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Top 05 stunning Rio de Janeiro hiking trails

Top 05 stunning Rio de Janeiro hiking trails – Brazil 5  –  PEDRA BONITA (Beautiful rock) Located in the world’s largest urban forest. The ‘Pedra Bonita’ at ‘Tijuca’ forest in Rio de Janeiro offers unparalleled views of the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’. To get there take a taxi to the ‘São Conrado’ hang-gliding ramp following the ‘Estrada da Canoa’ […]

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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 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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03 great craft beers you must taste in Rio de Janeiro

‘Uma gelada’ (translates as ‘an icy’ on google) thats how brazilians ask for a cold beer at bars, obviously due to high average anual temperatures. More than 90% of beers are pilsen and roughly the same percentage are concentrated in 05 brands of the Inbev brewery. You’ll find them in 99% of all bars, pubs […]

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The Copacabana Fort: a pleasant surprise in Rio de Janeiro

The Copacabana Fort in Rio de Janeiro was designed at the end of the nineteenth century to make up the defensive system of the city of Rio de Janeiro and its harbor. Its main function within such a system was to prevent the approach of enemy ships that could threaten the entrance to the Guanabara […]

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