Paraty Photo Diary

Located only a few hours South from Rio is beautiful Paraty, a perfectly preserved Portugese colonial town set amid stunning emerald beaches, jungles and secluded islands. You will fall in love with Paraty as you wander the cobble stoned streets and marvel at the elegant white buildings with their bright coloured borders, windows and doors. The time we spent in Paraty was a perfect, relaxing retreat where we filled our days with beaches, island hopping, sliding down waterfalls, swimming, jungle adventures, strolling the elegant cobblestoned,…

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Rio de Janeiro Photo Diary

Rio de Janeiro is one of the biggest city in the Americas and is a crazy, exciting city of contrasts. From its iconic, stunning Copacabana and Ipanema beaches and tropical rain forests such as Tijuca National Park to its football fanatics, carnival partying to its contrasts between rich, lavish lifestyles and the heartbreaking favelas. We filled our days with adventures up Sugarloaf Mountain to watch one of the best sunsets of my life, hang gliding over the city, visiting Christ the Redeemer, exploring Tijuca National…

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A Brazilian Football Game at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro

It’s a well known fact that South Americans, in particular Brazilians are crazy about their Football (or as we call it in Australia, Soccer). The Estadio do Maracana, or Maracana Stadium is Rio de Janeiro’s main football stadium and despite no longer being the largest in the world, is still the largest stadium in South America. Maracana was built for the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and has recently undergone massive renovations in order to get it ready for the 2014 FIFA World Cup…

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Hang gliding over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is quickly becoming one of the worlds hottest destinations and with the 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Olympics approaching fast its popularity is about to explode! What better way to take in all of the beauty of Rio than from the air? Hang-gliding in Rio was one of the highlights of my South American adventure and I would recommend it to anyone visiting Rio! Rio has so many amazing natural and man-made attractions and sights which include (but aren’t limited to);…

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