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    Beach hopping in João Pessoa

    Every beach is the same, right? Sand between your toes, cheeky palm trees and bright blue waves crashing on the beach. But can you really compare one beach to another? Doesn’t every beach have its unique beauty and story? I…

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    History lessons in Igarassu & Itamaracá

    Did you know you can find Dutch roots in the North of Brazil? Apparently, before the Portuguese arrived, the Dutch exerted quite some influence in the North-East of Brazil. My ancestors have touched quite some historical sites around here. I…

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    5 x vegetarian & vegan food in Pipa

    It is not much of a surprise that it is hard to find restaurants in Brazil that offer vegetarian and/or vegan meals. Even in the backpacker-friendly village of Pipa in North-East Brazil I had trouble discovering vegetarian and vegan friendly…

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    Counting churches in Olinda

    Amazing food, South American vibes, colourful streets and a ton of churches. These are just some of the many things you find in the colonial village Olinda, just North of Recife in region Pernambuco. Olinda is famous for its carnaval…