‘Rio de Janeiro’

Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Travel Vlog  – The Brazilian Road Trip!

There is no question about it! If you want to see the true beauty of Brazil, taking a road trip is the best way to do it! There are so many different routes you can take, depending on what part of Brazil you are visiting, so make sure to do a bit of research before [...]

Monday, January 13th 2014
Rio Nightlife – Rio Scenarium Nightclub

If you only have 1 night in Rio, Rio Scenarium is the place to be! Located in the famous nightlife hot spot of Lapa, the alluring sounds of samba will draw you in at the door. It’s the perfect place to introduce you to Rio nightlife, with delicious food, a fantastic selection of drinks [...]

Sunday, September 1st 2013

You often hear travel bloggers saying “I started blogging as a way to keep my friends and family up to date while I was traveling”… And I suppose that was half the reason I set up The Gap Year Guru, but there was another reason, a much deeper and personal reason for me. For years [...]

Tuesday, August 27th 2013

So did you hear we just spent the past 5 days in RIO DE JANEIRO!! (again, because I completely fell in love with the city when I first arrived in Brazil, I just had to go back one more time before I fly home to Ireland!!) Do you want to see what we got up to [...]

Saturday, August 17th 2013

I am genuinely proud of myself for doing it all over again after my 1st video on youtube. The truth is, I have a huge tendency to put ALLLL my energy into something… and then get bored, after the first try. (I cant even begin to tell you how shocked I am that this travel blog [...]

Sunday, June 23rd 2013
Rio de Janeiro Favela Tour!

I can safely say I was extremely uneducated when it came to Favelas. I  literally had no idea what I was about to experience. I was a strange mixture of excited, nervous and totally terrified!! It was our last day in Rio and we were left to decide whether we really wanted to take the [...]