Travel Talk

Your Guide to Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro

The Carnaval of Rio de Janeiro is the largest Carnival celebration in the world, with more than 2 million people flooding the streets to party. Are you going to be one of those people this year? You’ll experience the soul of samba, boisterous bloco parties, and beautiful beaches.

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How Not to Travel in Brazil

You’re sitting on your couch craving your next adventure; winter is coming and you can only think about beautiful sunny beaches and colorful drinks. You research a bit and all of sudden the Carnival, the Amazon and the semi-naked bodies Brazil has to offer seem like the obvious choice.

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7 Tips on How to Eat Where the Locals Eat

What foodie or seasoned traveler doesn’t admire Anthony Bourdain’s culinary conquests on the road? He seems to have a pulse on the best local food. Not only does he know what foods to eat, he also knows where to eat them, miles away from tourists, alongside locals who have been frequenting the joint for generations. Then he ruins the place.