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Brazil Tips & Tricks: Every FYI You Need To Know

BY JERRY 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 ATMs […]

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13 Health Hacks For Trippin’ To South America

BY JERRY 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 trekking […]

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How To Keep Your Health In Tiptop Shape In South America

BY JERRY 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 South […]

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

BY JERRY 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 dozens […]

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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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Every Health Tip You Need To Know Before Jetting To South America

BY JERRY LEON Ask any traveler and they’ll tell you that staying healthy on the road can be a challenge, especially if you venture off the beaten path. For those who have traveled to South America and for the countless many who are planning to go (which, in a few months’ time, will include myself), […]

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Step-By-Step Guide To Getting A Visa For Brazil

BY JERRY LEON Photo: Flickr/Jessica Lucia So you’ve decided to go to Brazil. That’s great! Now you need to fill out the visa application. Well, that’s not so great. Unfortunately a visit to Brazil isn’t as easy as boarding a plane and leaving; you need to apply for a visa which can be a bit […]

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