By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As winter approaches, Cariocas start to think of their next destination in Rio's mountains, and Itaipava is certainly one of the favorites. With a refined culinary scene, charming hotels and pleasant temperatures, Itaipava, approximately 2 hours from Rio, is a great destination, either for a short weekend getaway or the upcoming vacations.
Among the five districts of Petropolis' region, Itaipava is the most sophisticated. Concentrating fancy condominiums, five star . . .