Jardim Botanico Rio de Janeiro

The year was 1807, when Portuguese Royal Family decided to escape Napoleon´s revolution and cross the Atlantic towards Rio de Janeiro. The next year,  Jardim Botanico Rio de Janeiro was inaugurated. The garden was created for acclimation of species coming from different parts of the world. Also an antique gunpowder factory used to locate inside the garden! […]

Downtown Rio de Janeiro

Downtown Rio de Janeiro is my personal favourite part of the city. The zone is full of things to see, do & eat! The area is also relatively small, so it´s possible to visit the places on foot. On this post, I will talk about the downtown area in general, and give some good tips of […]

5 days itinerary Rio de Janeiro

5 days itinerary Rio de Janeiro: with so many attractions in the city, it might be difficult to decide what to do. This is exactly why we carefully chose some place so you can enjoy the Marvellous City as it´s best! Before presenting the 5 days itinerary in Rio de Janeiro, I would like to remind you that […]


Rio de Janeiro is the perfect destination  for those who wants to enjoy a little bit of everything! Beautiful beaches and hills, added to a huge diversity of bars, restaurants and museums, give Rio the title of “Marvelous City”. Between hundreds of tourist attractions, we selected  5 unusual things to do in Rio de Janeiro! 5 […]

Urca Hill Hike: Save Money in Rio de Janeiro

Everyone has heard of the cable car on Sugarloaf Mountain. I consider this one of the mandatory Rio de Janeiro attractions, for both tourists and locals. What many people do not know is that there is an alternative way to get on top of the hill of Urca, the Urca hill hike! The cable car goes two mountains. […]