Touring Rio de Janeiro with Rio de Janeiro Now!

With so many tour companies popping up with the major international events happening in Brazil’s main tourist destinations; it’s sometimes hard to know which are reliable and worth the money. Having taken two tours with Rio de Janeiro Now tour company, we can honestly say that it is one of the best ways to see all of the main attractions that the Marvelous City has to offer on a budget. Continue reading

Exploring the Amazon Rainforest with Amazon Backpackers

When most people think of Brazil, the first things to come to mind are jungles, monkeys, and indigenous tribes like those shown on National Geographic. Although there are many modern and large metropolis’ along the coastlines of Brazil, the majority of the interior of the country remains as one with part of the world’s largest tropical rainforest. For those of you with an adventurous spirit and a love of nature, an obvious trip to take while in Brazil would be to this amazing natural setting. Continue reading

Surviving São Paulo’s Public Transportation

São Paulo, the largest city in the Southern Hemisphere, can be very overwhelming especially when one has to figure out how to get from one region to another. Luckily, the city has a pretty good public transportation system that is usually reliable and efficient. However, if you don’t have a basic understanding of how it works or what the unspoken rules/tips are for taking public transportation, the task can seem daunting. Being seasoned public transportation users, we have decided to let you in on the secrets and tricks that make using this megalopolis’ public transit a breeze.

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