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The World’s Most Beautiful Steps: The Escadaria Selarón

By on July 8, 2016

One of Rio’s best loved attractions, the steps leading up from Rua Joaquim Silva became a work of art when Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón decided to cover the steps with colorful mosaics.

Nestled between the bohemian neighborhoods of Lapa and Santa Teresa sits the vibrant, impressive Escadaria Selarón, a staircase…

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Trying to get a Selfie with Jesus: Christ the Redeemer

By on July 8, 2016

The colossal statue of Christ the Redeemer at the summit of Mount Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro Brazil is the most famous statue of Jesus and is also considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world. Designed by Brazilian Heitor da Silva Costa and created by French sculptor Paul Landowski, it is one of the…

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Favela Tour in Rio

By on July 4, 2016

Every city with a hint of tourism has a city tour and a major city with a killer overdose of tourism has a city tour for almost every street.

Rio is no exception. There is a tour for every beach, every district and every demographic.

But more importantly there is a tour…

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Hello! I am a 22-year old Australian currently training to be a pilot and studying journalism and sociology I have visited 69 countries across all 7 continents and love to explore. Here is where I share my adventures.

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