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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fire that destroyed ninety percent of the collection house at the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, in Quinta da Boa Vista, triggered a series of actions by the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A judge in Rio has given six federally-run museums in Rio de Janeiro thirty days to make improvements in their security system or they will be shut down. The...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Often skipped by visitors in favor of the beach-side neighborhoods of Copacabana and Ipanema or the nightlife hotspots of Lapa and Botafogo, Rio’s city center is the oldest and most...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When people think of Rio, museums are often not the first things that come to mind. However, Rio is rich in cultural centers and museums, containing a huge wealth and...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone seems to have an opinion about Brasília, whether they’ve actually been there or not. Contrary to popular belief, the city has a vibrant cultural and gastronomical scene, as well...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Zona Norte (North Zone) in Rio de Janeiro is often overlooked by the guidebooks, and many tourists come and go without even knowing that it exists. Yet it plays a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Running along one of São Paulo’s busiest avenues, is the Luz Neighborhood, located in what once was part of the city’s center. Visitors will find a bustling shopping area with...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In addition to being the financial hub of South America, São Paulo is also one of the most diverse cities in the continent when it comes to culture. Some of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Institute of Museums (IBRAM), in partnership with the Museums System of São Paulo (SISEM/SP), launched a campaign on the internet yesterday, (Monday, July 11th), to help boost and...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — While a lot of the fun in Rio is to be had in the great outdoors, some of the most interesting educational activities for children can be found in the...
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