Category Archives: Wine Bar

Where to stay in Guanacaste Costa Rica: Four Seasons

For this years ‘winter trip’ we decided to explore two different regions of Costa Rica: Guanacaste and Manuel Antonio.  Over the next few weeks I will be posting all sorts of tips, restaurant reviews, cool things to do in Costa Rica, the best surf spots and more!  To kick things off, let’s start with where to stay […]

Wine bar in Itaim: Vino!

As you know I am always on the hunt for a good wine bar and to my surprise only 2 blocks from my apartment I discovered Vino! A wine bar, restaurant and store all in one = great find! When you walk in the front area feels and looks like a wine store with the […]

Guide to Wine Tasting in the Casablanca Valley, Chile (full overview!)

50 miles northwest of Santiago (a short 45 drive) you will enter the Casablanca wine valley where some of your favorite Chilean wines come from! There are lots of tours like Uncorked, chile-wine.com, or  you can do it yourself….. As you can see from the map above there are a number of vineyards all within short driving […]

Best wine bar in Santiago: Bocanariz

I love wine bars, yes I am ‘that girl’ when we can’t finger out what to do for a night out my first suggestion is let’s go to a wine bar and figure out the rest from there.  Naturally, I wanted to visit the ‘Best Wine Bar in Santiago‘ while I was in town, Bocanariz Wine Bar, […]

Where to stay in Santiago

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the W Hotel in Santiago is the place to stay.  W Hotels are known around the world for their fresh design, trendy atmosphere and even in Chile you are able to frequent their popular Whisky Blue bar. The location is super convenient, right in the heart of […]

My favorite places in NYC

Whenever I go to New York people ask me what I miss the most, what places I try to go to etc.  To make things easier for folks traveling from Brazil to NY, here are my favorite places / recommendations, keep in mind I try to cram all this into an 8 day trip! CVS […]

Spanish tapas makes its debut in Barra: OLÉ

I’ll be honest, I normally don’t hike out to Barra just to go to dinner (the traffic is awful and there are good restaurant options near me), but my good friend recently had a baby so I made the trip (aren’t I accommodating lol).  A tapas place opened down the street from her place so walking there […]

The perfect pre-game: Bordeaux Itaipava

Does the name Bordeaux sounds familiar? If you answered yes, then it’s because you read my previous blogpost about Bordeaux in Petropolis.  Turns out there is another one in Itaipava which is bit different.  Discovering Bordeaux Itaipava was an unexpected  and wonderful surprise.  We were walking around exploring the different shops when we saw some people dining outside […]

New gastronomic complex in Zona Sul: Gourmet Lagoon

When I feel like going to see a movie I have always tried to go to Cinepolis Lagoon for two reasons: It’s a beautiful location right on the Lagoa and they serve caramel and regular popcorn (you can mix them).  You can read more of my thoughts on the movie theater here, but I want to […]

Looking For A Wine Bar In Ipanema? Head To Cavist

Finding a good wine bar in Brazil is a bit of a challenge, for those of you that haven’t tried it, Brazilian wine isn’t the best. So when I stumbled upon Cavist wine bar I decided I would go in with an open mind (who am I kidding, I saw wine bar and was grinning […]