Brazil

Best day trips from Rio

Best day trips from Rio

Outside the Brazilian party capital lie a tropical island, a 17th-century colonial town and a beach resort for stars and surfers
Samba central: Moving to the rhythms of Rio's Lapa district

Samba central: Moving to the rhythms of Rio's Lapa district

Once seedy and derelict, the city's cultural heart now swings to the sounds of samba
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Plane makes emergency landing in Brazil

Plane makes emergency landing in Brazil

An Avianca Airlines passenger jet lands in Brasilia, Brazil, after its front landing gear failed to deploy
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
Taming the piranha-- catching fish and busting myths in the Amazon
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Taming the piranha-- catching fish and busting myths in the Amazon

Deep in the heart of the Amazon Basin, an intrepid crew braces for a date with one of the world's most diabolical creatures
Brazil's Northeast Coast: The next tropical paradise
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Brazil's Northeast Coast: The next tropical paradise

Hundreds of kilometers of pristine beaches, trade winds out of Hawaii, reasonable prices, vibrant local culture. Here’s your primer on the next big tropical destination
Hometown secrets shared by hometown travelers
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Hometown secrets shared by hometown travelers

12 totally random but highly useful tips, from what to eat in Spain to where to drink in Seoul
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
Insider Guide: Best of Rio de Janeiro
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Insider Guide: Best of Rio de Janeiro

A week in the world’s party capital and you’ll come back with as many new dance moves as photos. Here’s where to get Rio’s best food, drink and, of course, suntan
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
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CULINARY JOURNEYS

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