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5 Things You Should Know About Carnival In Rio de Janeiro

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON It’s difficult to convey in words the electric vibe and raucous atmosphere of Carnival, the world’s biggest party where millions of people (this year more than two million people showed up for Carnival in Rio de Janeiro) from every international background are seemingly represented in one place. It’s an event that […]

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Airbnb Teams Up With Olympics For WAY Better Housing Options

BY TEAM JST Big news for Airbnb, the website for rent out lodging. It will be the official alternative accommodation sponsor of the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. SEE ALSO: How The New Tourist Tax Agreement Affects Airbnb Hosts In Amsterdam During last year’s World Cup, housing became an issue for many visitors due […]

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Brazil Tips & Tricks: Every FYI You Need To Know

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Home to lush rainforests and enchanting waterfalls, Brazil exudes a beauty and sense of wonderment worthy of every traveler’s bucket list. We’ve got a quick rundown of everything you’ll need to know, from Wi-Fi, cash exchange, SIM cards, walking tours…and more! Photo: Flickr/Alex 5 things to avoid: Avoid withdrawing money from […]

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13 Health Hacks For Trippin’ To South America

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Backpacking through South America or visiting just one of the continent’s treasures soon? Here’s everything you need to know about preparing a safe trip down South! From vaccinations to what to expect in the water, we’ve got it here: 1. Argentina: There are no required vaccinations for entry into Argentina. When […]

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How To Keep Your Health In Tiptop Shape In South America

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON South America is one of the world’s most beautiful continents, with an abundance of flourishing countries and wildlife. That said, there are always risks involved when going to a foreign place, and it’s always best to take precautions to preserve your health. Here’s everything you need to know about healthcare in […]

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5 Raddest South American Festivals You Won’t Regret This Winter

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Photo: rio-carnival.net Whether you’re looking for colorful pageantries or wild revelries, music or dance festivals, indigenous harvest holidays or extravagant fests—South America has some of the world’s best festivals! January: Santiago a Mil. Santiago, Chile Santiago a Mil is an annual performance arts festival that takes place every January in Santiago, Chile. Featuring […]

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Meet The Space GIF-iti Artist Beautifying Rio de Janeiro

BY TEAM JST Courtesy: YouTube  “Don’t be afraid to experiment. Don’t be afraid to push an idea. Don’t be afraid to explore it.” Says INSA, a creative genius taking over the GIF-iti world. For years, INSA has been known for his bewildering street art and colorful designs. For a project with Ballantine, the innovative artist […]

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