Pinheiros, São paulo, Brazil

Sandwiched between the elite district of Jardim Paulista and achingly hip Vila Madalena, multicultural, bohemian and slightly grungy Pinheiros is finally stepping out of the shadow of its more established hilly neighbours. This formerly working class area has its own street art shrines, townhouses repurposed for galleries, shaded cacti courtyards and even co-working spaces that double as launderettes serving cocktails. Rua dos Pinheiros – one of the city’s prime gastronomic destinations – is strewn with restaurants and bars that give nightlife-rich Vila Madalena a run for its money. Paradoxically Pinheiros (which translates as pines) is...

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