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LOCKDOWN IN LATIN AMERICA DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC 2020

It’s now day 80 since the lockdown in Argentina started. I am now reminiscing when the world was still normal when all I could think of was traveling around Southern Latin America and acquiring the necessary visas. Just a few… Continue Reading…


BEST THINGS TO DO IN SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

Sao Paulo is comparable to other megacities in the world: overpopulated, busy, and crazy. Many people mistake it for the capital of Brazil (nope, it’s Brasilia bub). Still, Sao Paulo’s importance to the country cannot be matched because it is… Continue Reading…


TOP THINGS TO DO IN BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL’S CULINARY CAPITAL

Belo Horizonte or BH (pronounced as Beh-Agá) is the capital of Minas Gerais, one of Brazil’s largest states. Many travelers often overlook this city in favor of nearby Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, but in my opinion, they are… Continue Reading…


CULTURAL EXCHANGE IN BRAZIL

THE DAY I WAS INVITED FOR A CULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH BRAZILIAN STUDENTS IN IGUATU, CEARA Discovering another country’s culture is one of travel’s most rewarding aspects, and this experience is even better when you also share yours in the place… Continue Reading…


HOW TO RENEW YOUR PHILIPPINE PASSPORT AT THE EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES IN BRAZIL

I only have one reason in mind for visiting Brasilia, and that was to renew my Philippine Passport. Mine will expire in August 2020, and I don’t want to go home yet to renew it. PHILIPPINE EMBASSIES IN LATIN AMERICA… Continue Reading…


BORDER CROSSING IN THE AMAZONS

MY EXPERIENCE CROSSING THE BORDER IN THE AMAZONS FROM COLOMBIA TO BRAZIL I originally planned to go to Brasilia from Bogota by plane. However, flying direct would cost 430$. I discovered that I would save a lot of money by… Continue Reading…