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...

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...