Visiting Rio and not seeing Copacabana beach is like skipping the Opera House on a first visit to Sydney
It's not as well known as Brazil's other big natural drawcard, the Amazon, but it's just as impressive.
When there's a full moon this town turns on the water works.
From the best drink to the best beach, here are 10 things to try in Rio de Janeiro.
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From local cuisine to rock scrambling to hang gliding - here's much more to Rio than beaches.
Brazilian beaches are a backyard for the rich and favela-dwelling alike, for people of every shade and every shape, and without a shred of self-consciousness.
Home of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil has always been a hot destination. But now it's even hotter. From the party atmosphere and world-famous beaches of Rio de Janeiro to the remote, wild jungle around the Amazon river, Brazil offers adventures to suit all kinds of travellers. It's the world's fifth largest country by both population and geography, so there's plenty to explore.