Most Popular Carnivals and Festivals in Brazil

Most Popular Carnivals and Festivals in Brazil

Brazilians know how to throw a party on a mammoth scale and make other festivals look like trainspotting conventions. So charge your caphirianas, don your most sequined outfit and samba your way through the hottest carnivals in Brazil. The mixing of different ethnic groups has resulted in some particularly colourful and varied celebrations. The difficulties of daily life are often relieved by the fantasy and release of Carnaval as well as the many other popular festivals held throughout the ... [ read more ]

Useful Accommodation Tips in Rio de Janeiro

Useful Accommodation Tips in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular city in South America and also the 2nd largest in Brazil. There are at least 5 things that people immediately associate, when they hear Rio de Janeiro. Which are these 5 things? So here they are: Samba, Carnival, Copacabana, Ipanema and Chris the Redeemer. However the city of Rio has much more attractions that are worth see. Some of the visitors think that because it is a world-wide known city, is hardly affordable for budget travelers, but no, as ther... [ read more ]

Useful Tips for Visiting Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro

Useful Tips for Visiting Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro

I’m sure you all heard about the greatest attraction of Rio de Janeiro, about the largest art deco statue of Jesus Christ-Christ the Redeemer. Situate in the top of the Corcovado Mountain, it is a 130 foot tall and 98 foot wide statue, that has become the landmark of the city. The statue was built in 1922 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Brazilian Independence. In 2007 The Christ the Redeemer statue was included in the New Seven Wonders of the World list. Today it is still the most be... [ read more ]

Best Bars Found in Rio

Best Bars Found in Rio

Some says that Rio de Janeiro is the hottest spot in Brazil; well we have to admit that it’s true. World famous beaches, wonderful scenery and vibrant nightlife and spectacular carnival are all given for the best place for booze and schmooze. For a laid back night of dance and music, you can’t beat a visit to one of the best bars found in the city. So check out some of the Best bars found in Rio, and enjoy a passionate night in one of the hottest spot in the world: in Rio de Janeiro: Ba... [ read more ]

Best Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Best Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Being the second largest city in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is known as a fascinating and vibrant city having amazing natural wonders and world-famous stunning beaches, samba music and dance, the world’s largest soccer stadiums and of course the annual unique Carnival celebration. Each year hordes of tourists visit the city, knowing that there are always plenty of things to do and see, so take a look at our post about the best things to do in Rio de Janeiro and explore the best sites and enterta... [ read more ]