My First Overseas Health Scare – Emergency Room in Rio de Janeiro

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

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Rio 180 Hotel Review : Weekend Staycation in Santa Teresa

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?

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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What is a Brazilian Canga?

All about the multipurpose magnificence that is the Brazilian canga.

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Rio Favela Tour – Complexo do Alemao Favela

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

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Hike Rio de Janeiro – Morro do Leme

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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Beaches and Vistas of Buzios, the Best Weekend Trip from Rio de Janeiro

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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What to Buy in Rio de Janeiro (and What NOT to Buy)

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

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7 Things I DON’T Love about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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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Weekend Trip from Rio de Janeiro to Buzios Brazil

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

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