By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ipanema in Zona Sul (South Zone) is one of Rio's most popular neighborhoods. Undeniably a multicultural hub, deep down it maintains the unpretentious charm of an international community with a steady, all-year-round ebb of tourists from all corners of the globe.
Zona Sul in Rio is huge yet Ipanema is wonderfully compact and easy to get around on foot. The chatter of various languages course relentlessly through . . .