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Review: My Experience at Castro Burger

  • 11 Sep, 2017
About a month ago I saw that an increasing number of my friends had been heading over to Castro Burger. With each Instagram picture and positive social media review I read, I became intrigued about this burger restaurant. You see, Castro Burger isn’t your regular burger joint! Its goal is to spread the idea of… Read More
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Meet the Locals – Thiago Guiselini

  • 30 Aug, 2017
Let me confess something, I absolutely LOVE the Meet the Locals feature of this blog. Over the years I’ve interviewed to some really interesting residents of São Paulo – including a bucket-playing street performer, one of the city’s biggest names in drag, an influential fashion blogger, a deliciously-eccentric bar owner, an LGBT YouTuber, a candy-selling… Read More
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Eight Things You Might Not Know About Me

  • 21 Aug, 2017
I’ve been writing on What About São Paulo for a number of years now, and I’ve definitely had a lot of fun with it. I’ve blogged about my life in this city, reviewed bars, parties, restaurants and I’ve also interviewed a number of interesting residents of São Paulo. As I approach the ‘half a million… Read More
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Who is THAT Brazilian in the Katy Perry Lyric Video?

  • 6 Jul, 2017
This week Katy Perry dropped the lyric video for her latest hit, Swish Swish. The clip stars a rather eccentric woman who dances along to the track, whilst making a lot of interesting facial expressions. This woman might have gone largely unknown outside of Brazil for decades, but she is actually an instantly recognisable household… Read More
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Eight Great Places to Take Selfies in São Paulo

  • 27 Jun, 2017
If you have opened this blog post asking, “Oh Andrew” What is this shit you are writing?” Well…I get it! The word ‘selfie’ has become somewhat synonymous with vain celebrities who feed off likes and filters, right? Taking about taking selfies in 2017 isn’t the coolest thing to be doing, I know. But having said… Read More
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Help! How Can a Foreigner Make Friends in Brazil?

  • 12 May, 2017
Every so often, I receive emails from non-Brazilian readers of this blog, asking me for advice about life in Brazil. You see, there are often aspects of Brazilian culture that aren’t easy for us foreigners to get our heads around! The process of integrating can often be a bumpy one – as I’ve documented in… Read More
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São Paulo vs. Rio – An Interview with Sarah Brown

  • 3 May, 2017
It’s not easy to compare Sao Paulo and Rio; the two cities have very different personalities, operate at different paces and their residents often have very different ways of life. But which one would be the most interesting place for a foreigner to live in? For this blog post I invited my good friend –… Read More
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My 6 Favourite Places to Grab a Coffee in São Paulo

  • 26 Apr, 2017
Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world, so as you can probably imagine, it is taken very seriously  here! Add into this mix the fact that São Paulo is home to around 12 million people, and you would be correct in assuming that there are some great little coffee joints in the… Read More
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Meet the Locals – Rafa Leick

  • 17 Apr, 2017
Since starting this blog, Meet the Locals has definitely become one of my favourite features. I love having a coffee, beer or cocktail with a São Paulo resident; someone who will be able to offer an alternative perspective of life in this crazy city. I’ve met a really interesting mix of individuals so far, including… Read More
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