Brazil

Tips and Articles in Brazil

Among wine geeks, there has been buzz for some time about the potential of Brazil—better known for beaches, soccer, caipirinhas, and rainforests—to fashion serious vino. Problem was, you couldn’t get the wines in the United States. But that’s b...
The company may be an insider’s secret, but the furniture and objects from Toronto design showroom Avenue Road are on full view at some of the world’s top hotels and retail spaces, like the Park Hyatt New York and Toronto’s Holt Renfrew department...
It didn't take me long to fall for Trancoso—just a couple minutes, in fact. It was two years ago, my first trip. I’d only just arrived and it was nearly dusk. After dropping off my bag in the bedroom of the old fisherman’s house I was staying in, ...
On March 31, the Olympic committee for Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Games launched the first round of ticket applications—and Brazilian residents responded in full. Some 1.2 million people applied for tickets in the first week of the first round. Let’s t...
Editor’s Pick: The Visionary Jochen Zeitz, Founder of Segera Retreat, Laikipia, Kenya Former Puma CEO and chairman Jochen Zeitz is on a multiple-front crusade for ethical commerce across the globe. Tasked with overseeing the sustainable-developm...
Video: Sâo Paulo’s Best Street Art Long past midnight at restaurant D.O.M., in São Paulo, my partner, Barry, and I are sniffing out exotic notes (anise? banana?) in the Anísio Santiago cachaça. Produced in minuscule batches in the colonial state ...
Lay of the Land Centro: The once-gritty city center has been reborn, thanks to an influx of nightclubs and restaurants. Higienópolis: Art lovers won’t want to miss this up-and-coming neighborhood, known for its Modernist architecture and gal...
Sustainability “People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and inspiring in a complicated world.” These four winners embrace the idea that building and operati...
Lay of the Land Botafogo: Come here for Rio’s designer boutiques, art galleries, and views of Sugarloaf Mountain. Centro: Colonial-era structures and glass-and-steel office buildings fill the city’s commercial heart. Copacabana: With its ...
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Want to go out on a limb for your next vacation—literally?Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, treehouses now offer adventurous travelers (read: unafraid of heights) a unique travel experience in an age of roadside motel chains and glob...
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We are here, high above Rio, surrounded by tourists and postcard hawkers and itinerant photographers, taking in the view from beneath Christ's outstretched arms. We are here because, contrary to expectations, the man whose perfectly tailored eveni...
Rio de Janeiro: As all eyes turn to Rio for the World Cup (and the 2012 UN Earth Summit and 2016 Olympics), the city is investing millions of reals into the existing Pier Maua, which will allow cruise passengers to visit nearby sites such as the S...