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Read Our Guest Post of The World Reviewer Today!

My guest post on my hang-gliding experience in Rio last winter was featured on the World Reviewer today. Read all about it here. Enjoy the weekend! ...

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Samba in Rio

On my first night in Rio, I met 5 friendly Brazilian girls from Porto Alegre in my dorm at the hostel. After chatting for a while, they asked me to join them that night. They were going to Carioca da Gema, a famous Samba club in Lapa (Rio). And so, after meeting up with my friend Eric who I had met in Manaus the previous week, we went to go meet up the girls! Check out the vibe in Carioca da Gema. I suggest ...

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Hang-Gliding in Rio

Rio de Janeiro is a city filled with places to see and things to do: ride on the cable car of Pão de Açúcar, watch the sunset from Arpoador, bike-ride around the lagoa, hop on a tram in Santa Teresa, visit the National Park of Tijuca, party in Lapa and of course, sunbathe on the famous beaches of Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema and Leblon. But what better way to experience Rio than from a bird-eye view?  This bei ...

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Reveillon 2010 in Rio

As I think back at my 3 weeks in Brasil, I try pinching myself to make sure it wasn't all a dream. The Amazon, Rio & Bahia, 3 weeks in 3 totally different places... and must I mention that I had the time of my life. It's hard to believe this trip finally happened, after almost 2 years of waiting. And I can reassure you that I will be returning in the near future. A special moment during the trip was def ...

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