Why Rio de Janeiro Might Be The Greatest City In The World

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Christ the Redeemer [Cristo Redentor] | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is the city I’ve been looking for my whole life. It’s the place I never knew just how much I needed to experience.

Calling it the greatest city in the world carries a lot of weight, but nicknamed Cidade Maravilhosa “the marvelous city”, Rio is so magical, that its greatness can hardly be encapsulated in just one article.…

How I’m Going to Carnival in Brazil For Free!

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A reveller of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school participates in the annual carnival parade at Rio de Janeiro
Photo Credit: REUTERS | Sergio Moraes

First of all, can we take a collective moment of silence for Brazil, a country that I’ve been longing to travel to and have heard so many wonderful things about?!

Brazil and its people are joyful, vibrant, and magnetic and I always told myself, if I had to pick a country twin — I’m pretty sure Brazil would be my look-a-like.…