Rio de Janeiro - The Delaplaine 2017 Long Weekend Guide

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About the author

Andrew Delaplaine

Delaplaine lives on South Beach, Miami’s Billion Dollar Sandbar.

He writes in widely varied fields: screenplays, novels (adult and juvenile) and journalism. He also has a series of Long Weekend Guides covering some 70 cities around the world.


He writes several series:

The “JACK HOUSTON ST. CLAIR” political thriller novels.

THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IV,” a series of novels starring the great-great-grandson of the famous consulting detective.

“THE ANNALS OF SANTOPIA” series, an epic that follows a Santa born in 1900 through to his death 82 years later.

The AMOS FREEMAN police thrillers.

Other novels:

“The Trap Door” follows a boy who is taken back in time to 1594 and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

“The Meter Maid Murders,” a comic look at a detective trying to nab a serial killer on South Beach who only murders meter maids.

Has written and directed three features (one doc, two narrative features), and won several awards for his film work. (See for details).  His latest film, “Meeting Spencer,” starring Jeffrey Tambor, won the prestigious Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay. 


These no-nonsense guides contain Delaplaine’s recommendations and advice for travelers visiting these places for 3 or 4 days.