This Brazilian Artist Shares Her Top Rio Hotspots

Lauren Powell
by Lauren Powell

There’s no better recommendation than a local’s recommendation, so thanks to Brazilian artist Ana Strumpf, those sports enthusiasts currently supporting our gold medal quest at the Rio Olympics will now get the opportunity to navigate the vibrant city like a native. In celebration of the Games, the renowned illustrator and creative director has collaborated with iconic Australian fashion brand, Sportscraft, to create an exclusive print for a Rio-inspired travel collection, and has fittingly shared her insider travel tips for the dynamic destination. Whether you’re lucky enough to be visiting the South American city now, or if it’s gracing your bucket list, be sure to take a cue from Strumpf and eat, shop, see, and enjoy the best of Rio as a local would. Scroll on for the ultimate travel guide to Rio.  

Muggia Atelier

“Here at Muggia Atelier you’ll find super-cute fashion and handmade accessories.”

Rua Lopes Quintas


Lugar Babel

“This street in the neighbourhood of Leblon has an array of great shops on it and is a must-visit.”

Frey Kalioubi

Frey Kalioubi is a multi-brand store for up and coming Brazilian designers.”

Casa Mosquito


Casa Mosquito

Casa Mosquito is Rio’s first beachside boutique hotel where vivacious Copacabana melts into chic Ipanema. A place where design and luxury blend with a taste of a more authentic Rio.”

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