2 Days in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

2 Days in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andy Travel South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Leave a Comment

For the month leading up to our visit to Rio de Janeiro, all we kept hearing about was how dangerous the city was. Just a week before we arrived someone posted a video online of young adults mugging tourists in a downtown business area. Needless to say, we were a little apprehensive about our time in Rio. In order to …

Gaia Comfort Hostel Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Gaia Comfort Hostel – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lynn Travel South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Leave a Comment

We were a little apprehensive about safety in Rio de Janeiro since we had read so much about robberies, which occur even during the day in busy areas. I did quite a bit of research about the safety of different neighborhoods and decided that I wanted to stay in one of 3 neighborhoods – Botafogo, Ipanema or Copacabana. After searching …