Sao Paulo, Brazil
Nana, 23
Concierge at Grand Hyatt
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What do you do and why do you do it?

An International Relations student, deeply in love with traveling and exploring the new. I consider myself a very open minded person, definitely enjoy sharing my experiences and learning from other cultures as well. Currently working in a hotel, providing reception and concierge services.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

I go from Taylor Swift's every single album to Metallica, then some Linkin Park and of course Arctic Monkeys then when I start feeling it, I till I just go back to black with Amy Winehouse.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

GAME OF THRONESSSSSSS, Vikings, Blacklist, Gotham, 2 Broke Girls, How I Met Your Mother, Girlboss, Stranger Things.. I can't really pick just one, I love them all!

Name some spots in Sao Paulo that are good for a Tinder date.

Mirante 9 de Julho, Parque da Independência, All of Jazz, Chez Oscar or even the Ibirapuera Park!

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Adidas, Zara, Forever 21, Cotton On, Antix, Emma and some stuff from alternative stores at Augusta st.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Crackolandia or Panamby.. Dangerous places and you just don't want to be there.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Get to know all the amazing restaurants and pubs in the city. There are just too many of them opening and closing everyday!

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Sao Paulo that you particularly like?

Bar Secreto! (Secret Bar), All of Jazz and Platz!

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Sao Paulo? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Palacio Tangara, it was a complimentary stay. But it surely is one of the most expensive and luxurious hotels in SP.

What restaurant in Sao Paulo looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Taiwanese "Sweet heart" restaurant from Liberdade. It reminds me of my hometown.. Their food is right on spot!

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Pão de queijo, Tapioca, Coxinha & Açai... Definetely my faves <3

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Sao Paulo?

Municipal Market

What are the Sao Paulo spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Paulista Avenue and it's extensions, Ibirapuera Park, Vila Madalena and the Municipal Market!

Tomorrow’s your last day in Sao Paulo. How do you spend it?

Coffee at Mirante 9 de Julho, spend the afternoon at Ibirapuera Park and have a picnic. For the evening I would have a drink at a bar then partying at Augusta street for a perfect closure.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Europe! It's easy to travel and always so many things to do :)

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