Posts Tagged ‘ Rio ’

Holiday replay

Jul 31st, 2018 | By
image of Trafalgar Square and Brazil day 2015

Instead of sighing over old Instagram posts, recreate the holiday experience at home



What’s hot: October 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



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



The best of both worlds

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

So all your travelling companions want to do is unfurl in the sun yet, while you’re looking for blazing sunshine, you don’t want to spend all day on the beach. Sound familiar? Please don’t worry. We have some suggestions sure to fulfil every sand and culture nirvana



World’s best drinks: Caipirinha

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

Put a little Brazil in your mouth! Sugary, sexy and simple, Brazil’s national cocktail, a tantalising three-ingredient taste of tropicalia, goes down oh so sweet and easy. Blame it on Rio!



Spotlight on Uruguay, South America’s little hidden gem

Mar 27th, 2016 | By

Long overshadowed by its giant neighbours, Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is finally getting the attention it deserves says Kaye Holland



Santiago made simple

May 31st, 2015 | By

Santiago has become a city worth stopping in rather than just using as a transit hub on the way to Torres del Paine and Patagonia in the south of Chile or San Pedro de Atacama – aka the driest desert in the world – in the north. Just About Travel shows you the way to go…



What’s hot: May 2014

May 2nd, 2015 | By

Just About Travel reveals what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



The best of Brazil

Jun 12th, 2014 | By

There’s more to Brazil than the ‘beautiful game’. Here Just About Travel reveals what we love most about the South American giant



What’s hot: May 2013

May 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world. This month it’s all about taking a trip to Times Square, bobbing around in the Dead Sea and schlepping to Sydney…



Where the experts holiday: Ben Anderson, author, filmmaker and a winner of the Foreign Press Award

Dec 25th, 2013 | By

Acclaimed war journalist, author and documentary filmmaker, Ben Anderson, has travelled to some of the world’s most fearsome hotspots. He shares his travel experiences with CD-Traveller readers



Don’t ignore the Iguacu Falls

Apr 22nd, 2013 | By

Confession time: I very nearly didn’t make it to the Iguacu Falls- being too busy topping up the tan on Rio’s Copacabana Beach



Ilha Grande: island of dreams

Mar 25th, 2013 | By

Just when I thought the whole world had been completely Google mapped and Starbucksified, I stumbled across the Brazilian island of Ilha Grande – a two and hour half bus and boat trip away from Rio



The golden Games

Aug 13th, 2012 | By

Every magazine, newspaper and website today will no doubt be devoting countless column inches to London 2012 and, as the saying goes, if you can’t beat’em, join em!



Brazil launches new global advertising campaign

Jul 31st, 2012 | By

Brazil launched its brand new international campaign for tourist promotion during a ceremony held at London Film Museum, last week. Titled ‘The World Meets in Brazil. Come Celebrate Life’ the campaign has been created by the Ministry of Tourism and Embratur (the Brazilian Tourist Board) to promote Brazil as the host of major sporting events, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.   The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, attended the launch ceremony of the new campaign together with other
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Letter from London: the Olympic Fringer

Jul 9th, 2012 | By

The dearth of Olympic tickets has been much talked about, but there is plenty to see and do around the periphery of the Games. Jane Egginton checks out London on the edge



Where the experts holiday: Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to see before you die

May 6th, 2012 | By

Patricia Schultz, author of the newly revised #1 New York Times bestseller 1000 Places to See Before You Die, talks travel



Brazilian beats

Feb 17th, 2012 | By

Carnival kicks off in Rio this Saturday and Jane has the low-down on what is arguably the greatest show on earth.

But if a break in Brazil isn’t on the cards this month, you can still get into the carnival spirit by giving zumba – the Latin rhythm driven dance craze beloved by Victoria Beckham and Michelle Obama and a whole host of other celebs – a go.



Rio: not just for carnival

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

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



What’s hot: September 2011, part two

Sep 19th, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. It’s a good month for Brazil and British Airways, while fans of Star Trek are also celebrating



What’s hot: August 2011

Aug 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Machu Picchu and Mr&Mrs Smith are generating a buzz for all the right reasons but the same can’t be said of school holidays and the dismal Euro exchange rate