Carnaval is on! Brazil’s biggest party is on! Carnaval (or Carnival in English) in Brazil started yesterday, but in some states (specialy up North) it’s been going on already for a few days. Did you know that the official holiday is only 1 day? Yes, it is on Tuesdays. But brazilians start the celebrations on […]
Christ the Redeemer in Rio Rio weather today during our tour. During our city tour in Rio today we had some fast changes in the weather. Specialy when we were visiting Corcovado. We had a lovely couple from the country side of São Paulo and started our tour from their cruise ship. It was a […]
Thank you! It’s not always that we receive a note after a tour you’ve made. This note was left by a lovely couple from the United States. We’ve spent 2 days together touring Rio de Janeiro on a private tour. On the first day we’ve visited Petrópolis and on the second, a tour in Rio […]
One week to go! Elections in Brazil will be over next Sunday, 28th October. Former army captain Jair Bolsonaro and Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad advanced from the first round vote and will face off in the October 28th runoff. Bolsonaro is well ahead on the polls and should win the elections to become Brazil’s […]
A fantastic hotel in Rio! The most iconic hotel in Rio is the Copacabana Palace! Are you coming to Rio de Janeiro and have never heard of this fantastic hotel? It is fine. People usualy book their accommodation and tours in the city and don’t pay much attention to the hotel. Once in Rio, doing […]
Do you know this Sugarloaf? Sugarloaf, a place to go! It is the second most visit attraction not only in Rio de Janeiro, but in Brazil. People take the cable cars to go up to the Urca Mountain and then to the Sugarloaf itself. But they have no idea… The real Sugarloaf Yes, people have […]
Royal Portuguese Reading CabinetA great place to visit in Rio de Janeiro is the Royal Portuguese Reading Cabinet. Was passing by the main streets in Rio downtown on my way to take the ferries to Niterói. Could not miss this fantastic building, full of history and books! A place to admire, to study, to research, […]
Army takes over Rio de Janeiro Brazilian president Temer along with his ministers have decided that the army is taking over security in Rio de Janeiro. The violent situation that the state of Rio has been going through over the past couple of years is no longer acceptable. The army will take over command of […]
On every Wednesday after the Carnival we have its final results. We get to Know which Samba School is the winner. And this year was no different. Beija- Flor was the number one Samba School in Rio de Janeiro in 2018!
A fantastic 2018 We would like to wish a great 2018 to all our friends and clients!