Tagged: Rio


#Travel: Rio gets UNESCO world heritage status

Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN’s list of world heritage sites Tuesday in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches. The UN cultural body, UNESCO, highlighted...


King Momo kicks off Rio Carnival

Under a shower of confetti, portly King Momo on Friday officially kicked off Rio’s famed Carnival, a five-day extravaganza that will climax in spectacular weekend parades of top samba schools. Milton Rodrigues da Silva,...