Tag: Rio de Janeiro

300 days to the World Cup: Rio de Janeiro

300 days to the World Cup: Rio de Janeiro

Pedra da Gávea, Río de Janeiro

The silhouette of Pedra da Gávea during a beautiful sunset in Rio de Janeiro.

August 16, 2013 | By More
one more drink, please

one more drink, please

one more drink

On the terrace of the Pestana Rio Atlântica in Rio de Janeiro.

June 4, 2013 | By More
Air Canada is back to Rio de Janeiro

Air Canada is back to Rio de Janeiro

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After more than two decades, Air Canada announces its return to Rio de Janeiro.

The airline plans to operate three weekly flights from Toronto to Rio de Janeiro from March 2014. The route will be served by a B767-300.

Air Canada currently flies from Toronto to Guarulhos International Airport in São Paulo using the same aircraft, a B767-300. From October, a B777 will be used on the São Paulo route.

May 14, 2013 | By More
virtual tour of the Municipal Theatre in Rio de Janeiro

virtual tour of the Municipal Theatre in Rio de Janeiro

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The Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro (“Theatro Municipal”, keeping the old “Th” spelling) offers viewers of its website the chance of touring the building from the comfort of their home. The virtual tour of the theatre includes both the external part of the building and its interior, and can be accessed here.

On the top right corner of the page you will see the silhouette of the theatre with yellow dots scattered around. Click on them to visit the different panoramic views available. The other way of moving around the virtual visit is clicking on the yellow arrows. A voice-over in the English language accompanies the visit.

It is an excellent resource for those who are not familiar with the theatre yet; it will equally delight those who’ve already visited it.

As well as the virtual tour from home, if you are in Rio you can join a guided tour of the building. You can find more information on schedules and prices here.

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April 5, 2013 | By More
Air Canada to fly to Rio de Janeiro

Air Canada to fly to Rio de Janeiro

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Air Canada’s commercial director for Brazil announced recently that in 2014 the airline intends to operate regular flights to the Tom Jobim / Galeão International airport in Rio de Janeiro.

Yet another international route being announced on the eve of the 2014 Soccer World Cup while at the same time keeping an eye on the never-decreasing thirst of the Brazilian domestic market for international destinations for their holidays.

Air Canada flies from Toronto to Guarulhos International airport in São Paulo and from October 2013 it will use a Boeing 777 on the route.

March 26, 2013 | By More