How to Be a Carioca: The Alternative Guide for the Tourist in Rio

How to Be a Carioca: The Alternative Guide for the Tourist in Rio
Publisher : Morgan James Pub
Description
An international bestseller since 1992, this is a humorous look at what makes up one of the world's most colorful characters: the Carioca--those charming inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, written by a U.S. native who has made Rio her home for more than thirty-eight years. If you dream of blending in with the locals while visiting Rio, help is at hand. Natives of Rio have a unique way of maintaining an up-beat samba-like swing while dealing with the woes of the day-to-day in paradise. How to Be a Carioca will help any traveler understand the endearing Carioca attitude about life and gives an insider's view into the unique daily rituals of the charming natives who populate this marvelous city.







 
Priscilla Goslin
Graphic designer, pianist, and mother of two grown sons, Priscilla Goslin was born in Minnesota. She has made Rio her home for more than thirty-eight years. Aside from her years in More...