Brazil

Rio Reimagined, Part Two: Odyssey to Santa Teresa

I hadn’t come to Brazil to die. At least, not like this. However, as the locally labelled “motor taxi” continued to dance with death on the cobbled one-way streets leading up the terraneous hill...

Into Selvagem: Rio Reimagined, Part One

Bleary eyed, I stumbled out of the bedroom and into the courtyard, only to be met by an eruption of fervent laughter. I turned around, momentarily blinded by the sunlight, but managed to catch...

All You See Is Crime In The City

Stephanie Bleier is a project manager and strategist from Stockholm, Sweden. Her successful Instagram account, All You See is Crime In the City documents the public art scenes of cities around the world. Hi...

#PassionPassport Twitter Chat – On Location: South America

Photo by Passion Passport community member @saltaconmigo   South America holds some of the world's most breath-taking icons of history, beauty and adventure. From the glorious Amazon to the story-drenched trails of Machu Picchu, the continent...

Standing on the Edge of the World: Iguaçu Falls

In the 90s, the infamous singing group TLC warned us not to go chasing waterfalls -- they said they’d prefer if we’d just stick to the rivers and the lakes that we’re used to....
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Photo Essay: A Journey Across South America

Through stunning imagery, Anna Borisenko takes us on a journey through South America -  from Colombia in the north to Argentina in the south; from Chile in the west to Brazil in the east. Last...

Nikhitaa Sundar: Challenging Stereotypes

Before any trip, my parents warn me about pickpockets; it’s their way of reminding me to take extra precautions when traveling in a foreign country. Their fear was particularly heightened when I told them that...

A Love Affair With Two Brothers

Ana Santos is a student at American University in Washington, DC, currently studying abroad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  She strives to adapt to Brazilian culture by dismantling stereotypes and looking for adventures in...