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Sports

Sports are truly one of the most important aspects of Brazilian culture. I would say the most important sport is futebol, or football or soccer. Brazilians call their…

Flamengo Beach

Gustavo runs along the shores of Flamengo Beach. Flamengo Beach is known as a local beach where there is far less tourists than, say, Ipanema or Copacabana beaches.

Sugarloaf

Flamengo Beach is a good place to sit and take in Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain).

Flamengo

Olivier van Noort, the Dutch maritime explorer, tried to invade the area known today as Flamengo in the late 1500s. At the time the Portuguese called the Dutch…

Sun and Fitness

Copacabana is known for its beach life, beautiful bodies, and, well, the sun. There are muscle boys. There are runners. There are bikers. There are all kinds of…

Habib’s at the Beach

Middle Eastern food with Brazilian spirit. That basically describes Habib’s, a chain that has nearly 500 locations all over the country. Although Middle Eastern people account for less…

Copacabana Beach

Copacabana Beach is not just a place to go and sun tan; it is a big part of life for many locals. The people of this city love…

Copacabana

Before it was renamed in the 18th Century after a newly built chapel that held a replica of the Virgen de Copacabana, who by the way happens to…

God by the Beach

So, let’s say it was a warm day (as most days are in Rio) and you decided to head to the beach. You took a nice swim. Cooled…

Cagarras Islands

In the photo Fabio paddle boarding half way to Ilhas Cagarras or Cagarras Islands.