Frommer's Rio de Janeiro Day by Day [With Map] (Paperback)
Frommer's first edition Rio de Janeiro Day by Day is your personal tour guide to the sizzling city of Rio. Specialized tours cater to art and architecture fans or those traveling with kids, while entertainment and nightlife reviews will tell you the best places to sip a caipirinha and listen to samba.
Whether you're an outdoor adventurer or a partier in search of a good time, Rio de Janeiro Day by Day will help you plan a memorable trip. With complete coverage of Carnaval and the city's beaches, extensive hotel, restaurant, and shopping listings, and information on day trips to Paraty, Petropolis, and Buzios, Frommer's Rio de Janeiro Day by Day is the premier guide to the Brazilian city.
Alexandra de Vries is a freelance writer and translator. Born in Amsterdam to a Dutch father and Brazilian mother, Alexandra made her first trip to Brazil at the ripe old age of 1 month (alas, few of her food reviews from that trip survive). In recent years, Alexandra has returned many times to travel, explore, and live in this amazing country. Alexandra also cowrites Frommer's Brazil and Frommer's South America. As a translator, she has translated books on Brazilian icons such as Oscar Niemeyer and Burle Marx.