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7 things you need to know before going to the Brazilian Amazon

Visiting the Brazilian Amazon was, without question, the highlight of our trip. It surprised us in many ways, struck us with awe and left us wanting more. There are a few things everyone needs to be prepared for, physically and mentally, to enjoy this beautiful land to the fullest. 1…

My Guide to Rio de Janeiro in 4 days

So happy I had a chance to visit Rio de Janeiro this year, even if it was only for 4 days. Knowing that I wouldn’t have enough time to explore far and wide, I made sure to do proper research to be able to soak in as much as…

Thailand’s 6 biggest tourist traps that everyone falls for

Or should I say Thailand’s tourist traps that I fell for? Well, read and learn from my mistakes. Things you should watch out for: Getting overcharged. Haggling in Thailand is expected and necessary. Anything you buy, that doesn’t have a price tag on it, is marked up…

6 things NOT to do when visiting New York City

(All photos were taken by me at different periods of time) 1.  Stay in Times Square Times Square is widely considered to be the heart of the Big Apple, and even though most areas of the city are reachable by foot, it’s far from practical. It is packed…