Tag: Tourism

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A tragic accident caused the death of a 24-year-old French tourist while riding the bonde (streetcar) that runs from Largo da Carioca in downtown Rio de Janeiro, to Santa...
By Tim Anderson and Claudia Zambrana, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This year, it is estimated that around 1,000,000 tourists attended the annual celebration that has been going on for more than 350 years, up from last year's...
By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A growing number of favela residents are discovering tourism as a new business opportunity, with hostels, tours and even party venues becoming more widely available. In particular tourism in...
By Nestor Bailly, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the holiday season approaches, Rio fills with tourists and revelers ready to take in the Marvelous City’s legendary New Year’s Eve and Carnival parties. However, this year the festivities...
By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Visiting the Cidade Maravilhosa for the first time is an experience never to be forgotten, and often repeated. The natural beauty of the city, the hills, the beaches and the...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil has the dubious honor of being the only country in the world to have a cosmetic surgery procedure named after it. The ‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ involves lifting and...

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