The land of golden beaches, lush mountains, Samba and spirited Cariocas (residents of Rio). Rio de Janeiro is not just a destination but an experience of a lifetime.
There’s no other place like Rio—fun yet intense, flirty yet passionate, modern yet historic, you decide which side of the seventh most populous city in the Americas you would like to explore. But no matter, which side of Rio allures you the most, you are sure to return to this fascinating city of carnivals and football over and over again.
If you haven’t made up your mind yet, here are 10 reasons why you should visit Rio de Janeiro right now.