Brazil Hotel Review: Iguacu Falls

Brazil Hotel Review: Iguacu Falls

Destination: Iguaçu Falls, Brazil Hotel Name: Rafain Palace Hotel & Convention Centre Type: Resort, Family Hotels ___________________________________________

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6 Tips for Safety in Brazil

6 Tips for Safety in Brazil

Expressions of worry and panic are the types of reactions I got when informing others that I was going to Brazil. Once I went on to explain that I was going alone, the worry began to fade and utter confusion set in, because apparently, it was inconceivable that I could even do such a thing. […]

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Banking in Brazil: Travel Tips

Banking in Brazil: Travel Tips

Common sense dictates that travellers should always be equipped with multiple means of accessing funds in case of emergency while abroad. However, as we travel more frequently and the occurrence of banking mishaps remains nonexistent, we tend to get overconfident and forget about the travel banking dos and don’ts. Take for example, someone like myself: […]

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Samba for the Soul in Brazil

Samba for the Soul in Brazil

Brazilians possess an innate rhythm and an unbelievable ability to move their bodies to the rapid beats of samba – something that is far beyond comprehension for an average North American such as myself, though I’ve concluded that the only reasonable explanation is that they must have a couple of extra joints in their bodies. […]

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6 Ways to Experience Rio de Janeiro

6 Ways to Experience Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is a vivacious country bustling with energy, and it’s no secret that Rio de Janeiro is its pulse. A visit to Rio is a great way to experience Brazil, and will undoubtedly leave you wanting more. The list of things to do in Rio seems endless, so here are six important “must-dos” to guarantee […]

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My Introduction to South America

My Introduction to South America

Leading up to my Brazilian adventure, I wondered how South America was going to compare to the rest of my travel experiences. Up until Brazil, my travels had taken me through Australasia, Europe, North America and the Caribbean, rendering me a complete stranger to South America.

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