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The best Rio de Janeiro and Brazil blogs

By RioExplorer - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

There are a lot of great bloggers out there and what is better than getting first-hand advice from people who are living in Rio de Janeiro or other places in… Read more…

Hang Gliding or Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

By RioExplorer - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Some people say that Rio de Janeiro is a place where you can do just about everything without ever leaving the city. Whether it is on water, land or in… Read more…

Favela Tours – The Good and the Bad

By RioExplorer - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

On May 30th, 2013, a 25 year old German tourist was shot in Rocinha, the biggest favela in Rio de Janeiro (and South America). Also recently, the Complexo do Alemão,… Read more…

Access to Christ the Redeemer – The changes.

By RioExplorer - Monday, June 3, 2013

There has been a lot of confusion about the changes that the city of Rio de Janeiro introduced in the organization of selling tickets for access to the Christo Redentor… Read more…

Hiking in Rio: Pedra Bonita (Beautiful Rock)

By RioExplorer - Saturday, April 27, 2013

If you’re visiting Rio de Janeiro, and need a break from the bustling touristy areas, as well as some fresh air, Pedra Bonita is a place with beautiful views of… Read more…

Free WiFi on Rio de Janeiro Beaches

By RioExplorer - Thursday, April 18, 2013

Visitors of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon) can enjoy free wireless access to internet (WiFi). The service was installed in 2010 and recently the bandwidth has been increased.

Hiking up Pedra da Gávea

By RioExplorer - Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Pedra da Gávea is one of Rio de Janeiro’s most beautiful, but at the same time most technical and tiring hikes. Getting to the summit of this 844m high granite… Read more…

Good News: Cutías Returning to the Tijuca Forest

By RioExplorer - Saturday, February 2, 2013

Campo de Santana Campo de Santana, a big (almost 15 hectares) park in the center of Rio de Janeiro, across the street from the “Palácio Duque de Caxias, is famous… Read more…

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