Posts tagged with: Brazil

  • Why Beach Lovers Should Visit Búzios, Brazil
~ Carmen When you think of Brazilian beaches, Rio de Janeiro immediately comes to mind.  We even devoted a whole blog post to Rio’s Beaches ( read Everything About Rio’s Beaches).  However, for many Brazilians and Argentinians, the little area in Brazil called Búzios is their top choice for a beach vacation.  With seventeen beaches, ranging......
  • Rio de Janeiro- Touring Downtown
~ Carmen Although Rio de Janeiro is known for its beaches, no visit would be complete without touring the downtown area.  Referred to as “Centro,” the downtown area of Rio is home to many tourist attractions. Centro is where Rio de Janeiro first started to grow.  Nowhere is the diversity of cultures more evident than......
  • How to Get Around Rio de Janeiro
~ Carmen Rio de Janeiro is one of the the biggest cities in South America and the biggest tourist destination in Brazil.  Whether you’re coming for its beaches, Carnival, or seeing the Christ statue in person, following these transportation tips will help make your trip as smooth as possible. Also read: 8 Must Sees in......
  • What to Eat & Drink in Rio de Janeiro
~ Carmen Food is an essential part of the Brazilian culture.  With a mix of African, European, and Amerindian ancestors, the food in Brazil ranges from world-renowned steakhouses to beach street food.  During our recent visit to Rio de Janeiro, we had the advantage of having a local give us tips and recommendations that we......
  • How to Be Safe in Rio De Janeir
~ Carmen With our recents posts about Rio de Janeiro, we’ve had several questions about the safety of the city, especially for female travelers.  So we since we stayed with someone who lives in Rio and happens to be female, I thought I’d get her firsthand recommendations.  Thanks Aline for all of your tips! Also......
  • Everything About Rio's Beaches
~ Carmen When planning a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, you have to plan for beach time.  With 31 miles (50 km) of beaches, spending at least one full day at the beach is a must! Also read: 8 Must Sees in Rio How to Be Safe in Rio De Janeiro What to Eat......
  • 8 Must Sees in Rio
~ Carmen If you want to make your 50th birthday an experience you’ll never forget, I highly recommend our latest trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  We were fortunate to have a local, my friend and Brazilian “sister” of 30 years, Aline, show us her favorite places.  It was one thing to see the beautiful......
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