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Sao Paulo, April 2015.

Sao Paulo is not a city. It’s a huge living organism that moves and evolves on it’s own. It’s intimidating and overwhelming, at least it was for me, before I spent a month there. Somehow, Sao Paulo manages to be organized in it’s chaos, there’s 22 million people living here and yet it never feels […]

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Vila Madalena & Pinheiros.

If you don’t have a lot of time in Sao Paulo there’s one neighborhood you shouldn’t miss, technically two, but they are mashed together – Vila Madalena & Pinheiros. This is like a micro Paulista universe, where you can find just about anything that makes Sao Paulo charming! If you are on limited time, find […]

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Liberdade, Cambuci & Downtown.

These three neighborhoods are absolutely full of graff, street art and pixaçao! Liberdade is home to the Sao Paulo version of “Chinatown” and on the weekend there’s an asian street market right by the Liberdade subway station that’s worth a visit. There’re also some overpasses that give you an amazing view of the Avenida 23 […]

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Parque Ibirapuera & The Arcs.

In Vila Mariana you’ll find the Ibirapuera Park. It’s all large, green lawns and beautiful lakes. Of course, every wall here is covered in art! All around the park, there’re food and snack vendors, and they of course sell my favorite; ice-cold, fresh coconut! The park is perfect for running and exercise, but also for […]

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Pixaçao in Sao Paulo, April 2015.

The first thing that struck me when I arrived in Sao Paulo was the insane amount of Pixaçao on every surface. In the cab on my way in to the city from the airport, my mind was blown! I had heard about it from traveling friends, and seen a lot of photos, but I was […]

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