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Insider tips: Daniella Issa Helayels Rio de Janeiro guide

Insider tips: Daniella Issa Helayels Rio de Janeiro guide

Fashion designer Daniella Helayel is famous the must-have dresses she creates for Issa, the label she started in 2001. She has just created the Kanuhura poncho, a colourful poncho cover-up for the exclusive Kanuhura resort in the Maldives. (more…)

Urban jungle retreat

Urban jungle retreat

A brand new boutique hotel on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro gives guests a whole different perspective on the city. Set in Tijuca Forest – home to the much-photographed statue of Christ the Redeemer – TuaKaza Hotel is set into the hillside and surrounded by peaceful, tropical greenery and waterfalls. (more…)

Party like its 2014 in Rio

Party like its 2014 in Rio

Sultry Rio, shimmering and shimmying, is surely the hottest place in the world right now. The warm-up parties have already begun. Excitement is reaching fever pitch, particularly for those who have got tickets for this year’s carnival – more covetable than ever – or, better still, for the World Cup. (more…)

Rio shines beneath worlds biggest Christmas tree

Rio shines beneath worlds biggest Christmas tree

Switching on the Christmas lights that adorn your tree is a moment of anticipation for most of us, and one which often gives the feeling that the festive season has finally arrived. (more…)

Star in Rio Carnival

Star in Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival – quite possibly the biggest party on the planet – is one of the most popular reasons to go to Brazil. Vast stands line its famous Sambadrome, where more than 70,000 partygoers – Brazilians and international tourists alike ­- come to watch the spectacle in February, and the costumes get bigger, brighter and more imaginative every year. (more…)

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