São Paulo Guide

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Four Great Restaurants in São Paulo- That Won’t Break the Bank

  • 14 Mar, 2017
A large number of São Paulo’s residents descend from (amongst other nations) Portugal, Peru, Italy, France, Lebanon, Japan and Spain. So as you would expect, when it comes to restaurants and exceptional cuisine, you really are spoiled for choice here. And this is before you even consider the contributions made by those from the North East… Read More
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My Top 10 Finds in São Paulo of 2016

  • 4 Jan, 2017
Back in 2013 I was scanning through my Twitter feed when I came across a ‘Top 10 Must-Visit in São Paulo’ list. It was written by one of those international bloggers who seem to travel all over the world with the sole intention of making top 10 lists…about absolutely everything. This was the first time… Read More
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Konnichiwa Brazil – Interview with documentary maker Moritz Fortmann

  • 15 Sep, 2016
Last year I introduced a new feature to my blog, Meet the Locals. The idea behind this is that São Paulo is home to a number of characters with some very interesting stories. By interviewing these guys for my blog, I want to hear more about the relationships they have with this sprawling, concrete jungle. Well… Read More
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The six places that make São Paulo special

  • 21 Jul, 2016
When I tell people that I really enjoy living in São Paulo, this comment can sometimes be met with a look of confusion by the Paulistanos I am talking to. “But why?” is the standard response I get! Sure, there is no denying that this city can be pretty damn ugly, it is relentlessly fast… Read More
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Concert Review: Liniker at Z Carniceria

  • 3 Mar, 2016
I first heard of the Brazilian singer, Liniker, late last year when my housemate played me his single, Zero. I was instantly struck by how soulful this guys voice was and so I quickly joined Liniker’s Facebook group. Then, before carnival this year, I managed to get my hands on tickets to his show at… Read More
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Top 10 Finds of 2015

  • 21 Dec, 2015
Back in 2013, I was scanning through my Twitter feed when I came across a ‘Top 10 Must-Visit in São Paulo’ list. It was written by one of those international bloggers who seem to travel all over the world with the sole intention of making top 10 lists about absolutely everything. This was the first… Read More
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Top 10 Finds Of 2014

  • 15 Dec, 2014
São Paulo is not the easiest place for a tourist to navigate around. Let’s face it, it is an absolute beast of a city! If you’re following a guide book then I guess you’re going to find the well trodden tourist spots easily enough. However if you’re wanting to go off the beaten track and… Read More
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What Happens At A Gay Pride Parade In São Paulo?

  • 12 May, 2014
Before attending my first gay pride parade in São Paulo, for me, the words ‘gay pride’ used to conjure up images of politically driven rallies with protesters wielding banners and megaphones. However, I quickly discovered São Paulo  pride is not like this at all. Well, not really! If you’ve ever wondered what the goes on… Read More
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