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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