Beaches in Rio de Janeiro that You May Not Have Heard of

Beaches in Rio de Janeiro that You May Not Have Heard of

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...

Your Complete Guide to Hiking the Dois Irmãos

Your Complete Guide to Hiking the Dois Irmãos

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...

The Best Hikes In Rio De Janeiro

The Best Hikes In Rio De Janeiro

A city defined by its fluffy forests and golden beaches, bustling with a complex urban life and influenced by the beat of samba, Rio de Janeiro is a travel destination unlike any other. Thanks to its mountainous landscapes and rocky peaks, there is an abundance of...