Tag: Recreio

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As New Year's Eve returns to the city of Rio de Janeiro after 2 years, the waterfront will not offer its traditional shows with famous artists. Still affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, only the...
By Scarlet Bringuenti Bennett, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recreio dos Bandeirantes (or 'Recreio' as it is known by locals) sits to the west of Barra da Tijuca, and 35 km from the Rio's city center - or...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One doesn't need to go too far in order to enjoy a paradise-like beach this summer. Rio's Zona Oeste (West Zone), the city's largest region, offers at least sixteen stunning...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Organizers of the 2017 Rock in Rio music festival announced on Monday, April 3rd, that it has partnered with sixteen hotels in the Barra da Tijuca and Recreio area, near...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With almost every square inch of Rio’s heavenly coastline accounted for, the discovery of a small beach in Vidigal came as a surprise to local residents. The little bay was...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From mega project Ilha Pura (Pure Island) to entire new neighborhoods, construction in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) is in full force. While the focus had long been...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With demand for available and affordable accommodations in Rio during the upcoming World Cup increasing, two property developers, Andrew Allan and Steve Pike, saw a business opportunity. Together the...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The romantic roar of the Harley Davidson has steadily increased over the years and expanded the brand throughout the world. In Rio alone, the increasing popularity of this classic...
By Esmee Verbeek and Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For both short-term visitors and those living in Rio, a nice day trip escape from the crowded beaches of Zona Sul (South Zone) is the sweeping coastline...

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