São Paulo Guide

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Top 3 Street Performers on Paulista Avenue – São Paulo

  • 29 Apr, 2014
After revamping my blog, I posted my first ‘review’ on one of São Paulo’s unusual attractions a few weeks ago. I hoped my take on the Bin Laden bar would be of interest to those curious about a side of city life here you’re not likely to find in any guide books. Little did I know… Read More
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The Most Bizarre/Offensive Bar In Brazil?

  • 16 Apr, 2014
In less than 60 days the World Cup will kick off here in São Paulo. For those who don’t have tickets to the opening game, an official place has been designated in Anhangabau for people to gather and watch the action from a big screen. If you are unfamiliar with the Anhangabau neighbourhood, it’s a pretty… Read More
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Top 10 Finds In Sao Paulo 2013

  • 17 Dec, 2013
A couple of months ago I was scanning through my Twitter feed when I came across a ‘Top 10 Must-Visit in Sao 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 of absolutely everything. This was… Read More

Tips On Clubbing In Sao Paulo

  • 26 Apr, 2013
A couple of months ago I wrote an article for the foreigner website mydestination, on clubbing in Sao Paulo. Mydestination is a great site for tips and advice, on where to go and what to do in the city. Check it out here….mydestination.com/saopaulo Nestled away in Latin America’s largest concrete jungle are some amazing night… Read More

How Dangerous Is Sao Paulo? Part Two- Life Beyond The Headlines

  • 28 Mar, 2013
Let me start this blog with a confession. I’m not proud of myself for doing it, and perhaps you’re all going to think badly of me after I’ve told you…but last week I read the hell out of The Daily Mail online! After discovering Kelly Brook had gained a tiny bit of weight, and someone from the… Read More

How Dangerous Is Sao Paulo? Part One: Being Robbed

  • 3 Mar, 2013
A couple of months ago I took a trip to the city of Florianpolis, and while I was there I was quite keen to check out the night life. On the Saturday night I decided to head to a club in the centre of the city, and knowing the club wasn’t too far from a… Read More

Rush Hour On The CPTM

  • 9 Oct, 2012
The CPTM, looking a lot less crowded than it does during rush hour! It was a hot afternoon in Sao Paulo, and I’d been on the CPTM train for little over five minutes. My journey was from Pinheiros to Morumbi and the train was just a minute or so away from Berrini station, just one… Read More

A Beginners Guide To Football In Sao Paulo- Part Two

  • 27 Sep, 2012
“What is THIS I’m watching?” my Mum asked this on several occasions when I was growing up. She would ask whilst firmly pressing button number three on the remote control, perhaps hoping it would change what was being broadcast on that channel. “Football? Where’s bloody Coronation Street!?!”  7.30pm means soap opera o’ clock in the… Read More

A Beginners Guide To Football In Sao Paulo- Part One

  • 10 Sep, 2012
I’ve had to split this blog into two posts, because I’ve ended up writing a whole lot more on the subject of football in Sao Paulo than I’d ever thought possible….for me! I can just see my friends back home right now, sat looking at their computer screens and scratching at their heads in confusion.… Read More

Going Out For a Beer in Sao Paulo!

  • 9 Jun, 2012
A few weekends ago it was my friend’s birthday, so a group of us went out to celebrate it in a British style pub. It’s only been a few months since I was last in a Landaaaaaaan boozer, yet within the first few minutes of being there and soaking up the (almost) familiar atmosphere, I… Read More
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