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What is Carioca?

What is Carioca?

The term carioca is used to describe people who were born in Rio de Janeiro. It’s is derived from the indigenous Tupi...

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Portraits of Life in the World’s Slums

Slums are the squalid and overcrowded urban streets or districts inhabited by very poor people. They are rife with crime,...

Would You Spend the Night in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro?

Would You Spend the Night in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro?

My new international crime thriller, Renegade Pawn, immerses you in the murky world of the typical youth living in the...

Ride a moto-taxi through the favelas of Rio

Ride a moto-taxi through the favelas of Rio

If you ever visit Rio de Janeiro, taking a moto-taxi ride up to the top of Rocinha is an adrenaline-pumping...

5 Facts About the Olympic Torch

5 Facts About the Olympic Torch

The Olympic Flame was lit last week and is making its long pilgrimage to the site of the 2016 Summer...