Back to Brazil

Originally posted on green-beenz:
So after an unexpected but very needed trip back home to my family in Istanbul, I woke up one morning and decided to book my ticket back to Salvador, to continue where I left off from. Now, I was only planning on taking a 2 week break from my travels but…

Vegan Travels: Brazilian Delicacies

Originally posted on green-beenz:
Like the majority of South America, Brazilians too are known for their carnivorous lifestyle with the main gastronomical attractions including meat throughout the mainland and seafood around the coastal areas. Ingredients used by the first natives of Brazil included cassava, açai, cashews and guaraná, however when immigrants started to arrive, new dishes and ingredients began…

Carnaval – A Festa Mais Grande do Mundo / Carnival – The World’s Biggest Party

Having had the opportunity to do my year abroad in Rio de Janeiro, there was one particular event I knew I had to attend, Carnival (Carnaval in Portuguese). The Christian Festival, which is often cited as the ´world´s largest party´, certainly lives up to its name with an average of 2 million people on the … More Carnaval – A Festa Mais Grande do Mundo / Carnival – The World’s Biggest Party

Top Tips for Finding Accommodation… Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

As in many of the countries where you can take your year abroad, Rio has no student halls so private accommodation is pretty much your only option. Decide what you want! This is very important. Rio is all about beach life and seaside living and water sports. However, our host university, PUC, is in a neighbourhood … More Top Tips for Finding Accommodation… Rio De Janeiro, Brazil