Rio de Janerio, Brazil

There are some cities you will visit in the world that just have an aura about them. A vibe that makes you think, ‘ya I like it here, I like it here a lot’. Rio is one of those places. Arriving at the air B&B apartment we rented in Ipenama for our time in Rio…

Ihla Grande, Brazil

Ihla grande ( pronounced: ee-le gran-jay) is a beautiful island just off the coast of Brazil, about 2 hours south of Rio. The weather was pretty good when we arrived so we headed for the beach. It was a small beach just a little outside the town. Little did I know at the time that…

Paraty, Brazil

They say the best way to see São Paulo is to not see it at all.. Our bus arrived in at 7am and we left at 8am. The bus station reminded me of a prison, the city appeared very run down, and there was a lot of smog, so we were happy enough to continue onwards…