Rio de Janeiro Nightlife Guide

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From the dramatic landscapes and beautiful beaches, to the heart pounding dance music and never ending street parties, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most alluring and exciting places I’ve ever experienced. You’ve seen images of Copacabana Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer, but there’s another side to the Marvelous City that’s not to be missed. The lifeblood of Rio is its …

Istanbul Nightlife Guide

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Istanbul is a mega metropolis with a notorious nightlife scene. With literally hundreds of nightly options, from happy hours to after hours, deciding on where to enjoy your Efes and Rakı can be overwhelming. Thanks to the help of local friends, I was able to experience some of the most popular bars and nightclubs while living in Istanbul (as highlighted …

Travel Deeper – Brazil

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Five years of traveling deeper in South America, and it all led me to this… One of the most incredibly difficult and absolutely amazing years of my life – Living and traveling in Brazil. The goal was to live in Rio de Janeiro, travel around the country, participate in Carnaval, and somehow work at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Through …

Amazon Rainforest Adventures

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There are certain places on this planet that seem almost like fiction. Unreachable destinations that you expect to only see in story books and documentaries. The Amazon Rainforest in northern Brazil was one of those places for me. So when I had the opportunity to come to Brazil, I wasn’t going to miss the chance to fulfill a lifelong dream. …

Porto Alegre: Gauchos, Galleries and Girls

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Porto Alegre, home of great meat and beautiful women. If I made a welcome sign for the city that’s what it would say. Maybe it would have a Gaucho on their too, maybe holding a paint brush. Porto Alegre is the Capital of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil and is one awesomely diverse, traditional …