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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.


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.


Rio Round Two

We checked off all of the bucket list touristy things to do in Rio de Janeiro this time. Check our experiences and tips.


Exploring Brazilian Cities – Sao Paulo and Curitiba

I can’t even count how many times other backpackers told us Sao Paulo is just a “boring big city” – and we have proven them wrong! We found the interest and cultural intrigue in Brazil’s most modern and large cities .


Rio New Years Eve

We weren’t going to come all the way to South America and miss the world’s biggest New Years Eve party. We had the absolute best time (along with with 2 million other people) on Copacabana beach.