Gold member, Brazilian Beauty Brainiac, world traveler tells us what to do in Rio

AREAS TO STAY (in order of preference) IPANEMA: Definitely my #1 option. I always stay here. LEBLON: It’s right next to Ipanema (it’s like Santa Monica and Venice Beach). A lot of rich people and celebrities live here. I personally don’t think is as charming as Ipanema. ARPOADOR: The area between Ipanema and Copacabana. I [...]

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Gold Member Brazilian Beauty Brainiac, sets us straight on what to do in Sao Paolo

Areas to stay (in order of preference) Sao Paulo is such a gigantic city that it’s possible to stay in many places. I’m going to name a few areas but send me an email in case the hotel you chose is not among this list and I can give you my opinion. Jardins, Higienopolis, Bela [...]

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From gold member Gil Hanse, living in Brazil as he designs the Olympic golf course

From gold member Gil Hanse, living in Brazil as he designs the Olympic golf course. Thanks Gil! Great to hear from you. We are just getting our feet wet down here, but a wonderful place to eat is Guisseppe Grill in Leblon—excellent but pricey. Going up to Corcovado to see the Christ statue is a [...]

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Restaurants and Sightseeing in Rio From Some Brazilian Music Execs

  SIGHTSEEING The Christ. It is impossible to imagine a trip to Rio de Janeiro without a visit to the Statue of the Christ. Located on the top of Morro do Corcovado, the monument is the best known Brazilian image in the world. Address: Rua Cosme Velho, 513 – O posicionamento no mapa é aproximado [...]

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Shopping and Sights in Sao Paolo From Some Brazilian Music Execs

SHOPPING Morumbi Shopping. Av. Roque Petroni Jr., 1.089 – Morumbi. Phone: +55 11 5189-4655 Market Place. R. Dr Chucri Zaidan, 902 – Morumbi. Phone: +55 11 3048-7400 Shopping Iguatemi. Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1191 – Jardim Paulistano. Phone: +55 11 3812-9677 SIGHTSEEING Benedito Calixto (Open Air Market). The Fair’s Square takes place every Saturday from [...]

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