What to do in Arraial D’Ajuda
Arraial D'Ajuda

Arraial D’Ajuda is a beautiful little beach town about halfway between Rio De Janeiro and Salvador, making it a perfect stop to break up the bus journey between these two major cities. You should definitely stop here if you are like me and can get pretty sick of the big city life! Here are some […]

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What to do in Montanita
Montanita

What to do in Montanita? The charming Montanita is a great wee beach town full of life and delicious Nutella pancakes! It is one of the gateway towns to the ‘Poor Mans Galapagos’, a party hub, surfers “Las Vegas”, and just a great spot to relax! Beware though, while it is possible to stay here on […]

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Santa Marta Favela Tour (With or Without a Guide)
Michael Jackson and Christ Redeemer

I met an English and Irish couple in Rio de Janeiro while we were there for the Olympics, and they told us about the Santa Marta favela and the famous Michael Jackson statue that was there. I immediately wanted to go, and you should too! The Santa Marta favela is a favela/slum that was the […]

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