Hidden Rio

We did a tour to the Tijuca forest. It's not a place that many people think about visiting when going to Rio. It's a national park where you can go for walks, you can do a tour with a guide or you could go and do your own trail. You can see beautiful views from... Continue Reading →

Rio de Janeiro/ Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is a very famous city. It became a holiday destination for celebrities in the 1930s. Famous for a song called 'Girl from Ipanema', it is the birth place of Bossa Nova, Carnival, Samba, and is renowned for its natural beauty. It also has the largest urban forest in the world. Rio is... Continue Reading →

Paddle Boarding

I did paddle boarding (or SUP - Stand Up Paddle, as they call it in Brazil) for the first time in Rio. There are a few tents by Copacabana beach offering paddle board hire. They are just by Posto 6, next to the Fortress of Copacabana. It's not very expensive. I was there this year... Continue Reading →

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