Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

Slum tours: Traveling off the

Slum tours: Traveling off the beaten path

Slum tours offer travelers an authentic, offbeat look at foreign cultures—and locals a new way to make a living. Vicky Collins | April 2009 issue It’s a bright morning, and I’m picked up at the Copacabana Palace, one of the most splendid hotels along the beach in Rio de Janeiro, where I join Read More...

Video: Taking a tour through B

Video: Taking a tour through Brazilian slums

Slum tours offer travelers an authentic, offbeat look at foreign cultures - and give locals a new way to make a living. These tours, which began in one of the most famous slums of Rio de Janeiro, are beginning to spread to other cities with famous slums, such as Mumbai, Nairobi, and Read More...