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Travel Deeper – Brazil

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 …

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Bonito Brazil: Mother Nature’s Playground

When I asked Brazilian friends on places I should visit while traveling in southwestern Brazil, the overwhelming response was always Bonito. The small town of just over 17,000 people is tucked away in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul and is one of the most popular Brazilian tourist destinations in the region. Famous for its abundance of natural …

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Brazil Tourism Partnership Goes Live

Months ago I told you all about a T2T partnership with the Brazilian Tourism Board and I’m so happy to finally announce that we’re now live! Although things have been relatively quiet here on Tourist 2 Townie, I promise it hasn’t been the result of a lack of content. I’m currently traveling through Northeastern Brazil and writing like crazy for the brand …

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Aguas de Bonito Hotel Pousada

Bonito has a lot of cheap hostels to fit the backpacker budget, but I wanted something more while staying in such a picturesque place. Enter the Aguas de Bonito Hotel with all of its charm and beauty that fits within the Bonito landscape. Complete with 30 rooms, meeting room, gym, hammock lounge area, fireplace lounge area, restaurant and indoor and …

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Bonito Brazil – The Heartland of Brazilian Rodeo

Grab your saddles and cowboy hats ‘cause we’re going down south, waaaaay down south. 4,574 miles south of Dallas, Texas in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, lives a cowboy culture that could compete with the best of ‘em up north. Cowboys from all over southwestern Brazil compete in a traveling rodeo at lasso clubs (Clubes de Laço) …