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The Next Travel Adventure Awaits

When I created my five-year travel plan (five years ago), Brazil was supposed to be the final trip. I thought working at the World Cup and living in Rio de Janeiro would be the perfect climax to all my Latin America adventures. From there, I’d return to the States, start …

Travel Deeper Brazil

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, …

Amazon River Caiman Hunting

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 …

Recife Brazil - Brasilia Teimosa

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, …

Curitiba Brazil Mesa ao Vivo

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 …

Rancho do Peixe - Prea Beach - Brazil

Jericoacoara, Kitesurfing & My Own Private Beach Bungalow

Known for its giant rolling sand dunes and stellar kitesurfing conditions, Jericoacoara or “Jeri” as it’s known, is the coolest little beach town in Northeastern Brazil. It is a seven-hour journey from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara via public transportation (five hours in a private car), but as I mention in the …

Top Things to do in Bonito Brazil

Bonito Brazil: Mother Nature’s Playground

When I asked Brazilian friends on places I should visit while traveling in southwestern Brazil, the overwhelming response was always Bonito. The small town of just over 17,000 people is tucked away in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul and is one of the most popular Brazilian tourist …

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