Being a tourist in Rio de Janeiro

Like many travelers, I enjoy taking the path less traveled, finding connection with locals and discovering neighborhood gems. But like many travelers, sometimes I allow…

Last day in Paraty

On our last day in Paraty, we decided to take it easy with a boat ride, spending time with family. We were all quite tired…

My brother’s wedding

Our main event for this trip to Brazil was my brother’s wedding that was taking place in Paraty. We knew it was going to be…

Paraty, Cachaça Maria Izabel and Trindade

The day after we arrived at the historic town of Paraty, we spent the day going to a nearby beach accessible by a short hike.…

Traveling to Rio with a Baby

Traveling to Rio with a baby started a little shaky as we missed our flight out of Denver and almost missed our flight again out…