Gaía Passarelli

Gaía Passarelli is a music geek and travel enthusiast, born and raised in São Paulo, Brasil. Read more about her at

8 myths about Brazil that foreigners get wrong

A quick travel guide to Sao Paulo neighborhoods

WATCH: This killer Youtube playlist takes you around the world in 80 music videos

The top 9 street food dishes of São Paulo and where to find them

10 pieces of advice I wish I had been given before I hit 40

How to pretend you’re from São Paulo in 10 steps

Love advice from a Peruvian xamã

Brazil is always portrayed as tolerant and diverse. Here’s the reality.

What NOT to eat in São Paulo

14 signs you were born and raised in São Paulo

How to piss off a Brazilian

10 signs you were born and raised in Brazil

What I’ve learned about South America as a Brazilian

Remember MTV? I was one of their VJs, and this is what I learned

9 signs you’ve never eaten real Brazilian food

The unmistakable signs of people enjoying Christmastime in São Paulo

This is what you must know before partying in Brazil

You know you’ve become culturally Brazilian when…

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