One of the first things I did when I came to Rio was take a food tour. The Eat Rio Food Tours came highly recommended, and it was a great way to start off a trip to Rio to get the lay of the land and to explore Brazilian and Carioca culture through food. First,… Read More Eat Rio Food Tour
“I’m a genius! I made the most fantastic staircase ever in the history of humanity. In Rio de Janeiro! Because it couldn’t have happened in any other city!” – Jorge Selarón The Dark Side Of Escadaria Selarón The Escadaria Selarón was created by Chilean artist Jorge Selarón as a tribute to the city and the… Read More Escadaria Selarón: The Essence Of Rio
Why I Chose To Stay At The Golden Tulip Regente I have to admit that reading all of the horror stories about Rio had me a little worried as I was planning this trip. Many travelers described being robbed as a necessary rite of passage for visitors to Rio and Cariocas alike. If you go… Read More Hotel Review: Golden Tulip Regente Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, why not? Don’t let the visa process stop you! The only real reason I had for choosing to go to Rio now was the availability of cheap flights this summer, not to mention the very favorable exchange rate, so I began planning my trip to Rio only a month and half before… Read More Brazilian Visas for US citizens: So you want to go to Rio?