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We are a Canadian-Brazilian couple traveling Brazil, uncovering the best beaches, activities,destinations and accommodations. We’re dedicated to discovering the best of Rio de Janeiro (and Brazil) so we can help you save time and money when planning your own trip to Rio. Vamos!
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At the stroke of midnight, as millions of people watch the spectacular fireworks and drink champagne on Copacabana Beach, others, dressed in white, rush to the shoreline to jump over seven waves in hopes of being granted seven wishes for the following year. To new...read more
Many of Brazil’s cultural symbols can be found on Rio’s beach - the string bikini, colourful flip-flops, and beautiful people - and it represents an important part of the carefree, playful lifestyle. The more mainstream beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema have long...read more
One of my favourite hikes in Rio de Janeiro has got to be Dois Irmãos. Having been up there four times now - once even to celebrate Christmas Day at the top - I feel like I’m beginning to know the way up like the back of my hand. Despite this, the view from the top...read more
I first discovered this hotel when I was walking up the Estrada das Canoas to visit Pedra Bonita. *Note: before I continue, let me advise you that walking up Estrada das Canoas is not only incredibly long and tiring, it isn’t, in fact, the usual route up to Pedra...read more
Sant'Martre: resort-like setting in Santa Teresa with simple rooms and budget-friendly prices. Despite being minutes away from the main hub of Santa Teresa, Sant'Martre maintains peace and tranquility thanks to its hillside location that keeps it tucked away. Defining...read more
You don’t need to stay at the Copacabana Palace or the swanky Santa Teresa Hotel to enjoy some of Rio’s top spot accommodation. There are plenty of great budget hostels in Rio de Janeiro for a fraction of the price. The budget options nowadays are a far cry from the...read more
Favelas are an inescapable part of the Rio landscape, and are synonymous with the city itself. They sprawl up the sides of mountains and stretch out across the North Zone, colorful patchworks of buildings that twinkle haphazardly after the sun goes down. They first...read more
Rain may not be the first thing that springs to mind when thinking of Rio de Janeiro, the city famous for its sun, sea, and sand. However, Rio receives more than 46 inches of rainfall a year, which is more than double that of London, a city famous for its...read more
Trying to find a good Mexican restaurant in Rio de Janeiro is hard, simply because there just isn’t that many of them. There are a few chains dotted about - Rota 66 and Si, Senor to name the two main ones - but these serve the classic tex-mex style food. Don’t get me...read more