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We have the top three picks for this Sunday, and below is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option. CARNIVAL: Encontro dos Bailes (Lapa) – Encontro dos Bailes brings the best of funk carioca to Lapa...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Friday, April 21st, is a public holiday celebrating Brazilian revolutionary Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, otherwise known as Tiradentes. The public holiday in his honor kicks off a host...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At more than 450 years old, the city Rio de Janeiro has a lot of stories to offer history enthusiasts. Like any city with a long history, however, Rio also...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For many living in the state of Rio de Janeiro this week represents a long break as Tuesday, April 21st is a national holiday (Tiradentes) and on Thursday, April 23rd...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For those who favor history and culture over beach for a weekend away, Ouro Preto and its neighboring towns have plenty to offer. The colonial town lies around six hours...
By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For many Rio residents, Centro is primarily a place to do business and during the rush of an everyday commute it's easy to pass by some of the historical landmarks...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A little over a month since a groundbreaking installation at the Circo Digital Festival, Studio-X is still hard at work testing the boundaries of architecture and the urban...
By Alison McGowan Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Historical towns and rural landscapes are just a couple of the great things about Brazil. However, they perhaps come together most vividly in the state of Minas Gerais, the state...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – This week provides a golden opportunity for the people of Rio to take one of those semi-rare long weekends with two feriados (bank holidays) falling on week work days. First...

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