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The Best on Rio on Twitter

The Best of Rio on Twitter

December 8, 2014

Between the personal stories, photos, news, and event coverage, Twitter is a real-time narrative of what’s happening in Rio, right now.

Don’t worry if you don’t understand Portuguese. These Twitter accounts are either in English or heavily visual, where you don’t need to read the text to benefit.

Know a Twitter account we should add to the list? Let us know!

Check out our other posts covering the best of Rio blogs, Rio on Instagram and Rio on Flickr.


Updates on activities and happenings in Rio de Janeiro from the Rio Convention and Visitors Bureau. We especially like their retweets of historical moments in Rio, like Walt Disney filming on a beach in Rio in 1941 and Christ the Redeemer under construction in the 1930s.

Cool! RT @HistoryInPix: Walt Disney filming on a beach in Rio de Janeiro, 1941

— Rio CVB (@RioCVB) November 12, 2014


Lucy is a British freelance writer living in Rio de Janeiro since 2007. She retweets relevant news stories and links to her articles, which cover everything from lunch spots for vegetarians to nightlife.

Heaven-Sent Lunch Spot for Rio Vegetarians and Healthy Eaters

— Lucy Bryson (@NG_RioDeJaneiro) October 22, 2012


The Rio de Janeiro division of the excellent Culinary Backstreets. Restaurant spotlights, tips, and full-length articles on the Rio culinary scene.

Weekend warriors have reclaimed Mondays at Renascença Clube, an Afro-Brazilian social club that welcomes all…

— CB Rio de Janeiro (@CB_Rio) September 16, 2014


In our opinion, Tom Le Mesurier is one of the best English-language bloggers in Rio. (See The Best of Rio Blogs!) His Twitter is also worth following.

I love it when I can call eating 'research'. Lovely acarajé at 1st festival Carioca de gastronomia de rua #food #Rio

— Tom Le Mesurier (@eatrio_net) December 13, 2014


As a visitor in Rio, you might not have time for the daily headlines. However, it can’t hurt to be informed. Stay in the know by following @rioinformer.

#RioDeJaneiro Jessica Ennis-Hill motivated to win gold in Rio de Janeiro: Jessica Ennis-Hill motivated to win …

— Rio De Janeiro Info (@rioinformer) December 16, 2014


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