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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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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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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Introducing Wellbeing Camp

Brazilians are famously passionate about health, fitness, and nutrition – hardly surprising when it’s the home of açaí bowls, coconut water,...

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The carioca sport: Altinha

Brazilians are so passionate about football that they created “altinha”, a special form of beach football....

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Radical Sports in Rio

If you have an adventurous spirit and love to live great emotions in a beautiful setting, Rio de Janeiro is the right destination for you....

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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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