A guide to Rio’s neighborhoods – Ipanema

Okay, so I know that Copacabana is the beach most people associate with Rio de Janeiro; however, if I only had one day to spend at a beach in Rio, I would choose to go to Ipanema beach over Copacabana for the day – and I would recommend that you do the same. Don’t get…

A guide to Rio’s neighbourhoods – Copacabana

Rio de Janeiro is a gigantic city – according to a google search I did it has a population of 6.2 million (UN  data). Now I’m from New Zealand, a country with an entire population of 4.4 million, so a city of 6.2 million is still new to me. Needless to say it was a bit overwhelming –…