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Northeast Brazil Travel Guide – Get Off the Beaten Path

Northeast Brazil Travel Guide We heard so many great things about Brazil’s northeastern region that we just had to go – and now we are so glad we did! Northeast Read more…


Brazilian Hospitality 

After a full week of partying and drinking in the 40 degree Rio de Janeiro heat for Carnival, it was time to give our livers a rest and hit the road – next Read more…


Brazil to Bolivia by Land – Border Crossing and Transport Guide

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Traveling from Brazil to Bolivia by land can be difficult without the right information. That’s why I wrote this guide with everything you need to know before you tackle this Read more…


Backpacker Budget Tips for Carnival in Rio

Once New Year’s Celebrations come to a halt, many backpackers in South America set their sights on the next big event…Carnival! The most popular destination to celebrate this iconic Latino Read more…


Backpacking in Brazil – Know Before You Go

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These are a few tips that would have saved me a lot of hassle, money, and embarrassment should someone told me before starting our two months of travel in Brazil.


Brazil Highlights: Our Top 15

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After backpacking in Brazil for two months we had tons of amazing experiences! We have managed to narrow them down to our top 15 Brazil highlights including useful info to help you Read more…


So you wanna go to Carnival!?

We thought carnival was a “once in a lifetime” type of experience, but after going we have already talked about returning again one day.


Pre-Carnaval Celebrations in the Vibrant Salvador 

It was a toss up, do we spend Brazil’s biggest and most famous festival in Salvador or in Rio? We chose Rio, but we made sure we spent pre-carnaval in Salvador. Salvador was crazy – in the most unique and culturally vibrant ways you can imagine.


Brazil’s Beautiful National Park – Chapada Diamantina

From our first moments entering the park I thought “this place is sick,” it reminded me so much of Darwin, huge rock formations surrounded by fresh water swimming pools – but without the worry of Crocs (and I don’t mean the tacky shoes nobody should ever wear)!


Robbed in Brazil at Gunpoint

Today we surrendered our valuable things to a robber threatening us with a gun in Brazil.


A Colonial Town Bordering a Beach Haven City – Olinda and Recife

Olinda makes you feel like you have gone back in time – a couple kilometres away Recife is an example of a modern, busy, Northeastern Brazilan city. The convientely neighbouring cities make for a great “two-for-one” travel destination.


The best beach in Brazil? – Pipa

Pipa is a beautiful beachside town on Brazil’s Northeast coast, and shamefully is often missed by tourists. This place is so relaxed and utterly beautiful we will tell you why you need to go there and how to get there.