Welcome to Macumba Beach

The last beach in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Praia da Macumba, rio cvb, by Jean Jacques Limbourg

Praia da Macumba

Recreio translates in English to “school recess” and is an old town that used to be out of the way, from Rio. Favorite area of surfistas is now a prime zone for real estate development and becoming a bedroom community of Rio with Barra de Tijuca just 10 km up the road. There are 2 […]

Serra da Balanca Brazil

Challenging Your Dreams – Overlanding Brazil

Grace Downey, a Physical Education teacher from Sao Paulo was involved with scouting since her childhood, she hooked-up with Robert Ager, from London,  he also taught Physical Education (except in England) until deciding to move to Brazil in 1995. They shared a dream and a challenge because independently they had both always loved traveling and […]

Kitesurfing Brazil

Kitesurfing Brazil

The terms kiteboarding and kitesurfing are interchangeable, and there are different styles of kiteboarding, including freestyle, freeride, downwinders, speed, course racing, wakestyle, jumping and wave-riding. In 2012, the number of kitesurfers has been estimated by the ISAF and IKA at 1.5 million persons worldwide (pending review). Kitesurfing Brazil has been a frontrunner in the growth […]

Barra da Tijuca

Trump Hotel Rio de Janeiro

NEW YORK – TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION, the next generation of luxury hospitality, and LSH Barra S.A. announce the development of Trump Hotel Rio de Janeiro. Located in the posh Jardim Oceanico sub-district of the famous Barra da Tijuca borough and facing one of Rio’s most magnificent beaches, the 13-story, 171-guestroom Trump Rio will be TRUMP […]