Hidden Pousadas Brazil: chic, personal, eco-friendly accommodations in Brazil

If you are going to Brazil, there are so many possibilities of where to stay but it’s hard to find small intimate accommodations. That’s where Hidden Pousadas Brazil comes in. Hidden Pousadas runsĀ a website dedicated to helping you find boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts, guesthouses and inns all over Brazil. What is a pousada? It […]

Mapplr’s favorite restaurants in Rio de Janeiro

UPDATED on 12 July 2011 Now that I’ve posted my favorite hotels in Rio, let’s find a good place to eat. Fortunately the city is filled with good restaurants. It’s hard to choose. But I have to put together a short list of my favorite restaurants in Rio. Most are in the Ipanema-Leblon area because […]

Mapplr’s favorite hotels in Rio de Janeiro

Rio is the ultimate beach and party getaway. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere and dread the coming winter, look no further than Rio. There are other things to do besides hanging out on the beach. Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer in Niteroi across the bay from […]