Lapa… Stepping Up!

You'll probably recognise these steps from the scenes of Snoop Dog ft Pharell music video - Beautiful... And these steps are just that! The iconic, world-famous Escadaria Selarón steps lie a short stroll from the roman-style arches of Lapa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On a visit you might actually be lucky enough to bump... Continue Reading →

Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer)

Situated on the crown of the 700-metre Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park, Cristo Redentor overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro with arms out stretched, blessing the city also know as 'Cidade Maravilhosa- Marvelous City'. Expect large crowds during peak season, and waiting times for a tram will be long. However it's... Continue Reading →

MAM: Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro

The building it's self is a stand alone piece, exhibiting concrete curves and sharp symmetrical lines. Intriguing exhibitions of Brazilian and South American modern art. It's worth a look at their book shop which is very basic, but houses an interesting selection of art and photography books. Overall, a very good flow... Av. Infante Dom... Continue Reading →

National Historical Museum, Rio de Janeiro

Away from the tourist attractions of Sul Rio, wonder in to Centro, Rio's historical centre where you'll find the Museu Histórico Nacional situated. It's worth spending a few hours to grasp a deeper understanding of Brazil's history. Also home to The Line restaurant. Praca Marechal Ancora, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil... Continue Reading →

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