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Architecture, Culture, Eat

The Epic Guide to Rio de Janeiro

The Epic Guide to Rio // A design lover's travel guide to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

I was in Vietnam recently and started thinking about past travels and my favorite places that we’ve seen, and I realized Brazil might be right up there on the list. It’s just so vibrant and the vibe is very different from any other place I’ve been. While I think São Paulo is my favorite city, Rio is not to be overlooked. Stunning views, amazing beaches, good food,… With the Olympics going on over there, I’m constantly reminded of the wonderful time we had and I thought it was the perfect opportunity to share some favorites in Rio. Look them up if you’re planning a visit!

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by × August 15, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

Snaps from Brazil

Just a few shots from our trip to Brazil from Rio and the small town of Paraty! After these two stops we traveled to Sao Paulo to enjoy the world class restaurants, shops and bars.  Next up was Brasilia, doing nothing but architecture spotting.  Read more ›

by × April 7, 2014 × 0 comments

Architecture

Brasilia Snapshots

Brasilia - The Epic Guide

Somewhere in the middle of the twentieth century former president Juscelino Kubitschek decided to take a piece of desert and turn it into Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. Up to then, it had been Rio De Janeiro, but Kubitscheck wanted to move the capital to the centre of the country, and since there wasn’t really a city there, he made one. Consequently, Brasilia is one of the few cities built from scratch, based on a complete masterplan. As an architect, my boyfriend wanted to visit Brasilia for so long. This summer, we made it there and he was very excited to finally see this manmade heritage in real life. Read more ›

by × March 14, 2014 × 0 comments