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Five Astonishing Brazilian Landscapes

If you think that Brazil consists only of sultry white sand beaches and palm trees, think again! Home to some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes, come to Brazil and you’ll also discover majestic mountains, dense Amazonian jungles, rain forests, rivers, waterfalls, sand dunes, swamp lands and more. After all, it’s a country so large […]


Pisou Na Bola, Ryan Lochte. Not Cool.

While the foreign press has been diligently trying to hunt down mosquitoes and murky water to report on, something much fishier has been going down at Rio 2016, and it isn’t floating belly up in Guanabara Bay. The fish, in this case, is a story with enough holes in it to make a slab of […]


Raining in Rio? No Sweat!

Although the carioca would rather not admit it, the sun doesn’t always shine in the Cidade Maravilhosa. To the locals, this climatic phenomenon is referred to as a cold front, no matter if the street thermometers are registering a steamy 35 degrees Celsius (95F) or a teeth-chattering frosty 20 degrees Celsius (69F). Regardless of the […]


Waiting in Line Not Your Cup of Tea? Fique Numa Boa.

The locals, by nature, tend to be extremely open, warm, and friendly. Meet a carioca and within five minutes you become childhood friends. If you should meet a second time, they will probably give you a nickname. And nowhere better to share their inherent gregarious nature than while standing in line. The beauty of the […]