off the beaten path

Lana‘i’s Best Beaches

Unless you have a four-wheel drive or high-clearance vehicle, Lana‘i only has one accessible beach. If, however, you happen to procure a Jeep or a local’s truck, there are a number of undeveloped beaches where you could run around naked and there would be no one there to care. And now that you want to visit them, here’s how.

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Rio’s Alternative Points of View

Unknown to many tourists, there are happily many other Carioca summits that offer alternatively impressive views far from the crowds that flock to Sugarloaf and Corcovado. Michael Sommers points you towards some off the beaten path alternatives.

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Big City Fix in Belo Horizonte

Michael and his boyfriend take a weekend road trip from Diamantina to Belo Horizonte, a popular destination for Diamantinenses seeking a fix of Big City entertainment. While not a classic tourist destination, over the last couple of years, the city has made major investments in its leisure and cultural offerings.

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