City breaks

Brazil, City breaks, Destinations, Rio de Janeiro, South America

Rio de Janeiro: is it safe?

Thoughts of Rio de Janeiro conjure up an exotic concoction of carnivals, parties, beaches, mountains, sunshine, enormous Jesuses, Olympics… …and crime. Renowned for its gang culture, gun crime and high death rates, the city of Rio is a microcosm of Brazil’s widespread corruption – largely stemming from many of the […]