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7 Essential Truths For Brazil On The Grill

These 7 Essential Truths For Brazil On The Grill are what separates our backyard grilling from the Land of Samba and Sun....

Watch Rio’s Iconic Christmas Tree Light Up The Night

Christmastime is here, and in the city of Bossa Nova's birth, that means the lighting of Rio's iconic Christmas tree. by Scott Adams   The family-friendly event...

You Can Do This: Shadowing The Spirit Of Jobim

The spirit of Jobim is more than a breezy Bossa Nova song. Walking in his footsteps is easy, and another good reason to fly...

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: 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: Find Jobim’s Place On The Beach

Jobim's place on the beach is easy to find:  Take a late-afternoon walk along Ipanema beach and you’re sure to see it: A statue...

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...

Miss the Sun? Here’s Some Rio Fun, From Above

Ever imagined hang-gliding above Copacabana and Ipanema? Well, now you can do more than that, thanks to posts like this one from Connectbrazil. We're...

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...

You Can Do This: The Perfect Caipirinha

Most countries have one or two signature beverages that are world famous: Irish whiskey, German beer, Italian reds.  Brazil has its own entry in...