The Most Important Piece of Advice for Tourists Visiting Rio de Janeiro

Our friends at Train BJJ in Rio have just posted some seriously indispensable advice on their site – and we would recommend literally EVERY Connection Rio guest – past present or prospective – to read it!

“If there is one piece of advice we could give to every tourist visiting Rio de Janeiro, it is this simple maxim: Don’t be a gringo.

This might seem a tricky prospect to pull off, given that literally anyone from outside of Brazil is referred to by locals as a ‘gringo’ (with the exception of fellow South Americans, who Brazilians will playfully/insultingly call ‘cucarachas’, or cockroaches).

So how do you avoid being a gringo, if by definition that’s what you are?”

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