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

This online version is super and updated monthly!


Rio Gay Guide

Absolutely the best guide for the LGBT community in Rio!

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(An insiders guide to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) OR

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


lonely planet guide

A staple in travel agencies and backpacker pockets



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!



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


Travel Channel

More insight into the Cidade Maravilosa!


Travel+Leisure Magazine

Short but sweet guide……



Lots of helpful information for the samba lover!


Rio Carnival Services

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


The Rio Times

Great English online newspaper; weekly edition


Trendy Rio

Fun, fresh commentary on Rio happenings.


Daily Rio Life

Another GREAT blog on life in Rio.



No we didn’t forget Fodor’s!


YAHOO! Travel

Pretty good guide…..


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: