Located along the southern shoreline of Rio State, Mangaratiba offers more than 30 islands and 100 beaches, only 100 kilometers away from Rio de Janeiro! Whatever you fancy–live music, bars, restaurants, calm waters, or a chilled environment–Mangaratiba has it!
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“Strange–and very sad” is how 25-year old student and community activist Buba Aguiar describes the role that technology is playing in the quest to increase safety in RIO according to today’s featured article. Every day before leaving home, Aguiar uses a mobile application called Fogo Cruzado to inform her of any nearby violence. Read on for more on how technology is helping to crowdsource crime data in order to keep people safe.
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It’s no surprise that Rio made this list of the most colorful (and beautiful) streets and towns in the world. Take a look!
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As part of a TED Radio Hour episode titled How Art Changes Us, North Philadelphia residents Dre Urhahn and Jeroen Koolhaas share how picking up paintbrushes with Rio favela residents have transformed rough neighborhoods into open-air art galleries. Learn more about the great work this pair does as part of their Favela Painting Foundation, including how they crowdsourced more than $100,000 for the cause!
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Home to 14 beaches and located along the central coast of Rio State, Cabo Frio is the place to be, if you love water sports and affordable attractions. Find out where to eat, where to shop, and how to get here from RIO!
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Think you can’t squeeze a great Rio vacation into your weekend? Today’s post proves you can! Find out how to spend 48 (incredible) hours in Rio:
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Brazil Specialist, Jennifer Gillmore, has insider tips for you today! Find out how to pull off a luxury Brazil vacation for LESS!
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