I offer some advice from veteran Olympics fans on how best to take advantage of the games, and travel to Rio to see how to put their advice into action.
Why travelers are generally so terrible about assessing risk when they travel. Or, why non-pregnant Olympics fans who fear zika more than dengue have already been infected – by the media.
Boy, it suddenly just got very cheap to go to Rio de Janeiro – formerly one of the most expensive destinations in the Western Hemisphere.
Click CC in the lower right for subtitles (as usual).
In which a Brazilian environmentalist observes our National Parks system. And Montana peaches.
Last Tuesday was the big launch of our Amigo Gringo video series for Brazilian tourists (and, via subtitles, others) visiting New York City. Our first video, on how to be a savvy subway rider, is almost up to 50,000 views. Then came our “Thumbs Up” video, trying to convince Brazilian visitors to act a bit […]
Thanks to Beth Harpaz for this great story about our brand-new YouTube channel.
Many revelers described the scene along Vila Madalena’s main drag as “Carnival in Salvador, ” as packed, wild and carnal as Brazil’s rowdiest street bacchanal.
As Brazil lost to the Netherlands in the World Cup’s third-place match, some people cared deeply about the game, and many called their national team’s performance a failure
The Frugal Traveler’s route to the soccer tournament was adventurous — and so were some of his meals.
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