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Heavy rains hit Sao Paulo again

Heavy rains hit Sao Paulo again January 14, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Image courtesy: Government of Rio de Janeiro Rains that have afflicted Brazil’s southeastern states for the better part of a month today turned Parque Ibirapuera into a lake, rerouting traffic and reminding the city of the tragedies recently befallen compatriots in neighboring Rio de Janeiro state. Heavy...

“Presidenta” Dilma takes office

“Presidenta” Dilma takes office January 4, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Image courtesy of President of the Republic of Brazil On New Years Day, Brazil inaugurated a new president Dilma Rousseff, the country’s first woman to occupy its highest office. Rousseff has been dubbed by some as the most powerful woman in the world, given Brazil’s growing influence in global political...

InterNations Hosts Final 2010 Happy Hour Tonight

InterNations Hosts Final 2010 Happy Hour Tonight December 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
InterNations Sao Paulo, a networking community for expats and other global minds, hosts its December holiday party tonight at COQ on Rua Tupi in Higienopolis. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNiphp6zWQQ[/youtube] Video: Inside the bohemian COQ bistro The event starts at 7 p.m. and runs to 2...

Christmas Shopping in São Paulo

Christmas Shopping in São Paulo December 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The first part of NileGuide São Paulo’s three-part Christmas special examined the city’s family-friendly holiday attractions, including the best sites with lights. Today, we take a look at another pillar of Natal: shopping. With Brazil’s economy growing more than 7 percent this year...

Another Glamour passes by at Kiss and Fly (and Buddha Bar)

Another Glamour passes by at Kiss and Fly (and Buddha Bar) December 8, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
With Dukka Calliery joining Fabio Pagnozzi in the DJ booth at Kiss & Fly club and Buddha Bar in Itaim, the Glamour party again lived up to its billing as São Paulo’s house music stronghold. DJ Fabio Pagnozzi looks out over the approving crowd (image credit: Josh Miller) By midnight the line...

SP’s Kaleidoscopic Christmas Filled with Family Fun

SP’s Kaleidoscopic Christmas Filled with Family Fun December 4, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The Christmas tree at Ibirapuera (image courtesy: Prefeitura da Cidade de São Paulo) Sorry, Burl Ives. There’s no point even dreaming of a white Christmas in São Paulo. December is summertime in the southern hemisphere and temperatures rarely dip below 70, let alone freezing. That said Sampa serves...

Paul McCartney, the biggest of big names to hit São Paulo

Paul McCartney, the biggest of big names to hit São Paulo November 17, 2010 | Events | Read More
Paul McCartney will play two shows in SP this weekend (image credit: Paul Vera-Broadbent) Sir Paul McCartney continues the parade of megastar musicians through São Paulo with his weekend arrival. The Beatles rocker will play shows Saturday and Sunday at Estadio do Morumbi (or Estádio Cícero Pompeu...

New digital hotel directories assist travelers at Brasilian airports

New digital hotel directories assist travelers at Brasilian airports November 10, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
Disque Hoteis machines at Guarulhos airport (image courtesy of Mario Gaist) Interactive stations installed at ten Brasilian airports will allow travelers to map out and call hotels for free. The Associacao Brasileira da Industria de Hoteis (ABIH) announced the Disque Hoteis initiative yesterday, on Hoteliers...

Volta Sempre – NileGuide Sao Paulo Returns

Volta Sempre – NileGuide Sao Paulo Returns November 10, 2010 | What's New | Read More
While we were gone, Dilma Rouseff (PT) was elected to be Brasil's first female president And… we’re back! After hibernating away the Brasilian winter, NileGuide São Paulo hath returned. As the Brasilians say, those who come here once will always return. This time, we’re here to stay (expect...

Metro is key to getting out of Sao Paulo’s gridlock

Metro is key to getting out of Sao Paulo’s gridlock August 25, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Santa Cecilia station (image courtesy of Gustavo Minas) When comparing São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Paulistanos quickly note their hometown has as many cars as their rival metropolis has cariocas (as citizens of the cidade maravilhosa are called). [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwHupxSnUe4[/youtube] Video:...
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