Stunning beaches, great nightlife, spectacular food, amazing people, Rio de Janeiro is a city that doesn’t need an introduction; just take a look at one of its most spectacular beaches, Copacabana and Ipanema, and you’re hooked. I’ve had the chance to visit Rio de Janeiro twice and it is a city I cannot get enough of; there’s so much to do and it is definitely one of my favorite places to visit! In here, I will be sharing places to see, to eat, and enjoy!
S I G H T S E E I N G
Christ the Redeemer + Jardim Botanico + Parque Lage + Museum of Tomorrow
Escadaria Selaron + Sugarloaf Mountain + Forte de Copacabana – BEST breakfast with a view! + Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB)
Real Gabinete Portugués de Lectura + Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
Confeitaria Colombo – a century old café that makes you feel like drinking tea on the set of Gossip Girl; a must-visit!
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
Copacabana + Ipanema + Santa Teresa + Leblon + Botafogo
+ Flamengo + Niterói + Lapa + Centro (downtown)
A lot of the questions I get asked when I travel is, how do you know what to do in a city you’ve never been to before? Well ladies and gents, this is where Instagram has become my FAVORITE tool + best friend to scout places to eat, see and do. Below I’m sharing my favorite IG pages that show a true Rio adventure (click on their names to check out their accounts!):
Maybe you’re looking for fashion inspiration and do not know what to pack? Follow these accounts to get the true Carioca style!
@adorofarm – my favorite Brazilian store of all time, a MUST when you visit Brazil!
Have you visited Rio de Janeiro? What are some of your favorite spots?