Posts Tagged ‘ Rio de Janeiro ’

Rio’s architectural heritage

Jan 28th, 2019 | By

Next year visitors to Rio de Janeiro should find any number of tours that will specialise on the burgeoning architectural highlights of the city.
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Bringing in the new year in Rio

Dec 31st, 2018 | By

In Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the new year is brought in by what is claimed to be the biggest outdoor party in the world on Copacabana Beach.



Welcoming in 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

Surveying 2018 from the very beginning of the year, it looks a bumper year for the industry. May it also be a bumper year for all our readers. Happy New Year.



Saturday snippets: 31st December 2016

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
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Whatever you are doing – or not doing – tonight to celebrate the new year; enjoy yourself. And best wishes from all of us here at Just about Travel for a better and prosperous year than 2016.



Were the Olympics a success?

Sep 8th, 2016 | By
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The results are partial and interviews will continue until the Paralympic Games but on this evidence it looks as though Brazil can claim a success.



Rio for free

Aug 17th, 2016 | By

Been inspired to put Rio on your bucket list in light of the Olympic Games? A trip to the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) need not cost the earth



Saturday snippets: 6th of August 2016

Aug 6th, 2016 | By

What have jousting, the Olympics, Yorkie and VAT in Tanzania in common? All caught Adrian’s eye this week.



The fervour of the Rio Olympics in London

Aug 2nd, 2016 | By

As a free offer, you could watch the Games, and get a sense of Brazilian hospitality, in the comfort of the Brazilian Embassy in London.



Following the torch

May 8th, 2016 | By

The great Brazilian sale is now underway!



Celebrating Rio

Mar 6th, 2015 | By
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On St David’s Day this year, Rio was 450 years old.



Memorable mid winter getaways

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By

It’s wet, windy and dark at four o clock so it must be time to head abroad and bask in some winter sun. Just About Travel has the low-down on 10 destinations where sun, sand and sea come as standard



The year that was

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

It’s been a busy year and it’s time to take stock. Here travel writer and enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares her 2013 holiday highlights



Blame it on Rio

Apr 17th, 2013 | By

Rio has always been hot, but it’s never been this hot. Kaye Holland has the inside story



What’s hot: April 2013

Mar 30th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot in the travel world, right now



Perfect Paraty

Mar 27th, 2013 | By

Brazil’s Costa Verde coastline has plenty of places to entice travellers who manage to tear themselves away from Rio de Janeiro but, in my mind, peaceful Paraty – particularly the old colonial centre – is the state’s star attraction



What’s hot: March 2013

Mar 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. Read on to find out why it’s a good month for Sri Lanka, if not Scunthorpe…



British Cinema to take centre stage at Rio Film Festival

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

This year’s Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival is set to pay homage to the UK film industry, marking the Olympic handover from London to 2016 host city Rio de Janeiro



Go for gold: get training for 2016 with three new Olympic sports

Sep 15th, 2012 | By

As the dust settles over London, talk is turning to Rio. If the Games have left you full of inspiration, get involved with three new Olympic sports and you could be joining TeamGB in 2016…



Red Sea resort, El Gouna, set to surf into the record book

Jun 16th, 2012 | By

El Gouna resort in the Red Sea is hoping to sail into the Guinness World Record books this month, as a main sponsor of an exciting record attempt by El Gouna resident and business owner, Maciej Zimowski



Rio: not just for carnival

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

Read Jane’s article on what is the arguably the world’s greatest party here!



Sporting Brazil

Nov 16th, 2011 | By

Brazil is already gearing up to the two big events that it will hold over the next few years, the World Cup in 2014 and then the 2016 Olympic Games. During our Games next year, Brazil is going to be using Somerset House in London as a sort of exhibition centre to showcase “Casa do Brasil.”



Come to Brazil

Aug 29th, 2011 | By

The next football world cup is in Brazil in 2014. This winter Brazil will begin a three year campaign to encourage us to visit their country. Using the world cup as bait, they hope to build on the 167,000 of us that visited their country last year.