Do it Like a Local Blog

Paraty - A Piece of Paradise

By Contributor

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

I love Brazil, though I have to admit I’m biased, since I am Brazilian.  Being a native has its advantages and has allowed me to see many fantastic parts of the country that tourists often miss. One of my favorites is Paraty (pronounced Par-a-CHEE), a most charming, colonial town on the Brazilian coast. Paraty is steeped in history; most notably … Read more...

A Local Coffee Shop in Amsterdam

By Contributor

Monday, Oct 1, 2012

The inspiration for the "Do it like a local" blog came while I was working abroad in Amsterdam. It was then that I began to experience places through the eyes of those that live there, rather than as a tourist. I even managed to learn some dutch. I lived there for 4 months during the rainiest summer I could ever imagine. If the sun was out for 15 … Read more...


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