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What on earth is an inselberg!?? It’s time for a little geological catch-up: coming from the German words for “island” and “mountain”, these visually stunning land forms protrude from relative flatness in an absolutely remarkable way. Our amazing earth has so many stunning surprises and if you have the chance to travel to these gifts of nature, your […]

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International Coffee Day is coming up on October 1st, so it’s better to be prepared on such a momentous day celebrating the one and only: Coffee! Since International Coffee Day is such a new happening, many countries around the world are still celebrating their National Coffee Days today. Which is fantastic news for coffee lovers across the […]

Jericoacoara Jericaocoara! For us this was true paradise in Brazil! After being in a 6 hour long night bus drive we were exhausted when we arrived in Jijoca. From here we could take jeeps to Jericoacoara. The was an amazing trip through the dunes which really felt like a small desert! Of course, we had […]

Praia de Pipa Pipa was our next destination! Pipa is a small hippie village where lots of locals go to, so we thought it might be worth visiting!  We reached PIPA from Recife; you should take the bus to Goianina, walk to the church and the men with blue shirts and wait to for the […]

Morro de Sao Paulo Morro de Sao Paulo, also referred to as ‘Paradise of Brazil’ is an island easily reachable from Salvador. There is a cheap and a more expensive route from Salvador. We took the cheapest route and went by ferry to the island Itaparica. From there we took the bus to Valenca and finally […]

Salvador is completely different than Rio de Janeiro. When we drive from the airport to our hostel, we had beautiful views for beaches and nature. On first sight, it looked a lot calmer than Rio. Salvador is known for being a ‘black’ city – lots of inhabitants of Salvador are darker. As a tourist you […]

Ilha de Paqueta From Rio de Janeiro we made a day trip to the island Paqueta. You can reach this island by pond (departs multiple times a day from Praca Quinze de Novembro – the centre of Rio). The island is not really touristy which makes it a lot better! It feels like you went […]

My travels through Brazil – First stop: Rio de Janeiro! Our trip through Brazil started in Rio de Janeiro. When you think of Rio de Janeiro, you think of carnaval, tanga slips, beautiful men, beaches and the statue of Christ. Coming to Rio de Janeiro for the first time we had high expectations, and I […]