There’s more to Rio than Carnival... stick to the waterfront on Copacabana beach
Yes, Rio has its famous carnival, in case you were wondering what to do with those spare sequins. But the rest of the year there's still plenty to celebrate in the former Brazilian capital - knock back a couple of caipirinhas, made with cacacha, the local sugar cane spirit, and hit the city's Lapa district. Run-down by day, Lapa is home to the best nightlife in the city.
Or stick to the waterfront at Copacabana beach, whether you fancy a drink, some night football or can't quite bring yourself to move after a day strutting your stuff in a string bikini. And while your body's looking its best...
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