The latest news on Discovery Hostel and Rio de Janeiro
The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics are right around the corner and constuction is in full force as the city prepares for the main events. Check out the sports and their locations though out the city and state. And stay tuned for more Olympics info to come!
It is hard to believe that just one year ago we started on the journey to create the hostel of our dreams. As avid travelers we were always familiar with hostels and what they were all about. Most travelers think about what it would be like to start a hostel, every now and then. We decided to finally take that big step and make the dream a reality.
Check out or very own Alex as he takes a crazy jump off of Pedra da Gavea, hang gliding his way down to Sao Conrado beach. This definitely makes it into our top 10 list of things you simply must do while in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!
Rio de Janeiro can be notorious pricy and a bit of a shock for those travelers expecting South American prices. Rio and Sao Paulo happen to be the most expensive cities in the western hemisphere with good reason - Brazil is the economic power of the continent, drawing in a steady flow of immigrants looking to make a better living (Read more about this topic at The Rio Times). But none of this should detract you from planning a visit to the Marvelous City. There are plenty of accommodations and activities for any budget - big or small. You can easily cut the costs of your trip in half if you do the research and are able to find the great opportunities that are available! Here are 5 FREE things to do for the budget traveler and those who just like a great deal!