From Our Archive
This story was published before Summer 2021, when we launched our new digital experience.

Surf's Up

Benevolent Spirits

Wine and Spirits

Benevolent Spirits

A selection of alcohol-free mixers and aperitifs for a healthy, holistic cocktail...

The Perfect Cup

Food and Drink

The Perfect Cup

Terra Kaffe’s espresso machine elevates your morning ritual with the press of a...

The New Name in Thai Hospitality


The New Name in Thai Hospitality

With Cape & Kantary, hotelier Tirawan Taechaubol breathes new life into the...

Champion Paulo Dolabella thinks everyone is born to surf—which is just the kind of attitude you want from Rio's top instructor. The 40-year-old teaches private and group classes on Ipanema beach, providing the board, wax, wet suit, and lots of patience and encouragement. He has taught four-year-olds and septuagenarians alike—the only requirement is that you know how to swim. "I love watching people familiarize themselves with the sea," Dolabella says. "Surfing is the greatest therapy for stress." Private hour-long lesson, $30; 55-21/9814-9702;


Let’s Keep in Touch

Subscribe to our newsletter

You’re no longer on our newsletter list, but you can resubscribe anytime.