Category Archives: Rainy Day

Movie night in Sao Paulo V.I.P style

Folks, this is NOT your average movie night out…. Brazilians love anything that screams exclusivity and going to one of the VIP movies definitely has that appeal.  Right when you enter Cinapolis you will see a special lounge sectioned for VIP movie goers which includes a full bar, and select menu (not your average movie treats). […]

Every specialty food item you can imagine at Mercado Municipal

Many cities in Europe and South America have a ‘Mercadão of some sort, i.e. a large specialty market offering the freshest and largest varieties of fruits, spices, meats/fish/poultry, nuts and more.  Located in São Paulo’s Centro neighborhood in a beautiful industrial style building is Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.   Besides aisles and aisles of specialty vendors there are […]

Northeastern experience in Rio at Feira São Cristóvão

When driving to Zona Sul from the airport you will notice a huge stadium that is filled with tents.  It is not a stadium under construction for the world cup (sorry), it is actually feira or market place filled with traditional Northeastern Brazilian treats, goods, crafts, food and music.  Feira de Sao Cristavo is a great place […]

Rainy Day? Explore The Mac Museum

Another rainy day?  Head over the Niterói Bridge and visit the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum(MAC).  I love and hate the drive over the bridge on a foggy day… with the long 8.25mile drive and deep fog rolling in, it feels like you are acting out a scene from a scary movie! Once you make it […]