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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Love them or hate them, the shopping malls of Barra da Tijuca are some of the largest in the entire continent. And they offer a world away from the heat...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For those of us looking to celebrate the biggest festival of beer in the world, but without a plane ticket to Munich or indeed a time machine (the actual festival...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A survey by the Brazilian Institute of Economics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (IBRE-FGV) released last Thursday, May 10th, reveals that Brazilians intend to spend more this year on Dia...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Located in the city’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) Barra da Tijuca is the newest of Rio de Janeiro’s neighborhoods, with much of it only having been developed as recently as...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Extended Consumer Price Index (IPCA), the country's official inflation, closed in 2017 with a cumulative high of 2.95 percent, a result of 3.34 percentage points lower than the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For those that have not heard of Entrusters yet, it is a peer-to-peer shopping platform aimed at disrupting the global shopping and shipping model. American expatriate in Rio, Brandon...
By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located between Copacabana, Flamengo and Jardim Botânico, the neighborhood of Botafogo has been considered Zona Sul's (South Zone's) bairro de passagem (transition neighborhood) for years. The past few decades however...
By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A short stroll along Rua Marquês de São Vicente to Praça Santos Dumont quickly reveals how eclectic the small neighborhood of Gávea can be. Its quiet hidden gems, exotic forests,...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting this week, Rio de Janeiro’s Municipal Market (CADEG) will host a pre-Easter festival, with special dishes on offer at its restaurant and promotions on a range of products available...

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