Christmas

This Christmas, look beyond the wassail and hot chocolate and find inspiration for an incredible cocktail party with drinks from around the world

Time to drink and be merry. And if you happen to leave a cup of Coquito out for Santa, you’ll definitely end up on the good list next year.This Christmas, look beyond the wassail and hot chocolate and find inspiration for an incredible cocktail party with drinks from around the world. Whether you’re whipping up a batch of hibiscus [...]





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Playing Soccer in São Paulo

Travel + Leisure special correspondent Peter Jon Lindberg just returned from 12 days in Brazil. Here’s what he found. PJL: The highlight of my trip to Brazil was seeing a Corinthians futebol game at São Paulo’s beloved Pacaembu Stadium, an Art Deco landmark built in 1940.   Alongside Rio de Janeiro’s Flamengo club, Corinthians are [...]



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Live In Salvador da Bahia

Bahia, the spiritual center of Brazil, emerges from obscurity with a spruced-up colonial quarter and a powerful backbeat IT SEEMS ONLY RIGHT THAT THE FIRST THING I DO UPON ARRIVING in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil’s City of All Saints, is take a leap of faith: I let a stranger tie a ribbon around my wrist. I’d seen these ribbons [...]


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Brazilian Capoeira

To attract less-acrobatic types, Miami Beach’s Crunch Fitness (1259 Washington Ave.; 305/674-8222) and New York’s Chelsea Piers (W. 23rd St. at West Side Hwy.; 212/336-6000) use a modern version of the centuries-old sport that targets every muscle Replica IWC Portuguese Watches of the body. Capoeira, a Brazilian martial [...]