On the border between Brazil and Argentina, the Iguazu River topples off a basalt ridge and forms the world's largest waterfall. We get up close.
Last year, our editors stayed in an astonishing number of hotels and resorts. Here are five contrasting standouts from 12 months of relentless globe-trotting.
In 2018, Hideaway Report editors discovered an unusual number of exotic far-flung retreats and several exquisite city hotels. Here are their favorites.
Nowhere is perfect, but UXUA Casa Hotel gets awfully close. Our editor spent a few blissful days there on the coast of Bahia, Brazil, taking it all in.
A trip to Argentina and Brazil uncovers two contrasting resorts on Iguazu Falls, one a true hideaway and the other a large hacienda-style hotel.
A trip to South America was fruitful in finding new hotels of a very high standard: One was located two hours from Buenos Aires and the others were in Brazil.
Less than two hours from the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil, our editor finds tranquility in Fasano Boa Vista, a resort of 39 lavish accommodations.
The December 2018 issue of the Hideaway Report covers Argentina, Brazil, Jamaica and the Historic Coast of Florida. We found properties to recommend in each.
Sao Paulo is not typically a destination for leisure travelers. However, the opening of Palacio Tangara, part of the Oetker Collection, may change that.
The culinary scene in Rio de Janeiro has vastly improved over the years. Here are six of our editor-in-chief's favorite restaurants.
Travel advisor Victoria Wykoff adores Brazil, with it beaches, botecos and spontaneous parties. She came back from her third visit more in love than ever.
The popularity of river cruises seems to be increasing exponentially, with new boats on the rivers of France, Botswana and the Amazon.
From the coast of sunny Southern Brazil are three summer cocktail recipes from the Ponta dos Ganchos resort.
Believing that a dining experience is reflective of a restaurant’s ambiance, restaurateur Rogério Fasano has created a sumptuous atmosphere.
Enjoy this travel guide to Rio de Janeiro with tips, recommendations and ideas for where to eat, stay and shop.
In this interview, our editor-in-chief shares travel tips and insider knowledge on what every traveler should do when visiting the country of Brazil.
Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. Here are the properties that Andrew Harper selected in South America.
With the culmination of the World Cup and the Olympics on Rio’s horizon, the city is ramping up with a litany of new and renewed landmarks. Last year, the “City of the Arts” was freshly inaugurated to house the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra.
Strangely, Brazil offers no equivalents to the riverboats on the Peruvian Amazon operated by Aqua Expeditions, which offer sophisticated levels of comfort and cuisine.
The Iguaçu Falls are often compared to Niagara and Victoria falls, but arguably, they are more spectacular than either, being taller than the former and wider than the latter.
Despite the fame of Rio’s hedonistic culture and the country’s more than 4,500 miles of mostly tropical coastline, Brazil has surprisingly few beach resorts of an international caliber.
Until recently, the culinary scene in Rio was not highly regarded, the oft-repeated joke being that the only way to eat well was to catch a plane to São Paulo.
Brazil is famous for its sapphires and emeralds. However, Francesca Romana Diana crafts her jewelry from indigenous semiprecious stones.
Located at the foot of the Corcovado and part of Tijuca National Park, Rio’s Botanical Garden is among the finest in the world.
On a sunny day, there are times when Rio de Janeiro really does become the Cidade Maravilhosa, the “Marvelous City,” a place where nature is resplendent, the climate is benign, and the people are startlingly beautiful.
São Paulo is Brazil’s largest city, with a population of about 11 million, and lies a 40-minute flight (270 miles by road) southwest of Rio.
Around this time of year, the Travel Office’s phones start to ring with calls from people who want to go “somewhere warm” for the holidays. Alas, many of the most obvious destinations have already sold out.
Rio de Janeiro’s most glamorous grand hotel, the Copacabana Palace, recently underwent a $20 million refurbishment program. This included the radical redesign of rooms in the landmark eight-story art deco building.
There is an irrepressible energy in South America drawing all eyes below the equator. Maybe it’s the spark that comes from hosting both the World Cup and the Olympics, as Brazil will be doing in 2014 and 2016, respectively.
Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Palace will celebrate its 90th birthday next year following an extensive six-month, $20 million renovation.