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Veggie Travel Girl - Travelling on the Cheap in Rio

Travelling cheap versus comfort

I think we all like the idea of travelling on the cheap, around the world in 5-star accommodation, all inclusive, bells and whistles galore.  But we know that is just not realistic.  Therefore, my question is:  Should you compromise comfort for a cheap deal? I have always wanted to see Rio so when planning our…

Veggie Travel Girl - Sugar Free Rio

Eating Sugar Free in Rio

Putting the ‘Sugar’ in Sugarloaf One of the main tourist attractions in Rio is Sugar Loaf Mountain. The origin of the name comes from the similarity with the moulds used by the Portuguese to transport sugar, called sugarloaf’s. It’s no wonder with one of the most famous monuments in Rio named after sugar that all…