Why You Should Travel to Rio de Janeiro for Christmas

People often state that Christmas, or any other religious holiday for that, matter is a boring time to be traveling alone in Latin America.

I spent Christmas 2002 in Rio de Janeiro and did not notice much of a difference from other times of the year.

Sure, a few businesses were closed. Some clubs closed for two weeks before the actual holiday. However, most restaurants and social venues remained open.

On Christmas Day, I actually expected the worst. A ghost town, for sure. Instead, there were other tourists milling about Copacabana all day. Most popular bars and restaurants opened by the evening.

Therefore, if you have plans to go to Rio during the holidays, do not let negative stories online thwart your desires. I was there through Christmas and New Years of 2002 and had a blast.

She was in Rio for Christmas!

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You should know that the stories about Rio being dead are false because on New Years Eve, millions of people congregate on the beach.  Where do they come from, if nobody is in town?

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