Andrew Zimmern Goes to Rio
Ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics, Andrew Zimmern gets a tour of everything Rio de Janeiro has to offer from the city’s best sources – its cab drivers. Get a sneak peek of the premiere of "Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food", here.
Rio for the LocalsAndrew Zimmern’s driver Pericles takes him to Vidigal, the neighborhood, or "favela," he grew up in. In the premiere of Andrew Zimmern's Driven by Food, Pericles gives Andrew a tour of Vidigal and other lesser known spots considered to be the real spirit of Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280
”Favela E Vida” (“Favela is Life”)While Rio’s favelas were once known to be hostile and somewhat dangerous, many have become tourist destinations over the past decade as visitors want to experience the city like the locals. This artist mural in Vidigal is sprinkled with sayings and depictions that represent the locals’ love for their evolving neighborhood. 960 1280
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