Carnival in Brazil Maceió
Lets get the party started! Summer in Brazil is getting to its peak. All the business processes are getting slower, working days shorter, deadlines are shifting to the beginning of March. In the meantime, the shops are getting new colorful decorations and filling its shelves with dive
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Volunteer Registration for Rio 2016 Olympics Extended
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The period to register for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has just been extended until December 15th, therefore prolonging the registration period for another month. This is the last opportunity to
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New Tours Discover the Street Art of Rio de Janeiro
By Lauren Hogan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Street art in Rio gives new meaning to the expression ‘painting the town’ with the vast number of scrawls and spray paintings that color the city. Now with the help of Brazilian pair Julia Murad and Nina
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Visiting Rio’s Best Weekly Street Parties
By George Utley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Free entry, no closing time, and impromptu live music make Rio’s street parties, or baixos, a definitive aspect of the city’s nightlife. Another feature is taking advantage of the lack of open container
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