Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

How to Catch a Piranha

After a peaceful arrival into the Pantanal the night before, my first day in the Brazilian wetlands was exactly that, wet. It poured for the better part of the morning and our planned jeep safari and eco-hike turned into a drunken refugee camp. We circled around a shop table with …

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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 …

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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, …

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Brazil Football: Things to Know About Soccer in Rio de Janeiro

(Click here if you can’t watch this video on your device) Your team is chosen for you as a birthright and from that moment forward you support those “colors” like a badge of honor. In many cases, you actually tattoo that badge of honor to your arm, back or chest …

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How To Find Cheap Flights to Brazil

The task is tedious but the results are substantial if you have a little time and patience. With these quick tips you can save a ton of money on flights to Brazil for the World Cup and anywhere else in the world for that matter. 1. Sign-up for Fare Alerts …

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