Sightseeing; places to stay and eat; Scuba diving snorkelling; rainforest tours; Carnival fun; ...and much more! With over 30 miles of white sandy beaches and the world's most celebrated carnival, Rio is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. The city and its surrounding areas cater for every taste and budget, from five-star hotels and fabulous restaurants, to bustling hostels and friendly street cafes, Rio has become a must-visit place for any serious traveller. This practical and in-depth guide offers everything you'll ever need to know for planning a trip - from the climate throughout the year, the best times to go, what to pack, where to stay and how to get around. The guide then goes on to give readers the low-down on all the other highlights Brazil has to offer, from the striking architecture of the capital Brasilia to the stunningly beautiful Iguaca Falls, and from Manaus - the gateway to the Amazon - to Ipanema Beach and Copacabana.
490 pages in the print edition.