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Dog Carnival in Rio

Dog Carnival in Rio

The Blocao or dressed up dogs festival attracts 100’s of pooches and their owners

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Rio de Janeiro Celebrates 450th Birthday with Giant Cake!

Rio de Janeiro Celebrates 450th Birthday with Giant Cake!

The enormous cake was made for the lucky citizens of Rio de Janeiro to celebrate its 450th anniversary as a city.

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Launch of the World’s Biggest Floating Christmas Tree

Launch of the World’s Biggest Floating Christmas Tree

In the South American city of Rio de Janeiro to an audience of thousands, the world’s biggest floating Christmas tree has been unveiled. So, yes, in Rio you could say the festive season is well and truly underway! The 280 feet tall and 500 tonne man-made metal monument has taken ten years to build. It […]

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Christ the Redeemer Lightning Damage

Christ the Redeemer Lightning Damage

Repair work has taken place this week on Brazil’s iconic symbol and wonder of the modern world, Christ the Redeemer after a lightning strike directly hit the structure.

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Brazil 2014: England in ‘Group of Death’

Brazil 2014: England in ‘Group of Death’

England drew the short straw, drawing South American champions Uruguay and four time World Cup winners, Italy.