio is investing R$10 million (nearly US$5 million) in efforts to clean up Leblon Beach as part of a wider campaign to rid six of...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Bondinho do Pão de Açúcar - the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car - celebrates its centenary this Saturday, October 27th. Indisputably one of Rio’s most iconic landmarks and most successful tourist...
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