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Tag: Pousada

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The pousada Casa Dois Irmãos in Santa Teresa was opened in 2015 by siblings Kristopher and Josephine Jennings-Bramly, who are from Vancouver Island in Canada, and children of British and...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Set in the heart of Ipanema, the Bonita Ipanema Pousada & Hostel offers intrepid travelers the unique opportunity to sleep in the same house that once belonged to one of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Rio 2016 Olympics just days away from opening on August 5th, government sources say the city has 84 percent of hotel accommodations reserved. Yet with over a...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the heart of Rio's bohemian hilltop oasis of Santa Teresa is the Casalegre Art Vila, a guesthouse and bed & breakfast (or pousada as termed in Brazil) with an...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite its place as one of the most expensive cities in Latin America, Rio can still be an enjoyable destination for budget-conscious travelers. With a few money-saving tips in hand, US$2,500 is...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Travelers looking for good-value, alternative accommodation in Rio have another strong option this summer thanks to the opening of the Dubliner Guesthouse in Laranjeiras. Irishman Liam Lawlor, who is originally...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – An estimated nine million tourists will flock to Salvador and Bahia this year to get a taste of local Carnival culture or relax on one of the city’s famous beaches, but the...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - American expatriates Lance Horsley and David Laster moved to Rio in 2010 where they opened a hugely popular B&B (bed and breakfast - or "pousada" as they are locally...
By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Prior to the pacification of Vidigal in November 2011, a visit to the favela was usually only made by adventure travelers, or those who had friends to escort them....

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