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The other side of Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn is a trendy borough of New York City and within very easy reach of Manhattan, where most people tend to stay. It seems like the creative hub of the City with lots of young artists (and professionals) now living here - it has some serious hipster vibes. Brooklyn is massive, about 5 times as… Continue reading The other side of Brooklyn Bridge

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Must-see highlights of Rio, Brazil

What a City! Rio, also known as Cidade Maravilhosa ('Marvellous City') is really and truly breathtaking. It has everything from golden, sandy beaches to lush, tropical forests, lakes and spectacular mountains and hills in all sorts of shapes, creating a skyline that is hard to beat. Rio offers something for all types of travellers whether you're… Continue reading Must-see highlights of Rio, Brazil

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Paradise awaits, Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande is an island in Brazil, within easy distance of Rio de Janeiro. Starting off as a pirate hideout and later a location where some of Brazil's most infamous prisoners were held, Ilha Grande has a fascinating history which has tempered mass development from taking place over the years. This is why the island… Continue reading Paradise awaits, Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Exploring Paraty, Brazil

Paraty is a beautiful and very well preserved colonial town backed by a stunning mountain range on Brazil's Costa Verde. With quaint, cobblestone streets (more like boulders actually!) and white 17th-18th century buildings with colourful windows and doors, it is a photographer's paradise. Paraty got on the map mainly because of the Brazilian Gold Rush… Continue reading Exploring Paraty, Brazil