Tag Archives: Brazil

Victoria Falls vs. Iguazu Falls

There’s something about waterfalls that captivates the human mind. Like gazing into a campfire, it’s easy to become mesmerized by a little falling water. Victoria Falls and Iguazu Falls have established themselves as two of the world’s most impressive natural … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Around the World in 100 Days

14 Countries 5 Continents 18 Flights 19 Hostels 40,000+ Miles

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Why it’s so easy to fall in love with Rio Carnaval

It seems pretty crazy to call an event that attracts two million visitors each year a secret. In many places, Rio Carnaval certainly isn’t. However, to the majority of people outside of Latin America, the word “Carnaval” is nothing more than … Continue reading

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What it’s like: Brazilian Favelas

Favela. Even if you don’t know much about Brazil, chances are you are familiar with this word. Like South Africa’s townships, Brazil’s favelas have achieved infamy through the media and films such as Cidade de Deus and Fast and the … Continue reading

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What it’s like: South American long-distance buses

South America is a huge continent. Unfortunately, traveling between destinations here can be very difficult. Trains are rare and for whatever reason, flights are extremely expensive. Because of this, the most common means of transportation is long-distance buses. While some might … Continue reading

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