Second-hand clothes sale at the old chocolate factory

The second-hand and thrift stores that are so popular with the hipsters of America and Europe are seldom seen in Rio. The culture of rummaging through … [Continue Reading]

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Om shanti om! Outdoor yoga classes

Instead of starting your weekend with a hangover, why not get centred and stretchy with a yoga workout? Humaitá studio, Espaço Akasha, is hosting … [Continue Reading]

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Casa Daros to close its doors

Many in Rio let out a collective cry last week when it was announced that one of the city's best museums would shut its doors at the end of the year. … [Continue Reading]

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JUNGLE bring their kind of tropical funk to Rio

Queremos have done it again! Using their crowdfunding platform to put on great gigs in Rio de Janeiro, they have secured British band JUNGLE to play. … [Continue Reading]

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Second-hand clothes sale at the old chocolate factory

The second-hand and thrift stores that are so popular with the hipsters of America and Europe are seldom seen in Rio. The culture of rummaging through other people’s old clothes just doesn’t exist here. There is one place, however, where you can go to get your fix. Belchior Brechó is a second-hand clothes store that operates […]

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Om shanti om! Outdoor yoga classes

Instead of starting your weekend with a hangover, why not get centred and stretchy with a yoga workout? Humaitá studio, Espaço Akasha, is hosting weekly Saturday morning yoga classes outdoors in the tranquil and tropical Parque Lage. How zen! Yoga Verde goes from 8.30am to 10.15 every Saturday until 11th July. In each session teacher Mariana Soares will take […]

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Casa Daros to close its doors

Many in Rio let out a collective cry last week when it was announced that one of the city’s best museums would shut its doors at the end of the year. Casa Daros, which is dedicated to Latin American art, will close after its next exhibition “Ficción y Fantasía – Arte de Cuba” (“Fiction and Fantasy – Art […]

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JUNGLE bring their kind of tropical funk to Rio

Queremos have done it again! Using their crowdfunding platform to put on great gigs in Rio de Janeiro, they have secured British band JUNGLE to play. On Thursday May 14th, the London collective will be on stage at the newly revamped Sacadura 154 in Gamboa, supported afterwards by DJs Satta, Yugo and Nepal. JUNGLE hail from Shepherd’s Bush in west […]

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Which cafes in Rio are best to work in?

Whether you want to pen a bestseller, catch up on emails or just cruise Facebook for hours, which are the best cafes to “work” in in Zona Sul? Most restaurants and bars have wifi that you can jump on but some places are more conducive to work than others. While hotels are a good bet and there is a splattering of […]

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Usain Bolt returns to Rio to compete in a free event

World-record holder and many time Olympic athletics champion Usain Bolt will race at the Jockey Club, Gávea, on Sunday 19th April. Returning to the city to compete in the annual Mano a Mano race for the third time, Bolt will run the 100m against Churandy Martina of the Netherlands, Ryan Bailey of the USA and a Brazilian athlete […]