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5 Not-To-Be-Missed Summer-Stretching Concerts

Now that Winter has officially begun in Brazil, you’d be right in thinking that you would need a pretty good reason to fly south...

You Can Do This: Blue Note Jazz Club Opens In Rio de Janeiro

If you’re looking for reasons to visit Rio de Janerio, here’s another one you can add to your list, and it’s so good we’re...

You Can Do This: Shadowing The Spirit Of Jobim

It’s a 30-minute walk to Ipanema from the Copacabana strip; head a few blocks in from the beach to Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana (you...

Explore Michael Palin’s Brazil Documentary

Brazil is big. Bigger that the European continent, bigger than the United Sates. Its history and people are equally impressive and Michael Palin’s documentary...

You Can Do This: Find Jobim’s Place On The Beach

Take a late-afternoon walk along Ipanema beach and you’re sure to see it: A statue honoring Brazilian singer-composer Antonio Carlos ‘Tom’ Jobim at the...

You Can Do This: Salvador’s Mercado Modelo

Salvador, Bahia is renowned as the nexus of Brazilian culture and for its close connections to Mother Africa. Truth is, there is nowhere else...

You Can Do This: Exploring Rio’s Santa Teresa

Crossing over from the patina of centuries-old Santa Teresa to the music and nightlife district of nearby Lapa has become a popular pastime for...

You Can Do This: Garota da Urca Bar

The Garota da Urca Bar (Av. Joao Luiz Alves 56) is one of the few remaining locations of the original Garota de Ipanema (Girl...