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Zika Virus Update

May 23, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image

Zika continues to be a daily news headline, as the virus (carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito specifically) spreads across the Pacific Islands, the Caribbean and Central and South America. When we first reported on the virus back in February (click here to read the post), documented cases existed only in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, El [...]

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Top 10 Brazil Dining Experiences

May 11, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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A diverse melting pot of European, African and pre-Columbian indigenous peoples, Brazil is a highly multiethnic destination where cuisine can vary widely by region. However, one thing remains consistent from the southern border with Uruguay to the Northern Amazon basin and everywhere in between— Brazilians love to eat, and they consider mealtime sacred. It should [...]

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2016 Rio Summer Games Hotels and Apartments

April 6, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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With just a little more than three months until the 2016 Rio Summer Games descends on Brazil with all the excitement and enchantment befitting an international event of this magnitude, there’s never been a better time to secure your accommodations for August. Whether you’re planning to stay and catch the 2016 Rio Summer Games for [...]

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Top 10 Must See Rio

March 23, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Stretching from the Argentinian and Uruguayan borders in the south to the massive Amazon Basin region in the north, Brazil is the world’s fifth biggest country and the largest nation in South America in both size and population. Although no longer the country’s capital, the bustling coastal metropolis of Rio de Janeiro remains its second [...]

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Best Brazil Beachfront Resorts

March 9, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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As Brazil relaxes its Visa requirement around the upcoming 2016 Rio Games, there’s never been a better time for U.S. and Canadian citizens to visit the world’s fifth largest country, occupying nearly half the South American continent. Whether you’re planning to attend the Games or simply want to avail yourself of the newly expedited entry [...]

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Top 10 Cathedrals of Soccer in Latin America

November 12, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Whether you call it soccer or football, the sport affectionately referred to as “the beautiful game” is the most popular sport in the world. Two of its biggest stars rank in the top 10 highest paid sportsmen. Five out of 10 of the world’s highest attended sports leagues are soccer leagues. And, an estimated 600 [...]

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“The City of Samba” VIP’s video of the year

February 21, 2013 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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“VIP’s Favorite Video of the Year”   Our staff voted on the “Best Video of the Year” and the tally is in! The winner… hands down, was a collaboration by Jarbas Agnelli and the Australian photographer Keith Loutit.  Together they created the short Film “The City of Samba” using a still photography technique that utilized [...]

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Amazing Carnaval Video

October 25, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Rio Carnaval 2011 – Riotur This is the most incredible photography work I have seen yet featuring Rio’s famous Carnival. I was blown away by the fact that this was not shot on Video, but all with Flash photography from many cameras and from many different vantage points. It is truly a great collage of [...]

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