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    The 15 best Brazilian movies & TV shows to get you through lockdown

    Brazil has a bit of a reputation for releasing beautifully-produced, limit-pushing productions with compelling storylines. In my view, it doesn’t fall into predictable, over-dramatic plots as often as some of the telenovelas and lower budget films produced in other parts…

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    The best neighbourhoods to stay in Rio de Janeiro

    If you’ve followed our adventures for a while, you’ll know that although we like to travel slowly, we also like to break up our time in a city into stays in different areas so that we get a broader feel…

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    The Beer Guide: Brazil

    Where to start with beer in Brazil? Somewhat of an anomaly among Latin America due to its status as the sole Portuguese-speaking nation and also its sheer size – it accounts for just under half of the population and land … Continue…

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    If we only had 2 weeks: North Brazil itinerary

    We’re lucky enough that our location independent business means that we can travel extra slow. If this is an option to you, we strongly recommend that you take your time, really getting to know and appreciate each country you’re in…

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    If we only had 2 weeks: South Brazil itinerary

    We’re lucky enough that our location independent business means that we can travel extra slow. If this is an option to you, we strongly recommend that you take your time, really getting to know and appreciate each country you’re in…

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    Florianópolis, Brazil: The city with an island escape

    Florianópolis – if you hear it also being called Floripa, please know that that is exactly the same thing – strikes as a strong favourite for travellers in Brazil, and was officially named the best place in Brazil … Continue…

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    Pipa, North-East Brazil’s wild dolphin haven

    Despite the fact that you can swim and kayak with wild dolphins in Pipa (yeeeah you read that right), it isn’t as world famous as we would expect. However, it’s still a very popular holiday town, with a very developed…

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    The highs and lows of 3 months in Brazil

    As July 2019 draws to a close, we’ve now sadly come to the end of our first trip to Brazil. We have no doubts whatsoever that we’ll be back for more one day, and we’ve already built up quite a…

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    Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso’s waterfall capital

    Chapada dos Guimarães, a town nestled in a national park of the same name, is not yet popular with international tourists – or even with tourists from other Brazilian states – and instead is mostly a weekend retreat for people…

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    Curitiba, Paraná: Brazil’s most sustainable green city

    Curitiba, Brazil, is a melting pot with a really interesting history. First, were the Tupi-Guarani indigenous people of the region, then came the Portuguese, then in waves came the Germans, the Ukrainians, the Italians the Polish, the Russians, the Japanese,…

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    Arraial do Cabo; Brazil’s answer to the Caribbean?

    Known as the Brazilian Caribbean, this fantastic little town is surrounded by white sands and turquoise waters in every direction. Arraial do Cabo beaches are famed for their beauty, and we completely, utterly, unequivocally understand why. We were probably expecting…