Urban Travel Blog

Author: Lauren Quinn

Lauren is a California girl who created Bromelia Rio Travel in Brazil. She is a culture diver who thrives off of tropical beaches, delicious food and conversation at a local watering hole. More on Lauren.


Late night Samba parties, local football matches and record-breaking street art... it's all part of our guide to Rio de Janeiro's top secret treasures. Lauren Quinn lets the cats out of the bags.

Somewhere between the passion of the samba and the pain of the system lies the truth of this marvelous city. Lauren Quinn looks at Rio de Janeiro from the inside out… Like a dazzling Hollywood diva in her prime, Rio de Janeiro was once stunning, classy and wealthy. Sadly no…