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Rio De Janeiro Travel Guide

Rio de Janeiro, More than Just a Pretty Face

Rio de Janeiro, More than Just a Pretty Face

Be honest, when you think of Rio de Janeiro, you think of Carnival, tanned bodies, drinking and incredible beaches. However, there's an intelligence to Rio that you may have never even realized existed and is well worth checking out, especially for those of you interested in technology.

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Interest in High-End Cars Rising in Rio

Interest in High-End Cars Rising in Rio

For some reason or another, the interest level in Rio de Janeiro for supercars and luxury automobiles is on the rise. While this doesn't necessarily translate into more immediate sales, all the signs indicate there should be a rise in sales sometime shortly. Where could the interest in luxury cars have come from, though? What do you think?

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Anderson Cooper goes wild in Rio

Anderson Cooper goes wild in Rio

We have come to know Anderson Cooper as a serious reporter who gets the job done but recently he partied awfully hard with some of his buddies in Rio de Janeiro. HE longtime boyfriend was not in attendance, which leaves the question if they are still together.

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Brazil's billionaire hotel won't be ready in time for World Cup

Brazil's billionaire hotel won't be ready in time for World Cup

Hotel Gloria was scheduled to be ready on time for the World Cup but recently they have let it be known that the renovations will not be complete in time. The government gave the Rio de Janeiro hotel a loan of $95.3 million to complete the renovations but not event that amount can get the job done.

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Land for Olympic Golf Course Being Discussed

Land for Olympic Golf Course Being Discussed

For the first time in 110 years, golf will be making its Debut in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunetly one of the Golf courses is having bit of a legal issue at the moment. Hopefully all will be solved in time for the first stroke.

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Hotels to be converted in Time for World Cup and Olympics

Hotels to be converted in Time for World Cup and Olympics

Rio De Janeiro will be hosting two of the most viewed events in world history with in a very short period of time in between them. This is a very good thing, as renovations to current standing building will serve for two major events. Some hotels are already in the process of renovation.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Rio

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Rio

Kim Kardashian and current boyfriend Kanye West decided to take a leisurely trip to Rio de Janeiro to unwind. The warm winter climate helped ease the stress away as the city can be very hectic. Lucky for the couple the 2013 Carnival was in taking place during their trip.

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Rio Street Party Attracts More than 1.5 Million

Rio Street Party Attracts More than 1.5 Million

After months of planning and advertising the Corao de Bola Preta street parade was a total success in Rio de Janeiro. This yearís 95th edition racked 1.5 million partygoers. Only about 100 people where arrest for minor crimes thus leaving a impressive foot print stating that this party was a peaceful one.

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Rio de Janerio 2013 Carnival

Rio de Janerio 2013 Carnival

This year's Rio de Janerio Carnival will be held in Sao Paulo. Everyone who will participate in the festival has been seen hard at work preparing and rehearsing for his or her roles. No matter who small or insignificant their part they want to execute it as close to perfect as possible.

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Hotels Commence Clean Up For World Cup and Olympics

Hotels Commence Clean Up For World Cup and Olympics

As the World Cup and Olympics pull closer Rio de Janeiro goes hard to work. This time itís the Shalimar Love hotel making renovations and preparations for the world events to be hosted in its city. The purpose of the renovations is to become more family friendly as well as to live up to expectations.

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Fifty Shades of Grey Removed from Town Shops

Fifty Shades of Grey Removed from Town Shops

The world famous book Fifty Shades of Grey was removed from the shelves of Rio de Janeiro because it has material that is not suitable for children under the age of 18. The judge who ordered the books to be removed said he would return them if the books were packaged shut in order to avoid kids skimming through the pages.

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Barcodes on Rio's sidewalks

Barcodes on Rio's sidewalks

QR codes seem to be looking like they are going to be the newest method of dissemination advertising information. Since almost everyone now has a smartphone of some sort, they can download the app, point, snap and now be redirected to the advertised site. Rio de Janeiro is capitalizing on this idea and is placing QR codes on their mosaic side walk art.

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Rio Real Estate Is A Must Buy

Rio Real Estate Is A Must Buy

For the upcoming year, Brazil is going to be the sports capital of the world. They have quite a few worldwide tournaments coming up. The soonest one being the Confederations Cup, which will be held in Rio de Janerio. As a consequence real estate in the area has turned into a gold mine, which could be a problem or a jackpot, depending on your investment and/or vacation plans.

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Confederation Cup Suites

Confederation Cup Suites

As you all might know this summer the Confederations Cup will be held in Brazil and if you would rather watch the game in comfort it's going to cost you. Suites in Rio de Janeiro are being sold from $750 to $236,500. Tickets for the event are sold via FIFAís official website.

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Rio de Janeiro Favelas Offering Spectacular Views to Tourists

Rio de Janeiro Favelas Offering Spectacular Views to Tourists

Rio de Janeiro favelas are picking up popularity as tourist hotspots during Rio's New Year's fireworks show at Copacabana Beach. These mountainside favelas provide a casual environment and spectacular view of the beach and city below as well as the fireworks show.

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Rio de Janeiro Gets Inked With Tattoo Week

Rio de Janeiro Gets Inked With Tattoo Week

Tattoo Week Rio just finished up and it brought tattoo and piercing artists from around the world to exhibit their needle-bound work throughout 170 stands. Getting inked is a trend with growing popularity in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro in particular, and this festival was a great place to see some of the best skin art in the world.

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Sweltering Heat in Rio de Janeiro

Sweltering Heat in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro reaches record breaking temperatures not seen in almost a century. A scorching 43.2įC that left being anywhere not in the shade uncomfortable and the beaches were not long stayed on with their scorching sands.

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Brad Goreski Claims Rio de Janeiro as Favorite Destination

Brad Goreski Claims Rio de Janeiro as Favorite Destination

The famous stylist Brad Goreski has announced that Rio de Janeiroit is his favorite vacation destination and has answered a few questions about what he enjoys and does on his trips when he isn't busy back in Hollywood.

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Twin Trump Towers to Stand in Rio de Janeiro

Twin Trump Towers to Stand in Rio de Janeiro

Donald Trump has set the location of his next Trump Towers in Rio de Janeiro with plans to build a pair of 38 story towers in the port zone. Along with Trump there are other investors who intend to clean up and set a wealthy environment in the city as it prepares to host the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Rio de Janeiro Born Architect Oscar Niemeyer Passes

Rio de Janeiro Born Architect Oscar Niemeyer Passes

A huge influential figure in Brazilian architecture and native born in Rio de Janeiro has passed after a long life designing visually astonishing and modern buildings. Oscar Niemeyer has died at the age of 104 but has left his work behind in Rio and neighboring cities for the world to continue appreciating.

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