Tag: Rio de Janeiro

In Rio, the trendy and the favela

A view of Ipanema from the Mirante, accessible with the lift that brings both to the panoramic viewpoint and the comunidade of Cantagalo Comunidade of Cantagalo When you mention Rio de Janeiro, inevitably its favelas come to mind. A ...

Rio de Janeiro’s vibrant and colorful Sunday market

When I booked my ticket to Rio de Janeiro, I had only one thing in mind (well, apart from the handsome surfers hanging around the beach): Ipanema's Feira Hippie, the artisan market that every Sunday sets its stalls in Praça General Osorio, in the ...

Refeitório Orgânico, vegan restaurant in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil, and South America in general, is home to a huge meat-based culinary tradition, so finding strictly vegetarian or vegan restaurants is not an easy task. Bus since I don't admit defeat easily, I found a delicious vegan restaurant in Rio de ...

At a fazenda, exploring Rio de Janeiro surroundings

Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos with God's Finger standing high If this wasn't my most unusual weekend. Although I'm from Sardinia, land of farmers and shepherds, it never happened to me to stay in a farm for more than a lunch span. ...