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Santa Teresa Neighborhood of Rio

One very charming neighborhood, or bairro (pronounced buy-ho), of Rio de Janeiro is Santa Teresa. Situated on a hill not far from the city center, it has amazing vistas of Rio and the bay. A tram ...

Rio de Janeiro in December

We’re in Rio but not the real Rio. We’re in Leblon, a traditional upscale neighborhood and beach. Sure, there’s pao de queijo, pasteis and brazil nuts (with amazing health benefits). There’s lots of city noise and ...