Rio de Janeiro

Beach Culture of Rio de Janeiro

For Brazilians, swimming costumes are an internationally renowned institution. For the ladies, there are the ultra-tiny dental-floss bikinis (the fio dental), and for the gents, the ultra tight and fairly small Speedo swim shorts (sungas). ...
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Carnival - Scala Gay Gala RJ

Admire and get admired. On Tuesday, the five-day-long Rio Carnival finally culminates in the Scala Gay Gala, at a feverish pitch. ...
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Búzios RJ Travel Guide

Originally settled by European pirates and slave traders, this happy mixture of many bloods prospered and became a picturesque fishing village, elected one of the 10 most beautiful areas in the world, famous for its unique combination of rustic charm, architectural harmony, incredible beauty and sophisticated boutiques and restaurants frequented by discerning visitors who come from all over the world to savour its magic. We invite you to take a tour around Búzios, Brazil... ...
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Paraty RJ Travel Guide

Paraty offers travellers and backpackers alternatives for all interests. From adventure activities to carnival partying, from the worldwide famous literary festival to the wonderful natural attractions, the cane liquor fest ("Festival da Pinga") to exploring the Gold Road, Paraty is the place to be....
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Petropolis Imperial City RJ Travel Guide

Petropolis lies 60 km north of Rio de Janeiro's city centre in the Serra dos Órgãos mountain range and make's for an excellent day out as it was once the retreat of Brazil's Imperial family in the 19th century....
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New Year's Eve in Copacabana RJ Travel Guide

Though there are New Year's Eve festivities held all over Rio - lpanema, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Leblon, the Marina da Glória – without a doubt the most exuberant and vibrant celebrations are in Copacabana....
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande RJ Travel Guide

Ilha Grande (Big Island) is an island located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, and part of the municipality of Angra dos Reis. The island is largely undeveloped and noted for its scenic beauty, which includes tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and a rugged landscape. The land area is 193 km² and the highest point is Pico da Pedra D'Água, at 1031 m. It once held a notorious prison, now closed....
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Museums, Theaters and Monuments RJ Travel Guide

If you are curios about Brazilian history and Rio de Janeiro culture, passing through its former capitol is a true lesson. Taking a walk in downtown Rio de Janeiro is like going back in time with high concentration of beautiful antique architecture telling the tale about Rio de Janeiro culture and history from it’s origin by the Portuguese in 1502 until today....
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Beaches in Rio de janeiro Travel Guide

The beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro are among the most well known in the world. ...
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca RJ Travel Guide

Tijuca National Park officially opened in 1961 and occupies approximately 80,000 acres in the heart of the city....
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