There are many common scams in Brazil, and I experienced one myself. In Arraial do Cabo, I was scammed out of a bit more than 300USD. Learn from my mistake!View Post
I wasn’t thrilled with Arraial do Cabo as the beaches and weather weren’t great, but there were a few pleasant surprises.View Post
Want to hike Rio de Janeiro? One of the most convenient trails is hiding in plain sight, at the edge of Copacabana, at Morro do Leme.View Post
Buzios is the perfect distance away for a weekend trip from Rio de Janeiro, and is the best place to have a car for exploring secluded beaches and secret trails.View Post
Wondering what to buy in Rio de Janeiro and what to bring from home?View Post
Rio has amazing beaches, friendly people, and ridiculously good weather. But it’s not all beaches and sunshine in the Marvelous City.View Post
Buzios Brazil is the perfect weekend trip away from the busy city of Rio de Janeiro.View Post
The Selaron Stairs are an iconic sight in Rio de Janeiro, though they hold a sad story about the fate of their creator.View Post
My favorite part of my first place in Rio was the little monkeys that came to visit (er, eat) every afternoon.View Post
Join me in discussing the results of my weekly challenge, and planning for my next.
Try one new thing a week: to challenge your doubts, push your boundaries, and maybe discover a new favorite.
This week, I report back on the BikeRio bike share program.