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Rio De Janeiro

Images of beautiful bodies on Copacabana and Ipanema beaches haven't done Brazil's tourism image any harm.

Travel Insider

So, who wants to go to Brazil?

Jane E Fraser Will the World Cup host nation have more luck with tourism than it did on the pitch?

Brazil

Trim and tanned: Why Rio is really a daytime city

A woman plays soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro

Despite its party reputation, Rio is a daytime city. Obsessed with health and good looks, locals work hard to keep tan and fit.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Geraldine Turner

Geraldine Turner

Nina Karnikowski Four-wheel driving in Zimbabwe was a fabulous adventure for Geraldine Turner.

Travel Insider

Meet a girl from Ipanema: the songs that created tourist hotspots

Girl on Ipanema beach

Jane E Fraser How many travellers have added a city to their itinerary purely out of music-induced curiosity?

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Photo galleries

Photos

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2014

Rio Carnival 2014

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the grandest holiday in Brazil, annually drawing millions of people in raucous celebrations.

Photos

Bloco da Lama (mud block) carnival in Rio

Carnival mud party Brazil

Revelers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama (mud block) carnival in on March 1, 2014 Parati, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

How to work your way around the world

Sangduen

If you're looking for more than your everyday itinerary involving must-see monuments and unforgettable hostels, there may be a job in it for you.

Tips

It's your duty: top tips on shopping overseas

Itsy bitsy ... don't even think about hitting Ipanema Beach without first visiting Lenny.

Even if you don't like shopping at home, shopping while travelling has a strong lure.

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Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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