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Paulista flavour explosion by Bebete!

Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | Views [898]

São Paulo,a city not liked by many so it would seem! The common reaction I got from people, after telling them I was spending five nights there usually went something like this... "WHAT! You're going for that long, why, are you crazy!?" Well that ... Read more >

Tags: brigadeiro, city life, food, high rise buildings, pizza, skyline

Photos: The Brazilian way of life!

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

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It's all about island life!

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | Views [717]

After a nine and a half wait at Rio's bus station, 5am couldn't come around quick enough, i was happy to get on the bus and make my way to the island!Two hours later i arrived in Mangaratiba ready to take the ferry to Ilha Grande.Here i bumped into a ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cachoeira do tobagã, ilha grande, lopes mendes, paraty, trekking, trindade

Colonial Charm

Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | Views [470]

After spending over two weeks along the Brazilian coastline, my next destination was Minas Gerais! A seven hour bumpy journey, on an overnight bus through VERY windy uphill roads took me to my first stop-the colonial town of Ouro Preto.Situated high ... Read more >

Tags: churches, colonial history, cuisine, minas gerais

Life's a beach!

Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | Views [628]

Leaving Rio behind the next stop on my route was Buzios, a quaint coastal town a few hours drive from Rio. After reading in a guidebook that Buzios is to Rio de Janeiro what the Hamptons are to New York I was intrigued to find out what this place was ... Read more >

Tags: arraial do cabo, beaches, boat tours, buzios

Photos: Life's a beach in Buzios

Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Rio,it's been great but farewell for now!

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | Views [671]

My final day in Rio and I'm sad to be leaving but what an insightful six day's it's been.So my first experience of Rio, in keeping with tradition I headed straight to the beach, fortunately for me it's been less than a five minute walk away.The beaches ... Read more >

Tags: beach life, city life, rio

Photos: A lazy day in Leblon and a walk to Ipanema

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Tags: rio de janeiro

It's not always about getting there, its about what you do on your arrival!

Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | Views [720]

Around twenty hours later, two long flights (the first with three screaming children in close range, a strong smell of body odour and the second without any individual tv screens) I've finally made it to Rio! I'd love to say its bright blue skies with ... Read more >



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