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 … more »
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Rio de Janeiro: the land of Carnival!
Carnival is a festival celebrated in many places around the world. Still, for many people, carnival is synonymous with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! Last year, we decided to spend this festive time in the land of samba, where our friends Dushi and Avinash came to meet us. We divided our carnival days … more »
The Real Copacabana
It wasn’t until we visited Bolivia that we found out that the original Copacabana is actually here! When we hear the word “Copacabana” we automatically think of Brazil, right? Turns out that the famous Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro takes its name from this town in Bolivia. Copacabana means “View … more »
Cristo at night
One of the most wonderful sights that you will feast upon in Rio de Janeiro is Christ the Redeemer – blessing the city from his perch atop a mountain. He enjoys a wonderful birds eye view of the entire city. This is a privileged spot and it’s only fair to … more »