HipCity - Rio de Janeiro

HipCity - Rio de Janeiro

When most tourists visit Rio de Janeiro they generally stick to the Ipanema and Copacabana neighborhoods, where the touristic beaches are lined with tanga-wearing, caipirinha-drinking locals. While these areas are certainly a must-see, an arguably better and more authentic option is the Santa Teresa...
When you think of Rio de Janeiro, one of the first things that probably pops into your head is a colorful image of Carnavalwith scantily clad women dancing through the streets while tourists and locals happily drink and dance the hours away. Of course Carnaval is an infamously huge...
You can't take a trip to Rio de Janeiro Brazil without seeing a little booty. Seriously! On my recent trip to Brazil I couldn't help notice that it was everywhere:  On the beach. Portrayed in street art. Drawn in the...
"No, we don't sell that here"  may have been the theme of my trip to Brazil. Being a health-food fanatic, I was almost as excited to try açaí berries in Brazil as I was to see the Christ the Redeemer statue.  Really, I...
Don't let them fool you! Food in Brazil can be tricky. Before traveling to Brazil people may tell you not to miss out on an amazingly healthy bowl of açai berries, that the pão de queijo and tapioca are gluten-free, and...