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Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil

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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! …

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

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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 …

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

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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, …

Best Budget Hotel in Belem, Brazil: Hotel Unidos

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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 …

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

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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 …

Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

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I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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