Brazilian People

Be seduced by Säo Paulo


Lesser known than its bronzed, beach-laden cousin Rio, Brazil's Säo Paulo is poised to high style its way onto a global stage; go now and shop 'til you drop writes Oliver Marshall.

Tuesday, 9 October, 2012, 9:58am

Long-distance call

Thronged with surfers and sunbathers, and decorated with two large characters for 'Macau', a thriving Chinese-owned snack bar seems strangely out of place in the suburbs of Salvador, northeastern Brazil.

14 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Style meter


Cuffed trousers

Breathe new life into old pairs by rolling up the bottoms et voila!

Studded belts

Burberry has some very hip styles.

Cut-off denim shorts

They look fab with a tunic and sandals, and they're much cooler than a frayed denim miniskirt.

Lace tights

29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am



Lonely Planet


'Emerald seas', 'breathtaking views', 'astounding variety' - welcome to the cliche-rich, hype-heavy world of the modern backpack guidebook.

Somebody should impose a ban on gushing.

2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Marisa Monte

Macau Cultural Centre

June 5, 8pm

Brazilian Marisa Monte makes a rare Asian appearance next month in Macau, and it's an excursion worth making to hear one of the world's finest and most distinctive voices.

'It's like the wind: soft, gentle, and caressing, but it messes with everything in its path,' said The New York Times' critic Larry Rohter.

24 May 2007 - 12:00am

The House of Sand

The House of Sand

Starring: Fernanda Montenegro, Fernanda Torres, Seu Jorge

Director: Andrucha Waddington

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am