All of the information I wish someone would have been candid enough to share with me before moving to Brazil.

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One of the 7 Modern Wonders of the World, you don’t want to miss the Christ on your trip to Rio.

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I needed a Yellow Fever Vaccine to travel to Costa Rica from Brazil, and I got it (for FREE!) at a Posto de Saude. Read how!

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Save yourself the trouble and skip the duds to cut straight to the best of what Rio de Janeiro has to offer.

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The struggle is real for an awkward American girl in one of Latin America’s sexiest cities.

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From under $10 and up to $100, all of these best hotels and hostels in South America share one thing in common: VALUE.

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While you’ve got a month before you need to SERIOUSLY consider your New Year’s Eve plans, some of you might already be getting a jump on things… not that I plan my NYE plans like…

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After a little over a year in Rio de Janeiro as an expat, here are my top realizations about the city that I wouldn’t have picked up on as a tourist. Some are silly, some are…

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A plea to the least pleasant part of Rio de Janeiro: its men.

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Whether in Thailand, in Brazil, in the United States or on the moon, Thanksgiving for me means an attitude of gratitude and a gathering of friends and food. (and wine)

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