By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For many Brazilians Carnival is a time to flee the city, making the most of the public holidays and steering clear of the festivities that happen on the streets. For others and many foreigners it is the moment to descend on places like Rio de Janeiro and Salvador and join the party. Given that Carnival falls early this year, February 5th – 9th, and at the height of summer, people are on the move and demand for short-term rentals is high.
"We prefer to have the Carnival as late as . . .