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Do You Know the Emergency Numbers in Brazil?

911-112-110-155-191-999-191-997-998-999-115-114-113-119-118-117-111-000-120-119-110-999-110-119-911-115-116-105-107-100-911-123-15-17-18 Wondering what sort of odd coding appears above? These are the emergency numbers for each of the countries I have visited in the past 5 years. If you’re planning to attend the Olympic games this summer, do you know the emergency numbers in Brazil? When we were traveling around the world for 11 months, more »

My Fantasy Travel Destinations for 2014

Over the past ten days we’ve had rain, fog, dangerously cold temperatures, snow, freezing rain, and minor flooding, with about three hours of sunshine. It’s bleak. And we are dreaming of escapes.   Vero laid out some pretty impressive ground rules the other day when she posted her fantasy travel destinations for the year, and more »

Travelling with your Family in Brazil

Brazil has often been seen as a “grown-up” destination and it’s probably fair enough to say that you might not take your six-year-old with you to the Rio Carnival. Thousands of Brazilians do, of course, but it’s safe to say the whole experience might be a little overwhelming if it’s not something you’re used to: and that’s just for the adults! However, there’s a lot more to Brazil than Carnival, and provision for kids in hotels and restaurants is surprisingly good. Continue reading »

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