Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil

It was an incredible journey for me last year when I headed to Brazil for the football World Cup with my girlfriend Panny Yu. But even better that my parents were coming travelling with us for a week of it! It was my Mum and Dad’s first time to visit South America and I met Read more about Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Octopus Curry in Recife, Brazil

Last week on Friday’s Featured Food I wrote about the Taiwanese hot pot as voted by viewers of the Don’t Stop Living Facebook Page. This week I thought I’d feature the runner up, so we’re back in Recife Brazil. After yesterday’s Thirsty Thursdays from Sao Paulo it’s the second Brazilian article in a row. In Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Octopus Curry in Recife, Brazil[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Rei Das Batidas Cocktail Bar, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Time really flies and it’s already a year since I was in Brazil for the World Cup and enjoyed my second visit to the monster of a city that is Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo is a truly phenomenal sized city, it will take years to explore it and it will take me a lifetime to Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Rei Das Batidas Cocktail Bar, Sao Paulo, Brazil[…]

Best Budget Hotel in Belem, Brazil: Hotel Unidos

You’ll probably remember that I was in Brazil for the World Cup in 2014. I stayed in some great hostels and hotels but also some bad ones! I loved the Hotel Mais in Macapa and the Hostel Green House in Iguazu, but not the Hotel San Francisco on Rio de Janeiro. Towards the end of Read more about Best Budget Hotel in Belem, Brazil: Hotel Unidos[…]

Hostel 76: Awesome New Hostel in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil

You might have read how I’ve now been to the incredible waterfalls of Iguazu twice. I first visited back in 2010 when I toured both the Brazilian and Argentinian side of the Falls before crossing the border into Paraguay. Then during the World Cup 2014 I took Panny, my Mum and Dad to Brazil for Read more about Hostel 76: Awesome New Hostel in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil[…]

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Backpacking in Brazil: Top 5 Things to See and Do in Belem

Throw Belem into anyone’s dreams of backpacking in Brazil and you might get the “where is that?” response. I don’t blame them for asking that. But when you get beneath the surface of a city like Belem you get to know its charm and you realise – these are cool places and you might not Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: Top 5 Things to See and Do in Belem[…]

Backpacking in Brazil: 6 Things We Did On A Quick Stop Over in Belo Horizonte

I actually love quick stop overs and there are a few reasons for it. One reason is you feel obliged to get off your ass and actually see a few sights and get some things done as you know it’s a quick visit to a city you may never be in again and your travel Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: 6 Things We Did On A Quick Stop Over in Belo Horizonte[…]