The Sights and Sounds of Rua 25 de Marco in Sao Paulo

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Rua 25 de Marco (25 March Street) is a popular shopping street for Paulistas (Sao Paulo locals). There aren’t any name brand stores here, but you’ll find all sorts of low quality and counterfeit merchandise such as toys, jewelry, clothing, shoes, and electronics. Introduction to 2014 World Cup in Brazil American Airlines DFW-GRU 777-300ER Business…

The Sights and Sounds of Liberdade in Sao Paulo

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Two years ago, I briefly wrote about the neighborhood of Liberdade in The Sights and Sounds of Downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. Liberdade is basically the Japantown of Sao Paulo where you can find unique Japanese markets, bookstores, and restaurants. Introduction to 2014 World Cup in Brazil American Airlines DFW-GRU 777-300ER Business Class How to Get…

Augusta Boulevard Sao Paulo Hotel Review

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Hotels prices in Sao Paulo during the 2014 World Cup opening game were ridiculously high – even for mediocre hotels. I managed to snag 3 nights at the Hotel Augusta Boulevard in Sao Paulo for 29,100 AA miles on useaamiles.com (see: How To Use American Airlines AAdvantage Miles And Elite Status For Hotel Rooms). Introduction…

American Airlines DFW-GRU 777-300ER Business Class

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I was excited to finally fly American’s newest Boeing 777-300ER (77W) plane. American doesn’t fly its 77W everywhere and it’s only on select long-haul international markets between DFW/JFK-GRU (Dallas/New York – Sao Paulo), JFK-LHR/GRU (New York – London/Sao Paulo), LHR-LAX/JFK (London – Los Angeles/New York). Introduction to 2014 World Cup in Brazil American Airlines DFW-GRU…

American Airlines PTY-MIA 737-800 Business Class

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I hung out at the Tocumen Royal Saloon Airport VIP Lounge and the Tocumen Airport Club Lounge before boarding my afternoon flight from Panama City to Miami (PTY-MIA). The flight time from Panama City to Miami was a little under 3 hours. Introduction to Panama City LAX Flagship Lounge at American Airlines Terminal 4 American…

Panama City Airport Tocumen Airport Club Lounge

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There’s only a handful of VIP Lounges at Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen (Panama City International Airport) and I got a chance to visit two of them and this review will be about the Tocumen Airport Club Lounge. Introduction to Panama City LAX Flagship Lounge at American Airlines Terminal 4 American Airlines MIA-PTY 737-800 Business Class…