By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Finding accommodation in Rio de Janeiro as the New Year and Carnival approach can be a frustrating exercise. Most hotels and hostels are booked months in advance and the lack of availability often translates into soaring prices that can dampen the holiday spirits.
Yet there is another option in the Cidade Maravilhosa, temporary apartment rentals by the night, week or even month. Copacabana-based and expatriate owned real estate agency RioApartmentRental.com has . . .