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6 Carnival Songs you need to Learn!

Street Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Street Carnival in Rio de JaneiroIf you have been jumping around in the Carnival blocos (street parties) you have probably noticed that  people in the street are chanting a series of Carnival Marches.  Most of these are traditional songs from when Traditional Carnival Parties (Baile de Carnaval)  in Rio was

Get your Carnival Gear on

Meninas da puc

Carnival is  traditionally a  Catholic tradition with  3-day day celebration ending on ash wednesday.  According to the tradition after tree days of feast, the 40 day fast begins.  The feast was soon translated into  excessive partying and in Brazil it is greatly a celebration of Brazilian culture and music. The

Where to stay in Ipanema

 Walk on the beach of Ipanema and you will feel the true spirit of the carioca.  Leblon is the neighborhood next to Ipanema and the two are actually only separated by a canal called Jardim do Alah.   On sunday's the street at the beachfront Avenida Viera Souto are  free of

Bem vindo! Welcome to Rio!

Our mission is to make you enjoy Rio Feel the Beat of the marvelous city.  From the moment  the airplane lands at Antonio Carlos Jobim airport, aka Galeao the pulse of the city is invigorating your being. This is the city where the Bossa Nova was born.  A city full

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