When Fluminense and Vasco, two fierce, Brazilian rivals go head-to-head, the match is trumped by the spectacle of the crowd. Such passion, such emotion, and such unbridled swearing (for those that can lipread Portuguese). This is an experience that no one who travels to Rio should miss.
Every year at the end of February, travelers flock to Brazil to witness the outrageously elaborate festivities during Carnivale.
With 60 beaches to choose from, colonial architecture, local folklore and traditional fishing villages, discover Brazil's "Island of Magic".