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Why Move to Brazil

Why Move to Brazil

Why Move to Brazil? I came to Brazil for the first time alone in 2014. I love to learn languages and live in foreign countries. I had made several attempts at Spanish that never furnished the skills I had hoped for. So, I filled a backpack and headed to South America...

How to Make a Brazilian Açai Bowl

How to Make a Brazilian Açai Bowl

What is Açai? Açai is the hottest food trend in the world. Albeit a major confusion onwhat it is and how to pronounce it, there is no confusion on how delicious it is! Deriving from the word used by the Tupi, formerly one of the most widespread indigenous...

The Art of Learning a New Language

The Art of Learning a New Language

Sitting on the beach in a Brazilian bikini with the vocabulary of an infant, I could not help but feel like the epitome of a contradiction. At the age of 33, I was not thrilled to feel like a toddler again. I loved to fantasize about myself at a fabulous Rio de...

I Am Not Running Away. I Am Traveling.

I Am Not Running Away. I Am Traveling.

The first time I left the country whose passport I possessed, I was 20, and had a socially accepted plan of spending one year studying abroad in Europe. When after one year I realized it just was not nearly enough, I decided not to go back to my expected trajectory...

Making Friends in Rio de Janeiro

Since the launch of our Bromelia Rio Travel Concierge last year, we have loved to make friends in Rio de Janeiro. One of my absolute favorites, was Hunter Lane Treadwell from San Francisco. Like a ray of light, he rode into Rio de Janeiro and gave me lucky opportunity...

Best Luxury Spa in Rio de Janeiro | the Spa Fasano

Best Luxury Spa in Rio de Janeiro | the Spa Fasano

The Fasano hotel, in Rio de Janeiro, overlooks lifeguard stand 'Posto 8' on Ipanema Beach. With its spirit of sophisticated casualness- in Havaiana flip-flips or Kenzo espadrilles- you will fit in no matter what your footwear. But the gem is hidden deep inside another...

Luxury Shopping In Rio: Beauty and the Beach

Luxury Shopping In Rio: Beauty and the Beach

Brazil. The word alone conjures up an image of exotic beauty and tropical glamour. Say ‘Rio de Janeiro’, and it invokes the idea of sunshine, sensuality and the fabulous. But in a city with a greater metropolitan area of nearly 13 million, it is difficult to know...

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