Taking advantage of the beaches in Rio is what every tourist dreams of… Watching the waves come in and then recede int0 the frigid waters kissing Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, or Sao Conrado. The beautiful people walking up and down the beach, playing footvolley or tanning on their colorful *cangas. These are the things dreams are made of. But what should a person wear to the beach? What should they bring? What should they do? In this series we will talk about beach etiquette. Yes, there are rules…. but once you know and understand them, the beach is full of endless possibilities….
Read Teeney Weeney Brazilian Bikini, Speed-Oh!, Cooler Than Coolers, Vendor Bender, H2O, and Posto Which-O? for more information.
*Cangas are what Brazilians use on the beach instead of towels. They are thinner and wider and resemble large scarves and are often used as dresses, handbags and shawls. Cangas are great for men and women on the beach because the don’t collect sand in the fibers.