Rio de Janeiro

Tips and Articles in Rio de Janeiro

Happy cab rides are all alike; every unhappy cab ride, however, is unhappy in its own way. In Prague I learned from expensive experience that meters can be set at different rates. The next time, I made sure the driver set the correct rate, but he...
Secluded Scottish Castle By Shane Mitchell Any faraway land gets my blood pumping, but if I desire the pleasure of my husband’s company, the choice narrows to the bonny realm of haggis and heather. Nothing in life gives Bronson, who claims Scott...
Art Europe London “From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings, 1870–1925, from Moscow and St. Petersburg,” at the Royal Academy of Arts (through April 18; royalacademy.org.uk). This exhibition, highlighting one international love affair b...
Former French banker Jean-Luc Boucharenc has opened his two-bedroom Flat in Rio to travelers who want a little privacy in Brazil's sexiest city. Part of a collection of properties, including House in the Forest, the penthouse ...
The Pedigree After much anticipation, the Fasano Group, in collaboration with designer Philippe Starck, has finally opened its 92-room sophomore property—a sister hotel to the four-year-old Hotel Fasano São Paulo. The Look In contrast to the club...
Next time you're on vacation in Brazil you won't have to forgo your exercise regimen. Just hop aboard the Bus Bike (55-21/ 2490-2257; www.busbike.com.br; $30 per ride), a mobile gym that rolls along Rio de Janeiro's beaches, parks, and gar...