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  • Great journeys – as chosen by you

    Great journeys – as chosen by you

    September 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • How to see São Paulo like a local

    How to see São Paulo like a local

    August 29th, 2014Juan Cifrian
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    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. That’s the traveller’s rule of thumb, but in a metropolis of 11 million like São Paulo, Brazil, it’s hard to know where to start. Luckily Paulistanos take their food, drink and partying seriously, so if you want to immerse yourself like a local, follow our lead:  Join the queue at... Read more »

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  • Twenty places to make you feel insignificant

    Twenty places to make you feel insignificant

    August 27th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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    French novelist Gustave Flaubert once said: “Travelling makes one modest – you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world”. With this in mind, here are twenty daunting and spectacular places around the world that might make you feel a little small. Easter Island, Chile Pin A trip to see Easter Island’s moai lined up... Read more »

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  • The best cities in the world – as voted by you

    The best cities in the world – as voted by you

    July 17th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • Cliff diving around the world with Orlando Duque

    Cliff diving around the world with Orlando Duque

    July 8th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    It’s taken him from the deserts of Oman to the stunning Amalfi coast and the edges of Australia – Orlando Duque is a Red Bull cliff diving champion and lover of all-things travel. At the beginning of this year’s championships, we grilled him on his favourite destinations for diving. Having started out as an Olympic... Read more »

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  • Rio de Janeiro: eight essential sights and experiences

    Rio de Janeiro: eight essential sights and experiences

    June 24th, 2014Site Editor
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    Rio’s residents call their home the Cidade Marvilhosa – and there can’t be much argument about that. The city is home to some of the greatest landmarks in the world, from the Corcovado mountain, supporting the great statue of Christ the Redeemer, to the famous sweeps of Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. With the World Cup well and truly underway in Brazil,... Read more »

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  • Where to watch the World Cup in São Paulo, Brazil

    Where to watch the World Cup in São Paulo, Brazil

    June 18th, 2014Juan Cifrian
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    Local Paulistano Juan Cifrian scouts out the best places to watch the 2014 World Cup in São Paulo, Brazil. Football fans from far and wide will be out in numbers throughout the World Cup, and bars in São Paulo will respond with a slew of specials, especially during the Brazilian national team’s matches, when many are... Read more »

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  • The most spectacular deserts around the world

    The most spectacular deserts around the world

    June 16th, 2014Helen Abramson
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  • A World Cup food & drink crawl in São Paulo

    A World Cup food & drink crawl in São Paulo

    June 5th, 2014Juan Cifrian
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    Every four years, the World Cup erupts to the joy of millions around the world, some of whom converge on the host country to join the month-long festivities. Although only a fraction of fans manage to attend a match, they all come to celebrate football – and there’s no better way to immerse yourself in... Read more »

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  • Top 10 things to do in Manaus, Brazil

    Top 10 things to do in Manaus, Brazil

    May 23rd, 2014Kiki Deere
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    Brazil’s World Cup city Manaus will have far more than just football to offer this year. Here are the top ten things to do in Manaus while you’re there. See Italian architecture at the Manaus Opera House Completed in 1896 at a total cost of over two million dollars, the Manaus Opera House was built... Read more »

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  • Discovering a lost world on Mount Roraima

    Discovering a lost world on Mount Roraima

    May 20th, 2014Kiki Deere
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    In the mysterious setting of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World, Kiki Deere explores one of the world’s most unusual landscapes. The customs procedures take less time than I anticipate as I cross onto Venezuelan soil from Brazil and drive towards what is undoubtedly one of the world’s most incredible natural sights. My shared taxi... Read more »

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  • 10 unforgettable things to do in the Amazon, Brazil

    10 unforgettable things to do in the Amazon, Brazil

    April 29th, 2014Kiki Deere
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    If you’re heading to Brazil for the World Cup 2014 then don’t miss out on the incredible Amazon jungle. While updating the Rough Guide to Brazil, Kiki Deere discovered the best things to do in Brazil’s Amazon. Hot air balloon ride over Acre’s geoglyphs Lying on the border with Peru, the state of Acre is dotted... Read more »

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