NYT on carnaval in a smaller town

The Frugal traveller hits the small time, with a visit to the colonial town of São Luiz do Paraitinga.


Rio Carnaval winner announcement in progress

Grupo especial escola scores being announced now. Portela, Vila Isabel, and Tijuca all have perfect scores so far...


RINGTONES: Doce de Coco e Rosa

Make a smartphone way better with Doce de coco (Jacob do Bandolim recording) and/or Rosa (performed by Pixinguinha).