Rio de Janeiro

Boa vinda! Get ready to samba in the land of Carnival. See where to stay in Rio de Janeiro. Soak up the sun at Copacabana Beach and Ipanema, and savor Brazil’s natural wonders, from Sugarloaf Mountain to ...

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Copacabana Palace Orient-Express Hotels

If you're heading to Rio for the first time, then you'll definitely want to spend at least a night or two in this quintessential hotel.

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Samantha took the cog-wheel train up Corcovado to get an amazing view of the city and stand beneath the fabled statue of Christ the Redeemer.

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Maracanã Stadium

To really experience soccer in Rio, you should attend a match at Maracanã Stadium.

Rua Professor Eurico Rabelo, s/n, Rio de Janeiro, 20271-110

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Ipanema Hippie Fair

Every Sunday locals and travelers alike head to the outdoor street market known as the Hippie Fair.

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Samba City

This huge complex is a celebration of all things samba.

Bar Bracarense

Samantha and her friend Neca head to this hip watering hole to do what everyone does after a day at the beach -- relax and drink a beer.

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bumbum, Ipanema

Samantha and her friend Neca, a local resident, stopped into the popular store to check out the latest look in Rio swimwear.

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Samantha joined Gabriel Werneck, co-owner of Rio Hiking, on a cable-car ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.

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