Clube Excursionista Carioca
Although CEC has been around since 1946, it's still going strong. Typically, CEC arranges hikes and technical climbs, as well as...
A magnificent confluence of land and sea, the long, scalloped beach of Copacabana and Leme always has a flurry of activity stretching...
Instituto Brasil-Estados Unidos
One of the oldest, more respected language-institutions in the city.
Mariuzinn has been around for ages (more than 30 years) and still brings in the dance-loving crowds. DJs on its two floors spin a wide...
The casual, no-nonsense Arataca serves the exotic cuisine of the Amazon. While there's better Tacacá on offer in Rio (Flamengo's Tacacá...
Lonely Planet review
Warmly lit, with exposed brick walls, Faenza offers an extensive lunch buffet of Brazilian dishes and a nightly all-you-can-eat pizza feast (at R$30 per person). Steaming thin-crust pizzas are brought to your table by harried waiters, and there are even dessert options (such as strawberry with Nutella).