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Sao Paulo’s ‘Central Park’

People compare Sao Paulo to New York all the time and when it comes to the parks, I have to agree.  Parque do Ibirapuera to Sao Paulo is what Hyde Park is to London or Central Park is to New York.  Ibirapuera is one of Latin America’s largest city parks, with beautifully landscaped gardens, museums, exhibition spaces, planetary […]

Where To Stay In Buenos Aires

Looking to get out of Brazil for a weekend? Buenos Aires, Argentina is only a 3 hour flight and believe me it is worth the trip! Note: When you enter Buenos Aires as a foreigner for the first time you must pay $140 entrance tax.  You pay this every 10 years.  If you enjoy being […]

Botanical Gardens: Jardim Botânico

Jardim Botanico is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places to go in Rio.  It costs R$5 (or $3 US) to enter into the 54 hectares of green paradise which has over 6,500 different species (some endangered). Once inside there are 3 different paths you can start your journey on…   The center path: […]