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Business Travel: An Unexpected Free Day in São Paulo, Brazil

When traveling to someplace new, I’m a planner. Today, I found myself with a free day in São Paulo, Brazil, totally unprepared. I won’t get into the details as to why I ended up with a free day but when traveling for business, you just have to punt when you’re not sure what to do.

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As in Any City, Stay Alert and Aware of Your Surroundings, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for Staying Safe When Traveling to Brazil for the World Cup

All eyes are on Brazil this week as the country welcomes the world to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and in two years, Rio de Janeiro will play host to the Summer Olympic Games. If you’re one of the estimated 3.7 million people traveling to Brazil, remember in all the thrilling excitement to take time to play it safe in Brazil.

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Travel to Brazil: Rio de Janeiro in the Blink of an Eye

Sleep? Who needs sleep when you’re in another country for two nights? Or, another continent in this case. Another business trip had me traveling to Rio de Janeiro last week and my on-the-ground time was three days and two nights with most of that time devoted to business meetings.

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Muddling through Rio de Janeiro: Things to Do

Guys, this will be easier for you. Gals, reach deep into your gut a deep, stormy voice and carry it through your gravely throat and belt out, “GRINGA.” The sound is one of my intangible souvenirs of Brazil, heard a couple of times while walking along the mosaic sidewalk of Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach. […]

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Learn How to Prepare a Brazilian Meal with Cook in Rio

The saying, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” can also apply to travelers. The way to understand a culture is by learning how to cook and eat like the locals. My trip to Rio de Janeiro in October included the usual tourist sites including a visit up Corcovado Mountain to get […]

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In the Can: Travel’s Not-So-Pretty Side

All the cool kids seem to be doing it. Justin Bieber did it in September. Lady Gaga did it multiple times while in Spain. There’s no reason I should be ashamed of my, um, “performance” Saturday night at the Rio de Janeiro Airport and at a cruising altitude of 30,000+ feet.

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