Breakfast with A view!

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Is there a better way to start the day then having breakfast with an amazing view?!

In Rio, there are many options of nice places where you can enjoy your breakfast taking advantage of the view, and don’t worry I will give you all the tips on the posts to follow, but today I will introduce you to one of the oldest and most famous restaurant for that purpose in Rio, Confeitaria Colombo.

The restaurant is well-known not only for offering nice breakfasts options but mostly for its privileged location in Forte de Copacabana, where you can appreciate a breathtaking view of the Copacabana Beach (with the Sugar Loaf as a bonus), while having your meal.

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Cheap Eat in Ipanema, Beach Sucos : Bom e barato em Ipanema, Beach Sucos

beach-sucos-362l Since traveling abroad already includes several expenses from tickets to transportation and hotel, I often get a lot of questions about were to eat good food for a cheap price in Rio. I won’t lie to you, eating cheap here is getting more and more difficult mission impossible, so to make VST reader’s life easier, I thought it would be nice to have a feature here indicating the best cheap eats in town so you won’t waste any time walking around looking for places. So today, I will be talking about this cheap eat in the heart of Ipanema: Beach Sucos.

Que viajar inclui várias despesas seja de passagens, transporte e acomodação, já sabemos, agora outro fator que tem pesado no bolso também tem sido a comida, já que comer fora esta cada vez mas caro. Constantemente eu tenho recebido perguntas sobre onde comer boa comida por um preço barato no Rio, e eu não vou mentir para você, comer barato aqui está ficando cada vez mais difícil missão impossível! Então, pra tornar a vida do leitor do VST mais fácil, eu pensei que seria uma boa ideia ter uma categoria aqui indicando os melhores restaurantes “bons e baratos” na cidade, pra você não precisar perder tempo andando por aí à procura deles. Então, hoje, eu vou indicar aonde comer bem e barato no coração de Ipanema, no Beach Sucos. Continue reading

Best Churrascarias in town!

foto-5-para-ampliar-churrascaria-porcao-unidades-ipanema Brazillians are widely known for their barbecues and amazing tasty meat cuts (like our delicious picanha). Aside from caipirinhas, açai, and some other things(which are topic for another post), if you are coming to Brazil one thing you have probably heard about before and is dying to try are the Brazilian Steakhouses, as we call here Churrascarias . So if you are coming all the way here I guess you won’t want to miss the opportunity to try it out, right?

And so that you have the best experience while in Brazil, I won’t indicate just any Churrascaria to you, I will tell you the BEST ones in my honest opinion, because even if they can be more expensive than the average, I can assure you that there you pay for what you get, and nobody wants to pay cheaper for something and leave disappointed afterwards right? Continue reading

Looking for a place to eat close to the beach? Look for a Balada Mix Restaurant

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Balada mix restaurants are multiplying all over the town and there is a reason why. The combo fresh great tasty food + reasonable price, makes it in my opinion this restaurant THE BEST option post-beach.

You can find the restaurants in many locations, and some even located a few minutes away from the beach like the ones in Ipanema, Leblon and Barra da Tijuca (beaches you will probably pop in during your stay) which is very convenience to have a late lunch and stay outside on their balcony chatting with your trip buddies.

A rede de restaurantes Balada Mix está se espalhando pela cidade e tem um motivo pra esse sucesso todo. O combo comida gostosa + preço razoável, fazem da rede na minha opinião, a MELHOR opção pós-praia.

Voce pode encontrar filiais em vários bairros da cidade, e algumas lojas à apenas alguns minutos da praia, como as localizadas em Ipanema, Leblon e Barra da Tijuca (praias que voce provavelmente vai visitar durante a sua estadia), o que é bem conveniente pra um almoco mais tardio, fora que voce ainda pode sentar na agradabilíssima parte externa e continuar a conversa sem hora pra ir embora.

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