Well known among the habitants of Rio de Janeiro, the Parque Lage is a great place to walk, relax and have a coffee at the Café D.R.I. Situated in a picturesque colonial mansion, the café may well be the most popular part of Parque Lage, but do take some time to stroll around the gardens and you’ll discover some real beautiful spots. Continue reading
Hike up to Christ the Redeemer and you’ll be rewarded with one of the most stunning views that Rio de Janeiro has to offer. Rio is famous for its 360 degrees views, but this one is probably the most complete of them all: The entire city is spread out in front of you! And even if clouds may block your view, it just adds to the mystic air of the Christ Statue. Hiking the Corcovado Mountain (hunchback in Portuguese) involves crossing small waterfalls, steep paths and even a bit of climbing. If you’re looking for some good exercise, try the Corcovado Hike!