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Get fashion advice from Brazilian Top Blogger Alana Ruas

Alana Ruas and bike

 Name: Alana Ruas  Age: 27 years old Born in : Teófilo Otoni, - Minas Gerais (MG)  Lives in:  Rio de Janeiro Profession: Fashion designer, blogger and occasionally work as a stylist.   Tell us a bit about your journey coming to live in Rio de Janeiro I came to Rio as a 15 year old, with the goal

The Zika Virus in Rio

The neighboorhood of Ipanema

Many travelers are getting worried as news about the zika virus  has become a hot topic during the last few days. But should one really be worried? We'll look at what has been presented so far. The virus itself is not malignant, what is worrying to the doctors is the

Street Carnival Guide

Carnival parade in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro

The Carnival season is officially on in Rio. Although the real carnival  will officially start  in the second week of february, the street carnival in Rio has already begun.  The street parade called "blocos" are free of charge and is where people dress up in costumes, make out with strangers