Rio de Janiero. A city of sexy shenanigans, where a vigilant Cristo watches the sparkling sequins of samba shows and sweaty, barely-clothed beach-goers from above. As much as I love the sand and sun, when my local friend, Rogerio, offers to show me around downtown Rio, I gladly accept his […]
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We’ve all heard about — and probably tasted — French Chardonnay and California Pinot Noir, but the wine industry expands much further and high quality bottles can be found across the globe. New locations for viticulture are currently being developed and old ones are gaining popularity thanks to an international […]
Farming and agriculture are necessary to human survival. Unfortunately, many regions and countries struggle with a lack of supply to meet demand in these industries, with people choosing to abandon rural life in search of urban environments. That being said, the Amazon rainforest has been facing the opposite issue, with […]
For those looking to immerse themselves in culture and the arts on their next getaway, you may want to think about heading to Sao Paulo, Brazil. São Paulo is considered to be the culture capital of Latin America, from its downtown music haven to the diverse array of art galleries […]
I could hear the music blasting from my hostel dorm, addictive rhythms and beats beckoning me out onto the beach. While I hated going to the bar alone, I didn’t know if I would be able to resist. “Want to go get some caiprihias?” I asked the girl on the […]
After spending a few weeks traveling through Brazil, visiting various cities, interacting with locals, sampling the local foods, and doing some forro dancing, I’ve made a few observations about this wonderful culture and country along the way like: They Like To Hug Don’t expect a firm handshake or polite nod […]