Category Archives: Entertainment

Day party in Ilhabela: Sea Club

Day clubs are popular in cities around the word like St Tropez, Miami, Vegas, Ibiza, Marbella etc.  The concept of a day party is still new to Brazil; so if you  like day parties and happen to be in Ilhabela you are in luck! Combining beach, pool, music (from international DJ’s), gastronomy and drinks into a luxurious […]

Ilhabela Overview

Ilhabela (Beautiful Island) the largest island in Brazil is located 4 miles off the coast of São Paulo state which is (205km/ 127mi) from Sao Paulo city and 340km/210mi from Rio. There are a number of smaller islands that make up all of Ilhabela. How to get to Ilhabela: First off, the traffic is horrible so […]

Experience Inhotim (lots of pics!)

If you appreciate art and nature then add a visit to Inhotim to your list of places to go! Inhotim is a very unique site located in the town of Brumadinho about an hour away from Belo Horizonte airport.  Inhotim is so massive you will definitely need 2 full days to be able to see and appreciate […]

Tips and Tricks to surviving a concert in Brazil

I’m going to put it out there and say I am one of ‘those people’ that love going to concerts.  In the last 2 weeks I have been fortunate to spend 2 weekends back to back at shows so I wanted to tell you a little bit about them and some tips on how to […]

24 hours of uninterrupted cultural events: Virada cultural

This past weekend Sao Paulo held the 9th edition of Virada Cultural, an annual cultural festival that goes on for 24 uninterrupted hours of free programing featuring 900 attractions on 25 different stages around the city. Most events occur in Centro but there are also events at museums and cultural centers around the city.  About 3 million […]

Sao Paulo’s ‘Central Park’

People compare Sao Paulo to New York all the time and when it comes to the parks, I have to agree.  Parque do Ibirapuera to Sao Paulo is what Hyde Park is to London or Central Park is to New York.  Ibirapuera is one of Latin America’s largest city parks, with beautifully landscaped gardens, museums, exhibition spaces, planetary […]

Ring In The New Year Like A Brazilian

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!! For those of you who have not had the opportunity to experience New Years in Rio, add it to your ‘to do list’! Starting around 3 in the afternoon the street next to the beach is shut down and the vendors start setting up for the wild night ahead.  As I mentioned […]

Rock In Rio

How do you kick off the largest concert series in the world?  Obviously with a fire work display like it’s the Forth of July! The first night of Rock In Rio (see previous post for full Rock in Rio details), started off with a bang, and featured performances by Claudia Leitte, Katy Perry, Elton John […]

Rock in Rio: Rock City

On Friday night I attended the first night of Rock in Rio, the largest music festival in the world! Since this was such a huge event, I am going to cover it in two posts so make sure you check back for the actual concert videos and details! This concert series takes place September 23rd-October […]

Movie Night At The Lagoon

When its a chilly or rainy day in Rio, just like in NYC we head to the movies.  There are tons of movie theaters to choose from, but personally I prefer the ‘Cinepolis’ at Lagoon. From the picture above you might be able to see stadium style seats on top of the theater….. You are […]