Briana Pereira

Briana Pereira is a student intern at Folio, who is about to graduate from UNF with a degree in Communication with a concentration in Multimedia Journalism. She has a passion for lifestyle writing. In her free time she loves spending time at the beach, hanging out with friends and finding new places throughout Jacksonville to try.

The Hunt: The Best Guacamole in Jax

  Words by Briana Pereira If I’m being completely honest with you, readers, this review was probably one of the toughest I’ve ever had to write. As someone who loves a good Taco Tuesday with friends, I’ve become quite the frequent chips and guacamole consumer. That being said, I’ve also definitely (and unfortunately) had some very mediocre guacs in my lifetime. But when I tell you, none of these places were that, I mean, damn did these places give one another a run for their money. Also apologies to our readers that are not avocado fans, we got you with …

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Spring Break? More Like Spring Broke.

  Words by Briana Pereira   As a 21-year-old, that’s just a girl in her last semester of college, trying to balance an internship, working full time, and four classes (that feel like another full-time job), let’s just say I haven’t necessarily been slaying the financial game as of late. And despite working my ass off all the time, I seem to have nothing to show for it. And time is not slowing down at all, in fact, just today I had to Venmo the second half of what I owed for my Spring Break plans with friends for the …

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Seeing Your Way Around Northeast Florida, One Irish Pub at a Time

  Words by Briana Pereira   March 17, a day famous for drinking your day away decked out in green apparel while toasting leprechauns. St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect occasion for a bar crawl.   A little history behind the holiday and all of its glory before moving on to the fun stuff. St. Patrick’s Day honors the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick (in case it wasn’t clear yet). The holiday first took place in 1631, 12 centuries after St. Patrick died, when the church started a Feast Day to honor him. There is little known about the …

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Spring Events and Festivals Coming to a City Near You

  Words by Briana Pereira   As the wonderful season of spring quickly approaches and the weather continues to grow warmer, I know I’m itching for some outdoor activities to occupy my free time. Here’s a list of some of the events I’m most looking forward to in the coming months.    Clay County Strawberry Fest  March 2-March 3 Held at the Clay County Fairgrounds, the eighth annual Clay County Strawberry Fest is one of this list’s more family-friendly events. In addition to delicious, fresh strawberries, participants can enjoy beer and wine, and other delicious food. The festival also has …

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