Brazil

Rio's slums the hot World Cup destination?

Rio's slums the hot World Cup destination?

Rooms in Rio's favelas could go for as little as $50 a night
14 coolest hotel perks across Latin America

14 coolest hotel perks across Latin America

From warrior dogs to worry dolls, these hotels deliver unique extras
Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Brazil, Antarctica and Scotland are the top three destinations to visit next year, according to the hot-off-the-press guidebook
Rio home owners already renting properties for World Cup 2014

Rio home owners already renting properties for World Cup 2014

One penthouse to rent for $150,000 for a month; city fears shortage of rooms
8 of Brazil's best beaches

8 of Brazil's best beaches

Beach-goers here have been known to break into applause as the sun sets. And getting to the best ones is easy
10 things to know before visiting Brazil

10 things to know before visiting Brazil

Brazil might be the biggest country most of the world doesn't know a whole heckuva a lot about. That's changing
Is Rio ready for the World Cup?

Is Rio ready for the World Cup?

A year before the World Cup, CNN's Pedro Pinto finds out whether Brazil's infrastructure is ready
5-minute guide to Brazilian barbecue

5-minute guide to Brazilian barbecue

Churrascaria barbecue rules the Brazilian table. Here's how to order the best cuts of meat
CNNGo in Rio de Janeiro: Beaches, caipirinhas and... sushi

CNNGo in Rio de Janeiro: Beaches, caipirinhas and... sushi

Our monthly TV show visits the host city for the upcoming FIFA World Cup and discovers plenty to keep your feet moving
Gallery: Rio's epic samba parade

Gallery: Rio's epic samba parade

Feathers and thongs are for amateurs -- try getting in and out of these outrageous costumes
Video: Carnival time in Rio

Video: Carnival time in Rio

CNN's Shasta Darlington on the scene in Brazil seems to be the only person not partying

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