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The Perfect Road Trip in Florianopolis

With all the hype around Rio de Janeiro and its beautiful beaches, it’s easy to overlook the other hot spots around Brazil. I get it; many tourists want to see the most popular places within a particular country, and don’t have time for much else. But let me just tell you; if you go to Brazil and only visit Rio …

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Travel Deeper – Brazil

Five years of traveling deeper in South America, and it all led me to this… One of the most incredibly difficult and absolutely amazing years of my life – Living and traveling in Brazil. The goal was to live in Rio de Janeiro, travel around the country, participate in Carnaval, and somehow work at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Through …

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Amazon Rainforest Adventures

There are certain places on this planet that seem almost like fiction. Unreachable destinations that you expect to only see in story books and documentaries. The Amazon Rainforest in northern Brazil was one of those places for me. So when I had the opportunity to come to Brazil, I wasn’t going to miss the chance to fulfill a lifelong dream. …

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Recife Living & Porto de Galinhas Beach

Recife is the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian State of Pernambuco. It has been called the “Venice of South America,” and also dubbed one of the most dangerous cities in Brazil. The beach in the Boa Viagem neighborhood is said to be the most shark infested water in the world, and Recife’s carnival celebration is ranked among the best anywhere. …

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Curitiba Parks & Private Parties

Voted as one of the best places to live in Latin America, Curitiba has developed into a city that has made others green with envy. Boasting a well-oiled transit system and more parks than 101 Dalmatians could cover, the city is as efficient as it is refreshing. Five days in Curitiba and it lifted and shifted my perception of Brazilian …