THE BEST English websites on Rio

THE BEST English websites to prepare you for your trip

to Rio de Janeiro!

The Official Guide of Rio de Janeiro

http://www.rioguiaoficial.com.br/en/

This online version is super and updated monthly!

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Rio Gay Guide

http://www.riogayguide.com/index.htm

Absolutely the best guide for the LGBT community in Rio!

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www.Ipanema.com OR www.RiodeJaneiroGuide.com

(An insiders guide to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

http://www.ipanema.com/ OR http://www.riodejaneiroguide.com/

These guides are SO extensive and we have been using them for years!

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lonely planet guide

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/brazil/rio-de-janeiro

A staple in travel agencies and backpacker pockets

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TimeOut

http://www.timeout.com/

Your guide to what’s happening in the most exciting cities on the planet.

***SIKE!!!  While TimeOut Guides are our favorite, they have yet to publish one for Rio de Janeiro!

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Tripadvisor

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g303506-Rio_de_Janeiro_State_of_Rio_de_Janeiro-Vacations.html

Has taken over the Internet!  Great source for reviews on hotels, restaurants & just about anything “Rio”.

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Travel Channel

http://www.travelchannel.com/Places_Trips/Destinations/South_America/Brazil/Rio_De_Janeiro?f=1

More insight into the Cidade Maravilosa!

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Travel+Leisure Magazine

http://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-guide/rio-de-janeiro

Short but sweet guide……

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SambaCity.Info

http://www.sambacity.info/cidade-do-samba.htm

Lots of helpful information for the samba lover!

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Rio Carnival Services

http://www.rio-carnival.net/

Hands down the best website with up to date and correct information on Carnival venues, times, traditions, etc.

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The Rio Times

http://riotimesonline.com/

Great English online newspaper; weekly edition

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Trendy Rio

http://trendyrio.com/

Fun, fresh commentary on Rio happenings.

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Daily Rio Life

http://dailyriolife.typepad.com/my_weblog/

Another GREAT blog on life in Rio.

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Fodor’s

http://www.fodors.com/world/south-america/brazil/rio-de-janeiro/feature_30001.html

No we didn’t forget Fodor’s!

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YAHOO! Travel

http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-191502065-rio_de_janeiro_vacations-i

Pretty good guide…..

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Happy New Year!

Wishing all a very Happy New Year!

Below is a photo of our wonderful guests on New Years Eve prior to heading to Reveillon celebration on Copacabana beach…it was a blast!  We hope you can join us next year!!!

Here was the official website for the celebration:

http://copacabanareveillon.com/