Exploring Rio While Staying at Discovery Hostel in Glória

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While many visitors to Rio immediately envision long sweeping beaches bustling with small bathing suits, the Cidade Maravilhosa has much more to offer, especially around the neighborhoods of Glória and Lapa. Three expatriates in Rio decided to establish a hostel in Glória to help travelers immerse themselves in Carioca culture while staying at their award winning accommodations.

The Discovery Hostel opened in 2012, by Enrique Fuentes (from Chile), Zion Fadlon (from Israel), Lorraine Coolidge (from the U.S . . .

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