Sunset from atop Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

Over Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is, hands down, one of the most naturally beautiful cities we’ve ever set foot on. Going up and down the cable car that connects firm ground with the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, gives you a good chance to appreciate the coastline and unusual topography that make Rio so unique.

But Rio is not only about natural beauty. Cariocas, the inhabitants of Rio, have a rather particular lifestyle, that is quite devoted to leisure and beach time. And football, of course, this is Brazil!

The streets of Rio are happening on any given day. One can only imagine how crazy things are going to be during the upcoming World Cup. If you’re traveling to Brazil during those times, we wish you a football filled yet safe journey!

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  • Franca Says

    I’d love to visit Rio one day, it’s such a beautiful city full of contrasts at least so we heard. Both me and Dale are big football lovers and we thought about going to Brazil for the coming World Cup but events got us in a different direction. We will still be watching it tough on a screen, will you?

    • Zara Says

      I am not into football that much… I know, unusual for a Portuguese person! ;) Sports aside, Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful city. The vibes are intense, but it’s a very pretty and interesting place to roam around.

  • Ana Says

    Hi guys! I was wondering if you can recommend the best areas to stay in Rio de Janeiro for around 2 weeks. I will be doing a little bit of everything but I am not sure about staying in Copacabana, Ipanema, Santa Teresa, Center… what do you recommend? Thanks a lot! Ana

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