Posts Tagged ‘Rio de Janeiro’

Rio de Janeiro: 10 Things You Can’t Miss

Rio de Janeiro: 10 Things You Can’t Miss
By Julie Falconer Special to The Lost Girls  When most people think of Rio de Janeiro, they imagine themselves lying on one of the city’s famous beaches à la “The Girl from Ipanema.” But there’s more to do in Rio than sunbathe, and the city is well worth exploring. Here are a Lost Girl’s...
January 9th, 2012 | Brazil, Central and South America | Read More

Gotta have that Favela Funk!

Gotta have that Favela Funk!
Shortly after arriving to Mellow Yellow, we were repeatedly asked the same question by our fellow hostel mates. Actually it was more like an assumed statement. “Of course you’re going to the Favela Funk party?” The favela whata? Wasn’t that some sort of bean? Oh, no wait, that’s...
September 18th, 2006 | Brazil, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

All Roads Lead to Mellow Yellow!

All Roads Lead to Mellow Yellow!
Most of the time on trips like ours, bad luck and bumps in the road are simply a matter of chance. But sometimes life will throw out so many signs pointing in one direction, and for better or worse, we’d be fools not to follow them. Such was the case recently in Brazil. Before touching down in...
September 14th, 2006 | Backpacking & Trekking, Brazil, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

The Boys of (Brazilian) Winter

The Boys of (Brazilian) Winter
Get Your Own! | View Slideshow After seven weeks spent journeying through stratospheric Andean highs and deep green Amazon lows, we were bummed to leave Peru and Bolivia behind, but thrilled to hop a flight to one of the world’s largest and most sensual countries: Brazil. Upon arrival, the salty,...
September 14th, 2006 | Brazil, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More