Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -- Christ The Redeemer statue.
From your front yard to the beach now that is truly living in Paradise. You can find this on Paqueta Island in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro. The island is an auto-free zone, so travel is limited to bicycles and horse drawn carriages.
Copacabana* Rio de Janeiro* Brazil widest street in the world
Rio De Janeiro is a legendary city. The physical beauty of its beaches and mountains is the stuff of picture postcards. Its shops and restaurants are full of delightful surprises.