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Travelling To Rio for the Olympics? Check Out These 3 Essential Guides

A brand new guide by The Hunt series has all the updates and low-downs on Rio de Janeiro just in time for the games; guides from Louis Vuitton and Luxe are excellent alternatives.

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this August, luxury travel book series The Hunt adds the city to their collection of print travel books. The book, written by resident guide Tom Le Mesurier, features over 100 quirky finds and hotspots to visit as well as recommendations for interesting dining concepts, lifestyle experiences and art spaces that Rio has to offer, categorised by neighbourhood.

Swipe left to right or use the arrow keys to navigate: sneak a peek at the sights of Rio de Janeiro.

The Hunt: Rio de Janeiro can be purchased on Amazon.com and from selected bookstores at $20. For more information, visit www.gatehousepublishing.com.

(RELATED: 7 things you should know about the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.)

Cover All Your Bases

Make your travel experience to the Cidade Maravilhosa (the Marvellous City, a reference to Rio) unique with insight from these further two travelogues.

Luxe: Rio de Janeiro

Luxe’s guidebook details the picturesque destination and provides insight on the vibrant cityscape of Rio. For those armed with a smartphone (and overseas data plan), Luxe’s mobile-friendly website sheds more light on both postcard-worthy sites and tourist-free areas. www.luxecityguides.com.

Louis Vuitton: Rio de Janeiro City Guide

Fashion powerhouse Louis Vuitton is not only known for their artsy travel illustrations; they also have comprehensive city guides for the major cities in the world, Rio included. With this, you no longer have to meticulously plan your own itinerary: the book offers five themed travel plans to explore the city on foot. eu.louisvuitton.com/eng-e1/men/books/city-guides.

(RELATED: Check out Louis Vuitton’s latest illustrated Travel Books.)

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