Category Archive: Health

Rio’s gyms

Much in fashion over recent years, indoor gyms have flourished, and offer various types of exercise, from weight-lifting to more relaxed exercise, such as Yoga and Pilates.

Rio’s Golf Clubs

Compared to most large cities in the world, Rio has very few golf clubs. The oldest of them is the G├ívea Golf and Country Club, founded in 1926 by a group of Scots… Continue reading

Rio’s zero trash – LIXO ZERO

We all know what happens in Singapore if you drop trash or chew gum, but Rio? Can you imagine the city free of trash?


One of the big differences between the UK and Brazil is that in the UK the hospital most probably comes under the National Health, the equivalent of a public hospital in Brazil, whereas here most people at our level of society (middle class) have a health plan and therefore go to private hospitals.