Rio de Janeiro

7 Cities to Visit Before You’re 35

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It’s no coincidence that many of the best solo travel destinations, writ-large, are also some of the most perfect places to visit for people under 35.

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Rio Starts Here

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Whether you’re planning 3 days in Rio or a longer Brazil itinerary, the Cidade Maravilhosa more than lives up to its name.

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Rio de Janeiro’s Most Dynamic Day Trips

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In Brazil? You won’t want to miss these Rio de Janeiro day trips, which are some of the most exciting excursions to take from the Cidade Maravilhosa.

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Three Days in Rio de Janeiro

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It’s difficult to deny the amazingness of Rio de Janeiro, whether you’re looking down onto the city from Corcovado mountain, sipping caipirinhas on Ipanema Beach or traipsing through colonial Santa Teresa.

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You’ll Never Guess How This Story Ends

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My first experience as the victim of a crime has called my beliefs about the safety of the world and the goodness of people into serious question – and I really fucking hate that.

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No, I Am Not in Rio for the World Cup

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I am not in Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup, fuck no. But I am lucky enough to be in Rio de Janeiro right now – and thank Christ the Redeemer for that!

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Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Finding the Right Stretch of Beach in Rio

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There is no definitive “best” beach in Rio de Janeiro, so focus instead on matching your tastes and preferences to the stretch of coastline that’s best suited to you.

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Fruit in São Paulo, Brazil

City Wars: Rio de Janeiro vs. Sao Paulo

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Comparing Rio and São Paulo is like trying to choose between two vastly different types of fruit, each with a different flavor, texture and color.

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