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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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Quintessentially Brazilian: Coffee

Although coffee is not a native Brazilian crop, it spread rapidly across the country’s accommodating tropical climate from its introduction in 1...

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Carioca Outpost: The French Riviera

The Côte d’Azur conjures up endless iconic images: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald as the glorious, fragile beacons of the jazz age; Brigitte Bardot ...

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Carioca Outpost: Miami

Home of our outposts at Kith, The Standard, and Soho House, Miami is infused with the soul of a population that is 70% Latino. Their influence means t...

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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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