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How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Rio

This post isn’t for everyone but for those who are in need of renewing (or extending) their tourist visa here in Rio de Janeiro, I hope this helps. It has been almost 90 days since I arrived in Rio and that means it was time to take a trip to …

SugarLoaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

Rio Favorites – Sugarloaf Mountain

A trip to Rio de Janeiro isn’t complete without a visit to the world famous Sugarloaf Mountain. Located in the quiet neighborhood of Urca, this iconic mini-mountain is home to some of the most beautiful views in all of Rio. There are actually two levels, Morro da Urca (Urca Hill) and …

FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil

FIFA 2014 World Cup Update: 65 Days

The dust has finally settled after Carnival in Brazil and now all sights are set on the FIFA World Cup this summer! The buzz here in Rio is an interesting mix of excitement and dread, with a heavy coding of nervous anticipation on all sides. While World Cup sponsors have …

Robbed in Rio

Robbed in Rio

99 out of 100 times I look around before I take my phone out in public. 99 out of 100 times I put my back against a wall or object if I have it out for any longer than a quick snap. 99 out of 100 f#¢&ing times I’m aware, …

Parque Lage Mansion in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Rio Favorites – Parque Lage

Rio de Janeiro has a million and one things to do in and around town so I decided to start creating short videos (T2T Quickies) to feature some of my favorites. If you like the idea, please don’t hesitate to like, comment and subscribe to my second YouTube Channel, Travel …

Brazil Movies

10 Must See Brazilian Movies

Before I moved to Brazil, I filtered my Netflix and searched the Internet for Brazilian movies and documentaries to gain some perspective on life here in Brazil. Although many of the Brazilian movies were based on drug trafficking, poverty and favelas (much like Colombian movies), I managed to find a …

Brazil Carnival 2014 in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil Carnival – Highlights from Sambadrome

Carnival in Brazil is celebrated all over the country, especially in Salvador de Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, however, the most famous visuals from carnival come from the Sambadrome (Sambodromo) stadium here in Rio, where samba schools from all over the city compete in a two day parade to determine …

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