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Cassino da Urca - Swingin' Rio

You might have missed this hidden treasure of Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic craze. Cassino da Urca was Rio’s most spectacular casino dating back to the 1930s, the epitome of Rio’s golden era of glamour with its grand casinos and top level national and international performers. 1,059 more words


The Rio Olympics: Put on your broccoli costume, it's time to end this shitshow

After 17 days of unfinished hotels, and Zika worries, and mysterious color-changing pools, and sick horses, and corrupt officials, and a missing Mary Carillo, and more sexist commentary than you could shake a stick at, and the reignition of the Cold War, and Phelps Phace, and one actually robbed athlete and, of course, Ryan Lochte, it’s time to drain the green pools and call it an Olympics here in Rio. 1,377 more words

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Samba Time!

Bukan rahasia lagi jika 2016 memang milik Adidas. Dari awal hingga pertengahan tahun ini, Adidas tidak henti-hentinya menggoyang pasar dengan rilisan-rilisan NMDUltra Boost… 279 more words



My chosen means of transport from Recife to Salvador, the largest city in the state of Bahia, was bus. I made my way to Recife’s central bus terminal which, ironically, was so far from the city centre that I need to take a bus just to get there. 819 more words


Hope You Dance!

“Body is a Temple. Dance is travel. Inter-dimensional space travel to the far distant places within – and this ‘place within’ is witnessed without. Let thy spirit (as above) guide your body here (so below).” ~ Sabrina Steczko… 59 more words


Give Me The Secret Mancub, Clue Me What To Do

So much going on this past weekend! I hope everyone else was out doing as much dancing as I was. If you weren’t, then next weekend you can come out with me to make up for it. 2,425 more words


S is for... Sambódromo

The Sambódromo Marquês de Sapucaí (Sambadrome in English) is a near-1km-long street converted into a permanent carnival parade ground in Rio. Including grandstands on either side with a capacity of over 90,000, the Sambódromo was designed by Brazil’s pre-eminent architect Oscar Niemeyer in 1984 and underwent a considerable face-lift to get it ready to host the archery and marathon events during the games. 87 more words