My 10 Rio Favorites: Tony Azevedo
We asked national team captain and Rio-born water polo star Tony Azevedo about his favorite things in-and-around Brazil’s most famous beach metropolis.
What I like best about Rio: Definitely, the beach life!
Favorite Neighborhood: Lagoa
Can't Miss Restaurant: Aprazivel in Santa Teresa. Amazing!
Favorite Thing to do as a Tourist: Sugarloaf Mountain. Views can’t be missed.
Favorite Thing to do as a "Local": Samba dance in the Lapa neighborhood
Best Beach: Prainha (past Barra de Tijuca). Prainha means “little beach.”
Coolest Weekend Getaway from Rio: Angra dos Reis or Buzios. Both are winners.
Brazilian Food I Love the Most: Acarajé, a popular street food fritters; also pao de queijo (Brazilian cheese bread) & vinagrette for my meat
Flip-Flops, Leather Sandals, Barefoot or Espadrilles? flip flops!
Besides Water Polo, what venue is a must-see in Rio? Maracanã stadium
Portuguese phrase everyone should know: Belleza (everything's cool)
Must-have item to wear: Definitely the HARDCORESPORT Pursuit SuitEmail Address Invalid. Please enter an email address in the format: email@example.comAdd a Comment
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