Adam Kaupert Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Travel Blog- ADAM KAUPERT INTERNATIONAL BLOGGER AND PHOTOGRAPHER 2021

Hey Gang, Adam Kaupert her checking in with you from the city ofRio De Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is the latest stop on the Adam Kaupert tour of South America which has been great so far in case you haven’t been keeping up. I initially wanted to wait to visit Rio for the Olympics but my dear friend Josef is getting married back in the states and I wouldn’t miss that for the world, so Pre Olympic Rio it is-the Adam Kaupert way!.  Perhaps it is for the best I avoid the 2016 Rio Olympics though.  After seeing some of the Olympic related building projects around the city and talking to people who live and work in Rio, the situation seems pretty dire as there is a real lack of medical resources and the hospitals here are already stretched pretty thin.  While the city seems at some sort of turning point it is still full of life and all the excitement you could want.  As usual I tried to eat at a few places to capture a taste of the city’s vibrant culinary scene and visit some cool spots around Rio including one of the most famous landmarks in all of South America, the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer at Corcovado Mountain.

Christ the Redeemer

I had seen and heard that this was amazing to see in person and after checking it out it’s no surprise it wasnamed one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.Christ the Redeemer orCristo Redentor is a massive 98 feet high Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ, which sits over 2,000 feet above sea levelon Corcovado Mountainover Guababara Bay.  This statue was so cool! It is a symbol of peace and protects the city with outstretched arms.  There was a great vibe up there and even though I didn’t stay long everyone I talked to seemed to share the good feelings. Itis easily one of South America’s must see-attractions. It stands as a symbol of peace protecting the city’s inhabitants with his open arms. The views alone are worth the trip but after a few hours I had worked up quite the appetite and was ready to eat!

Hachiko

What does Adam Kaupert do in Brazil when he’s hungry?  Japanese of course! Just kidding, kind of…I did have some great Brazilian food and plenty of Brazil’s most popular cocktail but had heard so much about the Japanese restaurant Hachiko I needed to make time for it. The Salmon was prepared expertly and they served me some of the best sashimi I’ve had anywhere in the world. After a few more caiprinhas, I was all ready for bed.

Brazil and Rio in particular, are generally a little pricier than many of the other places I’ve visited so far but definitely worth it-even if just for a few days. Portuguese is spoken here mostly rather than Spanish and this can get a little tricky if you aren’t prepared. I always go with my namesake Adam Kaupert Scam productions style of travel which is a little acronym I like to use for shoes, camera, attitude and map which, in my humble opinion, are the keys to successful travel.  Rio can be pretty expensive if you don’t plan properly but it is possible to have a great time at reasonable prices by steering clear of touristy bars and nightclubs and drinking where the locals go, which almost always makes for the best conversation as well.

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Adam Kaupert Bogota, Colombia Travel Blog- ADAM KAUPERT INTERNATIONAL BLOGGER AND PHOTOGRAPHER 2021

Hi everyone, Adam Kaupert hereon my South American tour checking in this time this week from Bogota, Colombia. I have wanted to visit Colombia for quite some time and it definitely didn’t let me down, what an exciting place!“Bogota Mejor Para Todos” or “A better Bogota for all” is the motto of Colombia’s capital city.  Well, it was 100% a better Bogota for Adam Kaupert when I visited and along with my Shoes, Map Attitude and Camera-scam Adam Kaupert productions-world traveler style. The last time I visited Bogota I had just about enough time to get lost near El Dorado international airport and barely made my connecting flight.  It was cool to be able to explore the city a bit more this time around and in true Adam Kaupert style.  I ate some great Colombian street food and soaked up some of the local culture, including checking out some really unique neighborhoods.

Candelaria Neighborhood

The Candelaria neighborhood is an Adam Kaupert highly recommended place to see if you ever find yourself in Bogota. It is the oldest neighborhood in the city.  The narrow winding streets carry you through hundreds of years of history and some amazing art galleries.  I will absolutely be back, make sure to charge your camera because you’ll want to take lots of pics here. I left sooner than I would have liked to find a charger, Wi-Fi and some good food.

Bogota Street Food

I had heardarepas are delicious and available widely in South America all prepared slightly differently depending on the region you are in though I had yet to come across any vendors of this popular South American street food. I expected a kind of cheesecake desert and that wasn’t entirely wrong. The arepas I tried were called arepas de chocolate and had been made with cheese and sweet corn and they didn’t let me down. I had several ears of corn on the cob and when my sweet tooth came back as I was heading back to my hotel, I ran into what must’ve been the friendliest churro vendor in the whole city on his way home.  He had closed his cash drawer but was more than happy to dole me out a generous portion of cinnamon and sugar churro which I devoured straight out of the paper bag it was served in. I ate it on a bench downtown near my hotel watching the sun set making it one of my favorite memories out of my travels. Here’s a cool site if you plan on visiting Bogota anytime soon:

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Adam Kaupert Sweden Travel Blog

Well hi everyone, Adam Kaupert here in Stockholm Sweden checking in from y hotel downtown. It has been a real whirlwind tour as I’vemade many worthy stop while travelling through Europe for the 2016 Adam Kaupert tour of Europe. I’ve been visiting many cities I’ve been to before but haven’t had as much time as…

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Adam Kaupert Netherlands Travel Blog

Adam Kaupert checking in with you guys this time from Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Amsterdam, Netherlands is another of those places that I have had the pleasure of being in business while visiting and didn’t have the time I would have liked. So as part of this years Adam Kaupert tour of Europe I knew I’d be paying Amsterdam a visit.

Bicycling is quickly becoming one of the Adam Kaupert preferred methods of travelling, and Amsterdam is the city that perhaps exemplifies just how great bikes can be as a travel aid. In Conjunction with the Adam Kaupert scam style of travelling, shoes, camera attitude and map, a bicycle can be a super helpful way to get around and see some things in Amsterdam or anywhere in a timely manner.

Amsterdam has so many bridges, I thought there were lot in Chicago but this is a city of canals and you pretty much have to cross a few bridges regardless of where you’re heading. The Dutch capital is so full of charm and its unique character. While many an American party animal would have you believe there is nothing here but the red light districts offerings of marijuana and Heinekens, the reality is there is so much more. Here is a link to a great site that has some great suggestions for some cool things to do in Amsterdam (besides smoking ganja and eating space cakes):

https://www.timeout.com/amsterdam/en/things-to-do/20-essential-things-to-do-in-amsterdam

Bloemenmarkt

The Bloemenmarkt is a floating flower market. Here you can enjoy the smells and beautiful colors of many varieties of flowers not only the tulips the city is known for. Just like the one in Berlin I found another flea market style place that may have taken the one in Berlin’s spot on the Adam Kaupert best markets in Europe list. You can really find absolutely anything here. Here is an official Adam Kaupert approved Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog. I found it to be super helpful and hope you do too when visiting Amsterdam:

https://www.triphobo.com/blog/amsterdam-in-three-days

After another successful Amsterdam Adam Kaupert Scam production and I had a great time as usual. Next year hope to include Amsterdam and the Netherlands for Any Adam Kaupert tours of Europe. It seems I just got here and alreadyI’m heading for the airport. Thank you very much for checking in with the travels of Adam Kaupert scam productions and I look forward to having some cool stuff to regale you with from my next stop.

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Adam Kaupert France Travel Blog

Adam Kaupert here, checking in with you this time from France. I decided to visit Paris, France as I make my way around as part of this year’s 2016 Adam Kaupert Tour of Western Europe. There are so many things to do in Paris, France that it was hard to decide. Here’s an Adam Kaupert approved Paris travel blog:

http://www.lost-in-france.com/france-travel/walking

In any Adam Kaupert SCAM production I rely on the following Shoes Camera Attitude and Map to make for successful travels whether you are visiting Paris or New York City, SCAM, or the Adam Kaupert way of travel is my preferred method and this visit to Paris was no different. I had seen the Eiffel tower before but had never been to the top and I was determined to take a look at the City of Light from above this time. Of course no visit to France would be complete without sampling some world renowned French cuisine and if you know Adam Kaupert, you know I never miss a meal. I had limited time in Paris but while in France I knew I had to see the catacombs. I had seen a national geographic travel documentary and been super curious ever since. Along with the cuisine the Louvre is also a must see if you’re in Franceanytime soon.

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel tower in the middle of Paris is probably the easiest thing to find in the city at any given time.  It towers over the city of light and was well worth the visit.  When the Eiffel tower was built it was the tallest building in the world.  Adam Kaupert pro tip: If you are in Paris, go see the Eiffel tower at night. It is great during the day but when there is nothing like it when it is all lit up.

French Food

I was totally inundated with recommendations on the night before I arrived and knew I wouldn’t be able to make every brasserie and café that I was tipped off to. I did my best. Here’s a link to a list of some of Adam Kaupert’s very best restaurant’s to try while travelling in Paris: http://www.10best.com/destinations/france/paris/restaurants/best-restaurants/

The Louvre

The Louvre really speaks for itself. It is a massive collection and possibly the best museum in the world, I was so impressed by the labyrinth of masterpieces, and TheLouvre is definitely making the top five Adam Kaupert’s best museum list. I had always wanted to see the real Mona Lisa to try to understand just what it was about the image that had captured the imaginations of art fans for so long. When you see it you will understand why, it really is breathtaking. Here’s a great travel blog for visiting Paris:

How to Spend 5 Days in Paris

Well, I did Paris the Adam Kaupert Scam way and had a great time. I wish I could stay longer as Paris and all of France have so much to offer. You could probably spend a year in this gorgeous country and never see or do the same thing twice.  See you guys down the road! Until next time, Adam Kaupert travel blog, signing off.

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Adam Kaupert Santorini, Greece Travel Blog

Hey guys, Adam Kaupert checking in from Santorini on my tour of the world’s greatest top island destinations.  Greece has always been one of my favorite spots and until recently I had only passed through Santorini on a visit to the Greek islands about a decade ago.  My friends Rachel and Christoff will remember it well. At least when we weren’t drinking our way through a real estate tour of the coast.  Santorini is a popular destination for good reason and will definitely be included on the itinerary of my next trip to the Greek islands.  All theGreek Islands are beautiful, particularly Mikonos, but Santorini takes the Cake as the Adam Kaupert’s Number one Greek Island.  Here’s an awesome site to help keep you on budget while travelling to Santorini, which can get pricey fast:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/03/26/top-5-weird-tips-for-a-cheap-trip-to-santorini/

Santorini is located in Greece on an Island that was once a tumultuous volcano which blew off in what became known as the Thera Eruption and destroyed the earliest settlements in the area.  Many Greeks and others theorize that it wasthis eruption on the island of Santorini that sunk the city of Atlantis into the sea and is the source of its legends.  There was an Earthquake in Santorini in the 50s that destroyed much of the northern part of the island’s structures but since then tourism has been steady and a nice industry has risen up out of the earthquake to make Santorini an awesome place to visit. While the Island of Santorini is not huge it is filled with cool things to do.  I’d have to say the Santorini Hot springs is the top AdamKaupert Santorini travel destination recommendation’.  Here’s a good list of cool things to do around Santorini:

http://www.santorini-islandguide.com/10-things-you-must-do

Santorini Hotels

There are lots of accommodations on the Greek Islands but some stand out amongst the crowd as being truly extraordinary. I did not stay at all of the places on my list but visited them and had a drink or two in each of their bar/restaurants

Adam Kaupert’s top 5 luxury hotels in Santorini:

  1. Villa Katikies
  2. Lilium Villas
  3. The Majestic Hotel
  4. Homeric Poems
  5. Astro Palace

Santorini Hot Springs

I definitely suggest a good pair of shoes if you visit the Hot Springs near the Caldera in Santorini.Adam Kaupert’s happy traveler’s necessities include: Shoes, Camera, Attitude (a good one) and Maps or “SCAM”.  I did a lot of walking there and was very happy to have brought my best pair of Adam Kaupert travelling shoes.  These things are all anyone will need to make this another successful Adam Kaupert SCAM production in Santorini Greece. I highly recommend visiting the Santorini Hot Springs. The springs are located at one of the two volcanic islands in the middle of Santorini Caldera at a spot called Palia Kameni or “Old Burnt”. Since it is a volcanic hot spring there is much sulfur in the water which I’m told is very good for the skin. After walking to and near the volcano, a dip in the water is just what I needed. The boat that takes you to the bay drops you off and you swim into the bay. I made some casual friends here before heading out for some food.  The jump off the boat and swim to the hot springs were a nice refreshing treat after all that exploring Adam Kaupert Style.  Here is a great resource for picking a restaurant or food in Santorini:

http://santorinidave.com/best-restaurants-santorini

Until next time, this has been world traveler and blogger Adam Kaupert checking out some cool real estate in Santorini.  Join me next time as we continue on the Adam Kaupert’s world’s greatest Islands tour!

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Adam Kaupert Seychelles Travel Blog

Hey everyone, it’s Adam Kaupert checking in with you from Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.  I first heard of this archipelago when I read that Princess Kate Middleton and Prince William had visited on their honeymoon.  I figured if it’s good enough for royalty it’s good enough for Adam Kaupert, lol!

Seychelles Beaches

There are many great islands to choose from in Seychelles but here are some of the ones that made my Adam Kaupert top destinations in Seychelles list this time. (An honorable mention goes to some of the tiny uninhabited islands I stopped on.):

Mahé

Praslin

La Digue

I’m sure there are many other cool spots but with limited time I had to narrow it down. This is a really helpful Blog:

Tips on How To Explore as Many Islands as Possible on the Seychelles

Seychelles Food

The food in Seychelles was really good.  You could tell it had a diverse range of influences but usually meat or fish is often served with sauce and rice. I had a great vegetable and meat pieand some fresh caught seafood served with curry that was reminiscent of some great spots in New Orleans.They actually serve and eat flying fox on a regular basis here so I had to try it.  In true Adam Kaupert Style I dared to taste the exotic dish but after a few bites I had become accustomed to its flavor which is actually very similar to beef. Drinking booze out in the open is against the law here, which is probably a good thing.  It is important to note that the tap water here has high levels of chlorine so just to be sure I highly advise bringing or purchasing sealed bottles of water.  You could of course drink some of the great tropical style coconut based drinks they serve here but you might get yourself in trouble!Here’s a great resource for Seychelles cuisine and of course it is Adam Kaupert Approved:

http://www.seychelles.org/seychelles-info/food-drink

Seychelles Marine National Park

To see rare Coco de Mer palms and Giant tortoises I highly recommend visiting the marine national park, located near Praslin Island. There are tons of trails to explore.  Here’s an Adam Kaupert Pro travel tip: Watch out for the turtles. They are huge but they blend right in. If you don’t watch out in Seychelles you might just trip on one. Here you can also see a lot of native plants and some pretty impressive mangroves.

Seychelles by Bicycle

Bikes have quickly become the Adam Kaupert preferred form of travel whether it’s part of the Adam Kaupert Island tour or any of my travels.  In Seychelles you can rent a bike on most of the main islands.  The other islands are mostly too small and it wouldn’t make sense to bring a bicycle there. Until Next time this is world explorer Adam Kaupert signing off. I look forward to telling you guys about my next visit!

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Adam Kaupert San Francisco Travel Blog

Hey everyone!  Adam Kaupert here, reporting in this time from San Francisco way out on the west coast.  San Francisco boasts such impressive and unique topography.  Since San Francisco is only 49 square miles, its builders need to be creative and work with the space they have.  Necessity is definitely the mother of invention as evidenced by the gorgeous architecture and exciting real estate here.  There are endless opportunities for creative building out here and combined with the moderate climate and all the things to do, San Francisco is easily one of my favorite places to visit.

Visiting Chinatown and Ghirardelli Chocolate.

San Francisco is definitely making the annual Adam Kaupert’s 10 favorite cities list and is definitely one of the coolest cities in the united states and the world. It’s been a while since I visited and I wanted to see if the food was as good as I remembered.  As soon as I arrived I headed straight to Chinatown where you’ll find some of the best authentic Chinese cuisine outside of China or New York’s expansive Chinatown, depending on who you ask.  This is a great San Francisco food blog:

http://cyneats.com/

Nearly everyone I encountered in San Francisco has been friendly and helpful (another differencefrom New York’s rushed come and go mentality.)No amount of recommendations can be enough when visiting San Francisco because there is simply so much to do, see and eat, and that’s not even mentioning all the super cool and unique bars and nightspots.

Exploring the city is so much fun.  San Francisco boasts parks with amazing views and since the city is so walkable, you’ll be delighted to discover any one of the roughly 150 staircases hidden throughoutSan Francisco, making some of those big hills a whole lot easier to reach the top of.  After a long walk and a fun but short visit to the crazy Lombard Street which is insanely curvy it was definitely time to eat. “…Adam Kaupert, table of 1 please,” Lol. I visited a few of my favorite spots and tried some new ones as well.I visited the Ghirardelli chocolate company after dinner for some very tasty sweets

Adam Kaupert Real Estate San Francisco Real Estate, Mark Zuckerberg’s House

The real estate market in San Francisco is totally out of control and today we are checking it out Adam Kaupert Style.  Mark Zuckerberg lives in Dolores Park and while you can’t see much from the street, I checked it out and his house is gorgeous and exemplary of recent building efforts in the city.  With an influx of young settlers in the area, San Francisco continues to change and surprise me with its quirks and beauty.  Last time I visited the Mission district it was very different. Many neighborhoods in San Francisco have definitely cleaned up and while many hipster types are being displaced it becomes prettier and cleaner every time I visit.This site is a great San Francisco real estate resource/blog:

http://sf.curbed.com/

Well I got some great pictures and met some wonderful people.  Shoes, Camera, Attitude, Maps, or SCAM are all Adam Kaupert needs to make this another successful Adam Kaupert SCAM production in San Francisco. I look forward to visiting San Francisco again as soon as possible.

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