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Parque das Aves, Iguassu, Brazil, Uncontained Life

33 Photos from Brazil’s Parque das Aves That Will Give You Wings

You know those times you decide to visit a place with rather low expectations only to discover it’s actually flippin’ fantastic? Brazil’s Parque das Aves was totally one of those for me and Justin. This 12-acre sanctuary just across the road from the famous Iguazu Falls National Park boasts over 150 species of bird life…which is cool. […]

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Celebrate Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany, Uncontained Life

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest Like a Local

Planning a visit to Munich’s most famous beer festival? Uncontained Life’s here to help! Justin and I got to celebrate Oktoberfest last year with some local German friends (who we met during our Slum Tour in Jakarta). These folks shared their best tips for how to celebrate Oktoberfest like a local with us…and now we’re passing that wisdom along to […]

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Best view in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Uncontained Life

The 5 Most Marvelous Views in Rio (Other Than Christ the Redeemer)

The platform encircling Christ the Redeemer may be the most famous look-out point in Rio de Janeiro, but it’s certainly not the only, or, arguably, even the best view in Rio. And hey, you’re reading Uncontained Life…which means you know better than to assume what’s popular is always what’s best. So which viewpoint in the city really […]

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Zagreb When it Sizzles

Zagreb, Croatia was one of the first places that Justin and I ever dreamed about staying long-term in the Europe. Sure, coastal destinations like Split and Dubrovnik (where we spent Christmas) are beautiful. But most of the “real life” in these places happens outside the Old Town centers. By contrast, when you visit Zagreb, it’s clear […]

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