Tag: Rio de Janeiro

Putting a Cap on the Cup: The End of My World Cup Journey

I had no idea that my World Cup journey, which began by cheering alongside the Argentines at my favorite futbol hideaway in NYC (which features a literal shrine to Maradona) on the first Sunday of the tournament, would end with me marching alongside those same fans into Maracana, the most sacred of all futbol ground,… Read More

“Black Nights” at Pedro do Sal

Pedro do Sal, Brazil held their monthly Baile Black Bom (Good Black Party) in Rio De Janeiro, in celebration of Afro-Brazilian culture. The event which is free for guests from 5 P.M. until midnight features live bands, black fashion, DJs, and literature.  This type of event is an important part of the Brazilian culture.  Pedro… Read More

5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Brazil Even More During The World Cup

  Brazil will host the World Cup this Summer, between Thursday, Jun. 12 and Sunday, July 13. While many of us will be traveling to Brazil to watch the world’s famous soccer players in action, some of us will be going there for entirely different reasons.   Whatever your reason might be, we all agree… Read More