New Year’s Day in bohemian Santa Teresa

New Year’s Day in bohemian Santa Teresa

All the guide books say not to go to Rio's Centro (city centre) on the weekend, but if you want to check out some of Rio's bohemian, more...

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New Year’s Eve on Copacabana Beach, Rio

New Year’s Eve on Copacabana Beach, Rio

The most important thing you need to know if you are planning to celebrate New Year's Eve in Rio is to wear white, head to...

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Rio, quick facts

Rio, quick facts

Rio De Janeiro which means "river of January":
  • is Brazil's 2nd largest city with a population of 6 million
  • is NOT the capital of Brazil but you...

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AUSTRALIA, so far from anywhere!

AUSTRALIA, so far from anywhere!

So finally we are in Rio de Janeiro after a 26 hr trip. Not the quickest way to get to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with...

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