Brazil

Trip Budget: Brazil

Brazil may not be the cheapest country in South America, but on a global scale it's still a pretty cheap place to ...

What I Learned in Two Weeks of Zouk

After fumbling my way through my first zouk class, I was determined to keep trying. I had two weeks left in Rio, and I ...

Samba at Pedra do Sal

Rio is a city of iconic images- Christ the Redeemer, Copacabana beach, the Carnival parade. But one of the ...

Favela Tour: Cultural Experience or Human Zoo?

The idea of taking a "slum tour" has never sat right with me. On the one hand, it's a way to see a new side to a ...

First Zouk

"I think I'm actually getting this" I think in a moment of pride, stepping side to side with my partner and managing ...

São Paulo: Top Things To Do

"São Paulo is a monster". That's how my guidebook introduces this gigantic city. After the chilled out, fun atmosphere ...