The Lagoa Bier Fest will keep you AND the kiddies occupied all weekend long. There will be craft beers from local RIO brewers for the kids and cupcake decorating activities for the grownups–WAIT A MINUTE! We TOTALLY got that backwards…
Brazilian President Michel Temer has ordered that 9000 soldiers take to the streets of RIO amid protests and threats of a strike by police officers. The decree signed by President Temer on February 14 states that soldiers are to be deployed until February 22, just two days before the official start of Carnival.
RIO Carnival ranks among the wildest parties in the world. Click through this list of the best parties our little planet has to offer. It’s Party Time!
Rah rah ah-ah-ah! Gaga is–
Okay, we need a little more time to brush-up on our rhyming skills. In the meantime Rock in RIO 2017 announced that Lady Gaga will headline opening night of the festival, which is coming to Barra da Tijuca’s Cidade do Rock at the Olympic Park in September. Get the deets here!
We’re still two weeks away from RIO’s 2017 Carnival, but the party’s already started and it’s not about to stop! Check out today’s featured article for the breakdown on the 45 blocos sparking fun and celebration all across RIO this weekend.
Tourists, residents and business owners in Santa Teresa have something to say about the newly implemented R$20 tourist fee to ride the bonde tram. According to news agencies, usage of the tram has increased and continues to grow. But some say that the cost will deter tourists and visitors seeking convenient transport between the Largo da Carioca section in Centro, up to the Largo dos Guimarães point.
This Saturday’s food fair Junta Local will feature expanded offerings in the name of inclusivity and exchange. In addition to typical food selections, visitors can also taste additional dishes prepared by RIO’s refugee and immigrant groups. Read on for more on the message Junta Local is making with this weekend’s fair!