What to know before you head to a Brazilian beach – what to bring and what to leave at home!

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My decision to teach English as a volunteer has led to the most fun and rewarding experiences of my life.

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Rio de Janeiro definitely isn’t all bad… like the crazy availability of snacks everywhere you turn, how a simple stroll feels like a scene out of Beauty and the Beast. Oh, yeah, and those ridiculously beautiful beaches definitely don’t hurt either.

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My hospital experience in Rio de Janeiro was less than pleasant – do you have any recommendations for going to foreign hospitals?

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I waited almost a week after my symptoms arrived before going to the hospital. NOT SMART!

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Sao Paulo isn’t insanely special or exciting, but there are at least 7 great reasons to visit, especially if you’re an expat in Brazil.

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In search of a Rio de Janeiro getaway with fabulous views and sumptuous suites? Look no further than Rio 180 Hotel in Santa Teresa.

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When is the best time to visit Rio de Janeiro? NOW. Beat the Olympics, take advantage of great weather, but most importantly – capitalize on the record low currency value. For once, Rio is a cheap destination.

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All about the multipurpose magnificence that is the Brazilian canga.

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Understanding the history and problems of Complexo do Alemao through a Teleferico tour with Context Travel

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