Carioca Post

Carioca Funk

Funk carioca is a type of dance music that originated in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, and went on to become popular all over Brazil. Funk came from Mia...

Carioca Outpost: The Maldives

Nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are a collection of over 1000 islands, an oasis of serenity and sheer bliss, with white sands a...

Bossa Nova: The Inspiration

Bossa nova and samba, Brazil’s most famous musical outputs, are two sides of the same coin: the eternal soundtrack of Rio. They share many featu...

Bossa Nova: The Music of Paradise

From the late 1950s, modernist skyscrapers rose around the curves of Rio de Janeiro’s beaches, and the musicians of the city gathered on the beaches...

Carioca Outpost: The Seychelles

As a winter resort destination, you can’t do much better – or more iconic – than the Seychelles. The archipelago consists of 115 beautif...