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Where to Stay in Macapa, Brazil: Hotel Mais

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First things first – Macapa in northern Brazil is not a backpacker type place. However it is a really really cool raw Brazilian city to check out and we totally loved touring the city – special moments were crossing the …

15 Different Places I watched the World Cup Knockout Matches

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You may have read my post on 41 places I watched the World Cup first round matches. This is the sequel and the final part as my journey round South America took me to a few more places on my …

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Staying in the Hostel Green House: The Coolest Hostel in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

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Down the years I have stayed in some completely cool, crazy and quirky hostels and one of these days I’ll get a top 10 hostels typed up. The last year has undoubtedly seen me stay in about 30 – 40 …

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Backpacking in Brazil: Top 9 Things to See and Do in Fortaleza

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I had a stop over in Fortaleza in 2011 and I had no idea what impact or importance that stop over would have for me. In the end, I had to wait just over 3 years to find out and …

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41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far

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The World Cup is just crazy. As a massive football fan, it’s taken me 34 years to finally make it to a World Cup and see the atmosphere for real in Brazil 2014 and it’s just incredible. However I have …

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Backpacking in Brazil: Top 4 Things to see and do in Macapa, Brazil

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Macapa is hardly the most well known backpacking city in Brazil. But that’s where I found the charm in this place, which acted as our gateway to French Guyana having spent 4 days in Fortaleza. Macapa sits on the mouth …

Where to Stay While Backpacking in Fortaleza, Brazil: The J Sun Hostel

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As the World Cup hits Brazil for undoubtedly the craziest party of my lifetime, we decided to kick things off in the city of Fortaleza. We went to the Brazil v. Mexico match in Fortaleza and based ourselves in the …

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World Borders: How to Get From Brazil to French Guyana, Macapa to Oiapoque to St Georges de L’Oyapock

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In my ongoing series of crossing World Borders, I bring you expert first hand advice on how to get yourself across the same borders that I have ventured across myself. My most recent border crossing this week was from Brazil …

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