Spontaneous Travel Tip: Visit a Landfill

Do you know where your waste ends up? What is the secret place where the garbage trucks gather to spit out mixed piles of waste? In most countries in the world this place is called landfill or garbage dump. It is also a place that can tell you a lot more about the people and and the culture than Read More …

Carnival in São Paulo [PART I] – The Backstage

It is 11 pm on Thursday night and I’m in a warehouse somewhere in the outskirts of São Paulo. It is a hangar owned by a local samba school, used for storing huge ornaments and other shiny things for this year’s Carnival. The floor of the hall is covered in thick ash and glitter from hundreds of decorations. Read More …