We know the world isn't getting any smaller, but some of it is certainly getting less expensive to visit. Do you think it's time to, as they say, wake up and smell the coffee? In Brazil? Bridge the World is offering a seven-day package to Rio de Janeiro for pound;649 per person, including taxes and based on two sharing, staying at the Excelsior Copacabana on a bed and breakfast basis. Price includes return international flights with Iberia Airlines from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro. Valid for Easter and summer half-term departures. Details: 0870 444 1726; www.bridgetheworld.com.