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Ethical favela tours in Rio?

I would like to see the favelas while I'm in Rio. I'd also like to not engage in poverty tourism. Is it possible to ethically and safely tour favela neighborhoods? [more inside]
posted by whoaali on Oct 2, 2013 - 7 answers

Brazil trip questions

We're travelling to Brazil in late May. Where would you recommend for hotels in Itataia and Paraty? Is a pousada a good option? Plus questions about timing, driving, Salvador de Bahia. [more inside]
posted by shortfuse on Mar 26, 2013 - 2 answers

Brazil for Awesome People

After finding ourselves in the unexpected position of having a two-week trip but no idea where to go on it, my boyfriend and I have decided to go to Brazil! Which is a gigantic country, so your help, opinions, and itineraries are much desired. [more inside]
posted by firstbest on Jan 29, 2012 - 9 answers

Should I visit Rio?

Brazil Filter: I'll be in Sao Paolo for a week in early February and would appreciate some hive-mind input on the trip. Details within. [more inside]
posted by quidividi on Jan 17, 2012 - 7 answers

Less than a week to spend in South America

I have less than a week -- but where? Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, or Buenos Aires? [more inside]
posted by armage on Apr 21, 2011 - 5 answers

Your tips for safe traveling in Brazil?

Your tips for safe traveling in Brazil? [more inside]
posted by sharkfu on Jun 17, 2009 - 12 answers

Planning a Vacation in Brazil in March

Rio-Paraty-Sao Paulo. March 11-21. Recommendations? [more inside]
posted by billtron on Feb 27, 2009 - 8 answers

Things to do when it's raining in Rio de Janeiro?

Staying in Rio de Janeiro for five days, starting this Saturday (Nov. 8). Forecast looks like a lot of rain and cloudy days. Looking for suggestions for activities not exposed to a downpour. [more inside]
posted by zephyrian on Nov 4, 2008 - 6 answers

Brasil, qual é teu negócio/o nome do teu sócio/confia em mim

Despite the recent corruption scandals in Brazil, for the first time since the 1970s, the country is finally showing signs that it is worthy of comparison with its BRIC counterparts. Inflation, the bane of the 1990s, has finally been largely reigned under control, interest rates have fallen to their lowest in living memory, the Brazilian Real continues to rise against the US dollar and BOVESPA - Latin America's largest and busiest stock exchange - continues to grow from strength to strength. [more inside]
posted by Zé Pequeno on Oct 19, 2007 - 7 answers

Where to stay in Rio (cheap-ish)

Rio accommodation suggestions? [more inside]
posted by agent99 on Jul 31, 2007 - 6 answers

Help me find housing in Rio de Janeiro!

I'm a student and will be staying in Rio de Janeiro for 1.5 months this summer and need to find an apartment! What are good ways to find a decent apartment (or room in a shared apartment) in Rio without being gouged? [more inside]
posted by fdhidalgo on Jun 27, 2007 - 3 answers

travel to Rio de janeiro

I am going to Rio de janeiro, Brazil next week for a 4 day vacation. I am not quite prepared for this and welcome advice on what to do, where to stay and how to keep safe while I am there.
posted by blueyellow on Apr 6, 2005 - 13 answers

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