The Brazilian who ruled Wimbledon

The dress code at Wimbledon is famously all-white, but the reasons behind it are often overlooked or simply forgotten. By everybody, that is, except B...

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O País do Futebol

It’s an inescapable part of not just Brazilian culture, but Brazilian identity. The fact that it can be played in streets, on beaches, or in a forma...

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Cinema Novo: A Wave of One’s Own

One of the most special adventures of living abroad entails rediscovering your own culture and history through the arts: excavating a sense of belongi...

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In the curves of the Calçadão

Right before one reaches the vast and soft sands of Rio de Janeiro’s beaches, there comes the calçadão: the most famous walkway in the world. ...

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The Carioca Spirit: Pedro Andrade

Welcome to the world of Pedro Andrade, a Carioca journalist and model with his own globe-trotting TV show, Pedro pelo Mundo. Think of this as your che...

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The Carioca Beach Experience

Taking centre-stage in the city’s daily life, the beach is a microcosm of Rio and exemplifies the Carioca approach to almost everything: showcasing ...

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The Beach Bat Guide

Today our beach bats are hand-carved by the local artisans, known as the marceneiros, but the first person to make a frescobol cat was Lian Pontes de ...

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Find Your Perfect Aman Experience

Aman hotels and resorts as a whole have become synonymous with privacy and tranquility. The service and experience of any one of its locations is unif...

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Carioca Outpost: Mallorca

Once associated with package deals and hordes of sunburnt tourists, the Balearic Islands have undergone a reputation transformation in recent years (n...

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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...

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Meet the carioca

Vivian Guimarães
Vivian Guimarães Role in Carioca scene.

Vivian Guimarães is model and TV presenter in Brazil…...

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Camilla Reis
Camilla Reis Role in Carioca scene.

Camilla Reis is the perfect representation of the authentic “carioca da gema”…...

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Talitha Rossi
Talitha Rossi Role in Carioca scene.

Talitha Rossi is an artist with an energetic, positive and spiritual soul....

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Beatriz Dias
Beatriz Dias Role in Carioca scene.

Beatriz Dias is a dreamer with a curious soul. ...

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Ana Beatriz Poswolski
Ana Beatriz Poswolski Role in Carioca scene.

Ana Beatriz is a fashion designer and a health junkie...

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Martha Pinel
Martha Pinel Role in Carioca scene.

Martha Pinel is a very fun and stylish girl with a truly creative spirit....

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Carol Antunes
Carol Antunes Role in Carioca scene.

Carol Antunes was born and raised in Rio, and works in advertising and as a model...

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Barbara Studart
Barbara Studart Role in Carioca scene.

Barbara Studart tells us what she loves about Rio and where the best parties are at ...

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Glenda Ritterling
Glenda Ritterling Role in Carioca scene.

Glenda Ritterling shares her favourite spots, restaurants and must-see places in Rio ...

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