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Box office Brazil – Rock in Rio and lady Gaga

01 – Rock in rio Back in the cidade maravilhosa the Rock in Rio music festival brings to the tropical haven names like Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Guns and Roses and Red Hot Chili Peppers from the weekends of the 15th till 24th September at the ‘Barra Olympic park’. From 15th – 17th and 21st […]

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Top 05 unforgettable Rio de Janeiro beaches

The most beautiful and unforgettable Rio de Janeiro beaches. 5 – Joatinga beach (Joá) The Joatinga is an exclusive beach located in the ‘Joah’ neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. About 300 meters long its not accessible during high tide but when the tide is low, this small strip of sand becomes one of the best spots […]

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Top 05 tips for a day in downtown Rio de Janeiro

A bus trip or the metro will easily take you downtown Rio from Copacabana, Ipanema or other districts. A walk through the center streets opens up an opportunity to see real carioca lifestyle in rapid movement. If possible spare some time for the ‘Teatro Municipal’ (metropolitan theatre) and the central cathedrals (great pics if you have […]

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Top 03 tips for the best bars/hangouts in Rio de Janeiro

With the Rio de Janeiro summer time rolling on, the Highway Brazil team has 03 tips for those seeking for some fun in the Cidade Maravilhosa.   01 –  ‘Bar do Mineiro’ Bar do Mineiro (Miners bar or person who comes from the state of Minas Gerais – general mines) is a must for those […]

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Top 04 places for singles to meet up in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro – Brazil has been voted the 3rd top destinations for singles. So Highway Brazil set up a list of places to meet up and find new freinds and passions. Brazilians are generally well homoured and open to talks/chats. The beach is the best place to meet people. 01- Bar Belmonte – Leblon […]

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Tourists seek hostels in favelas of Rio de Janeiro

In search of lower rates and a unique experience, many brazilian and foreign tourists are planning to stay in hotels, specially hostels in favelas in Rio de Janeiro In 2011, a journalist from the northeastern state of Ceara, Sidney Pereira Filho, was at the ‘Morro Dona Marta’ (Rio de Janeiro) to report on community tourism. There […]

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Experience Brazil: From Rio de Janeiro to Belem in the Amazon forest

That morning I had jumpped out of bed – around 06am – late – you  could imagine for the 6:58 flight from Rio till the northern capital of ‘Belem’ in the second biggest brazilian state of Pará. Luckily I was at the hotel ‘Marajó’ in Rio – Centro – (clean – reasonable – moneys worth – […]

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Top 06 things to do in Rio de Janeiro downtown

The vacations in the Cidade Maravilhosa makes for a good time to take a look at Rio de Janeiro downtown beyond Ipanema and Copacabana. With several days of feasts and fun ahead your gonna see more to the Cidade Maravilhosa then thought. You should spare a couple of days to know the city center and to take […]

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Check out 03 great Birdwatching spots in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Undoubtedly you can find idyllic beaches, scorching Sun and a lively party life in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. But for those who are after a more tightened lace with nature, the Highway Brazil Tip is: ‘birding’ in the wonderful city. So how about enjoying a sunrise to the sound of nature with a little […]

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