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Aguas de Bonito Hotel Pousada

Bonito has a lot of cheap hostels to fit the backpacker budget, but I wanted something more while staying in such a picturesque place. Enter the Aguas de Bonito Hotel with all of its charm and beauty that fits within the Bonito landscape. Complete with 30 rooms, meeting room, gym, …

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Visual Highlights from Brasilia (18 Photos)

Unique architecture, good food, great friends, cool cloud formations and beautiful sunset boat rides sums up my five-day trip to Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil. Brasilia is such an interesting place, from the airplane-like urban layout to the diversity of its people, I really enjoyed my time exploring the …

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A Brazilian Music Guide from Freaky to Fancy

It’s 4:15AM on a Sunday morning and the party is hitting that pivotal moment; do I have what it takes to rally or is it time to throw in the towel? Fortunately on this particular night, two lovely brunettes and a provocative Brazilian song made that decision for me. While …

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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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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 …

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