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2015 Rio Carnival & Samba Parade

2015 Rio Carnival & Samba Parade

The Carnival in Rio is definitely the biggest and most famous, not just in Brazil but in the whole world. It is also the most visited. Hence Rio is dubbed the Carnival Capital of the Globe. Rio Carnival’s highlight is the Samba Parade. We suggest you go to a few balls – especially the Gay […]

Rainbow Rover Does Brazilian Trio

Rainbow Rover Does Brazilian Trio

Rainbow Rover Robert La Bua (robertlabua(at)journalist.com) is from Sydney and recently hit the road in Brazil. He attended the Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade, took a sweet as tour to chocolate-lovers nirvana on the Cocoa Coast, and then made an iconic stop in Rio. Sao Paulo – If you haven’t heard, Sao Paulo has the […]

Brazilian LGBTI Travel Market Soars

Brazilian LGBTI Travel Market Soars

Brazil’s two largest cities, Rio and Sao Paulo, both consistently rank in the top 20 destinations for LGBTI travellers and don’t think that the importance of this fact is being overlooked. Estimates speculate that South American LGBTI tourism dollars will hit the $23 billion dollar mark with a huge percentage of that flowing directly into […]

Sao Paulo Pride – This May/June

    If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear the heat sizzling around you. The tall buildings, beautiful people and infectious spirit start to take over, and you realise one thing – you’re in Brazil, baby! And this May 30 – June 3, there will be no hotter spot than the streets of […]

Carnival in Rio – This February

If you listen closely you can almost feel it, the warm breeze blowing across your glowing skin as you sit, sipping on a caipirinha on Brazil’s beautiful coastline with the sounds of samba streaming from behind.  Well, it’s time to stop dreaming and make it a reality because Carnival 2013 kicks of this February and there […]

Feel the Brazilian Heat with Rio Pride – November 13-18

Feel the Brazilian Heat with Rio Pride – November 13-18

This November 13-18, the heat that you’ve been longing to feel will overwhelm you as Rio’s Famous Pride Parade hits the scene. With colourful costumes, fabulous floats and perfectly sculpted bodies, Brazil is calling and you won’t want to miss it! With events catering to all walks of the gay lifestyle, the party reaches a […]

Video: Gay Pride Sao Paulo Brazil

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IGLTA Symposium Florianopolis

By Roy Heale When most people think of a vacation in Brazil then Rio and Sao Paulo are the two destinations that first come to mind. But there is a holiday gem in Brazil that has yet to be discovered by tourists outside of South America—Florionopolis. Creating awareness of alternative vacation destinations is one of […]

OUT There Starts Here

Rainbow Rambler on Travel Photography

Tip: When visiting a new land, listen to the locals, listen to your fellow tourists, put down your cameras and just be. Anyone who’s been to the Louvre in Paris or Borobudur Temple in Java will have seen that kind of tourist who walks around everywhere with their selfie-stick phone or camera in front of […]

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