May 1, 2017


If you’re thinking of coming on a holiday to Brazil and Rio it's a great life choice to make, believe me.

There can be a lot to get your head around as a tourist though so here are some travel tips and advice for anyone that wants to jump on a plane for a Brazilian holiday. Follow these and you'll...

April 26, 2017


Hardly a country has needed Uber so much as Brazil.

Between its huge traffic jams, chasm of social inequality, tumbling economy and ripoff taxi drivers, the nation of over 200 million people had been crying out for disruption. It has exploded in popularity here and is now the phone app’s third lar...

October 25, 2016

Sao Paulo has to be one of the most underrated and unloved great cities of the world.

While just about everyone knows the famous sun-drenched vistas of Rio, most foreigners know nothing about Sampa.

Even some Brazilians who aren’t from there, and some who are, don’t like it - it doesn’t have the b...

September 20, 2016

Brazil has turned its big time crime problem into prime time television.

Taking the lead expertly from the USA, cameras chase Brazil’s machine-gun carrying police as they swerve and run through dingy streets capturing criminals.

Hours-long news programs dedicated to reporting on crime across the c...

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I'm Ian Walker, an Australian freelance journalist and travel writer who ditched his job as a full-time newspaper reporter to move to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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