Archives June 12, 2012

estilo: Beyond the Bikini

Take a glimpse into Paula's Estilo – "style" in Portuguese – as we take you
beyond the bikini and into what inspires the ViX lifestyle. From behind-the-scenes moments
to Paula's own interpretation on luxury living, ViX is more than just a bikini.

Destino Brasil – Valentine’s Day in Brasil

June 12th, 2012

In Brasil, Valentine’s Day or Dia dos Namorados is celebrated on June 12th. Like Americans, Brasilians celebrate with romantic dinners, flowers, candies and gifts. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on June 12th instead of February 14th because Brasilian Carnaval serves as the country’s main event during February or March.

Kopenhagen Chocolates are the country’s go to candy, similar to Godiva chocolates in the US. Couples will often exchange gits and go on special dinner dates. One swoon worthy destination for Rio locals is Térèze of Hotel Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro. Helmed by French Chef Damien ...