Posts Tagged "Brazil"


Updated on: 01/7/19As much as I love South America, the eastern side of this continent has left me beaten and exhausted. After completing a scary journey through Venezuela, a difficult and uncomfortable journey through the Guianas, and a ridiculously expensive journey in Brazil, I was eager to leave this continent. I just flew out of French Guiana and landed in Belem, Brazil. Problems continued to haunt me in this region despite...

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Updated on: 05/30/18Normally, it takes 14 days to process your visa application to enter Brazil. But did you know there is a way to bypass it? For me, it started back in Bogota, Colombia. As you know, Venezuela is not a safe country to visit at al. If you fly or take the bus into Caracas, you risk getting robbed, shot or even stabbed. Needless to say, there’s no way I am taking those routes. However, after reading many blogger...

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Updated on: 07/10/18Despite being an infamously picky eater, there is one food type I never shy away from, and that is meat. I often spend my time daydreaming about that perfect steak, succulent pork, or flame grilled chicken. When I am home in North America I love to frequent the Brazilian barbecue houses and load my plate, so naturally I couldn't pass up the opportunity to eat at an authentic churrascaria while in Rio de Janeiro. I...

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Updated on: 05/30/18The fact that I love cooking classes usually surprises most of the people who know me. To begin with, I'm not what's considered an adventurous eater. You're more likely to find me eating a bag of plain potato chips than octopus salad. On top of being a fussy eater, I have a lot of dietary sensitivities that usually make the whole process of eating something new more of a mine field than a fun pastime. Couple that...

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