There are many common scams in Brazil, and I experienced one myself. In Arraial do Cabo, I was scammed out of a bit more than 300USD. Learn from my mistake!

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I wasn’t thrilled with Arraial do Cabo as the beaches and weather weren’t great, but there were a few pleasant surprises.

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Want to hike Rio de Janeiro? One of the most convenient trails is hiding in plain sight, at the edge of Copacabana, at Morro do Leme.

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Buzios is the perfect distance away for a weekend trip from Rio de Janeiro, and is the best place to have a car for exploring secluded beaches and secret trails.

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Wondering what to buy in Rio de Janeiro and what to bring from home?

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Rio has amazing beaches, friendly people, and ridiculously good weather. But it’s not all beaches and sunshine in the Marvelous City.

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Buzios Brazil is the perfect weekend trip away from the busy city of Rio de Janeiro.

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The Selaron Stairs are an iconic sight in Rio de Janeiro, though they hold a sad story about the fate of their creator.

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My favorite part of my first place in Rio was the little monkeys that came to visit (er, eat) every afternoon.

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Join me in discussing the results of my weekly challenge, and planning for my next.
Try one new thing a week: to challenge your doubts, push your boundaries, and maybe discover a new favorite.
This week, I report back on the BikeRio bike share program.

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