Archives, Pro Tips and Guides, South America

A Weekend Guide to Sao Paulo

Way back when in my first few months of Brazil, I had the awesome opportunity to go to the mega city of Sao Paulo for a weekend with my program after my intensive classes were complete. Technically it was "for free" but we all know it was indirectly paid for by my insane tuition fees.… Continue reading A Weekend Guide to Sao Paulo

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My European Whirlwind: Tips on How I Planned It

Hello again everyone! Hope you all are enjoying the warm sun and taking advantage of all the fun summer brings. As some of you know, I took advantage of some European sun this month and went on a dreamy twenty day vacation across the pond. I know some of you think its crazy to do… Continue reading My European Whirlwind: Tips on How I Planned It

Archives, Pro Tips and Guides, South America

Ultimate Guide to Rio de Janeiro

Hey kids! Hope you all are having great weeks, mine's been a bit emotional. My year-long journey in Rio has come to an end and my heart is just a bit confused. But, in light of that, I want to give you my insider knowledge to the city of Rio de Janeiro and how best… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Rio de Janeiro

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Another Patagonia Guide

So, you're thinking about going to Patagonia? Well, you've come to the right place. With the sweeping mountain views, glaciers, and crystal blue lakes, this region offers some of the best natural wonders in the world! Pictures simply will not do it justice, which I learned after taking about ten thousand of them... I continuously… Continue reading Another Patagonia Guide

Archives, Culture, Pro Tips and Guides, South America

Brazilian Favelas and How Foreigners Should Treat Them

So, if you're reading this post you may be thinking "what the heck is a Favela?" Well, if you ever want to or are thinking of soon visiting Rio de Janeiro, favelas are am important part of Brazilian culture to be aware of. First things first, a favela is first and foremost a neighborhood. These are… Continue reading Brazilian Favelas and How Foreigners Should Treat Them

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The Ultimate Three-Day Guide to Bariloche, Argentina

  Hello everyone! It's good to be able to sit down and write again! I was worried I wouldn't  have the opportunity to write until I got home because my computer decided to not work for over a week. Alas, it now has decided it is ready again and has allowed me to actually open… Continue reading The Ultimate Three-Day Guide to Bariloche, Argentina