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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...

Assouline X Frescobol Carioca

  Since its inception in 1994, Assouline has become a cultural authority, the gold standard of what makes a book “luxury” and the mark of a s...

How to play frescobol
Quintessentially Brazilian: Perfecting Frescobol

The history of our beloved game...

Quintessentially Brazilian: Capoeira

First things first. What exactly is capoeira? Developed amongst Angolan slave populations in Brazil during the Portuguese Colonial age, capoeira is a ...