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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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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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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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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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The Most Uncomfortable Part (For Me) about Life in São Paulo

  • 3 Apr, 2017
Late last year I wrote the post, ‘As a foreigner living in Brazil right now, should I be thinking of leaving?’ I did this because: I wanted to give, what I consider to be, an honest reflection of my time here. I felt that I needed to answer why, despite Brazil going through tough times,… Read More
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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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Meet the Locals – Lilly Malta Varella

  • 30 Jan, 2017
Just over a year ago I took my first trip to Drosophyla, a very unique bar in the downtown area of São Paulo. As I wrote back in 2015: The bar lies just behind Roosevelt square and the minute I walked inside I was instantly sold. The place is a huge house with plenty of… Read More
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