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The Shock of Expensive Sushi in Rio

When is the last time YOU had to pay $20 for edamame? Never is my answer. Until now. But dining sushi is highly recommended by those who have visited Rio — “You should definitely eat sushi”, they say. Naturally, we had Manu make reservations. Our sushi reservations kept changing from Togu to Ten Kai to Sushi… Read more…

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How To: Bargain Successfully in Rio

Bargaining in Rio? Make sure you bring your A game (or chicken)! Let’s be honest. $7 Reais for a hand-crafted Brazilian bracelet is really nothing to sneeze about. But when you’re in Rio, on Ipanema beach with hundreds of beach vendors walking back and forth selling anything from beverages to food and bikinis to souvenirs, the… Read more…

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Making Friends in South America

One of the greatest pleasures of traveling abroad is making new friends. On this particular trip to S. America, we came out with two wins! Not only were we blessed to have friends from home join us in South America, but we left with great new memories and new friends we’ve made along the way…. Read more…

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Top 5 Street Eats in Rio de Janeiro

If you’re a foodies with a flair, Rio is just for you! Yes, food sold on the streets in Rio, or any where for that matter, can be sketchy for sure. My tip always, if it looks off or just not quite there, you’re probably right. Trust your gut and steer clear of the funny… Read more…

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