Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Stay In Or Dine Out At Pizza al Taglio

On Carlos Gois in Leblon, tucked away down a little alley way is Pizza al Taglio, a tiny  place (more like a small window) with a couple of tent covered tables outside.  This is the only place in Rio that you will find Neapolitan style square pizza’s! Owner Migan Leandro, studied a fermentation process which […]

Views from Marina All Suites Hotel

Located in Leblon is one of the top contemporary boutique hotels in Rio de Janeiro, the Marina All Suites.  Not only is Marina All Suites in an incredible location it is also home to one of the hottest bars/restaurants Bar Da Praia, which as the name suggests it has a wonderful beachfront view. I will […]

Beach Time With Teddy

Teddy has been having an absolute blast and LOVES living in Rio! Check out some of his recent adventures… After losing his first battle with the wave, he is itching to go back for more! Spending a long day in the sun playing in the sand makes me thirsty! Where is my coconut?! Do I […]

Casa Clipper: The Classic Brazilian Bar

Looking for the perfect place to grab an ice cold chopp after a hot day ater the beach? Head over to Casa Clipper on Ataulfo de Paiva in Leblon.  This traditional Brazilian bar is always a good choice, packed with people of all ages enjoying the incredible pastels (my fav!), cold chopp or traditional Brazilian […]

Are You An Entrepreneur Based In Rio de Janeiro?!

Are you an Entrepreneur based in Rio de Janeiro?! Global Entrepreneurship Week starts this TODAY, Monday November 14 and goes till Sunday November 20th! Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international movement which takes place every year during the months of November and now involves 104 countries. Last year alone, 41,711 partners and organizations who believe it is possible to […]

Not Your Average Grilled Cheese

Once you have gotten comfortable in your cadeira and barraca (chair and umbrella) you will start to notice the many men walking down the beach selling all sorts of snacks including: Acai, chips, bikinis, jewelry, sunscreen, shrimp (yea I think that is a bit questionable too!) and queijo quente (grilled cheese)! You will be able […]

My Interview In Escape From America Magazine

Expats Living in Brazil By Julie R Butler / Nov 11 • Categorized as Living Overseas Brazil is a very attractive destination………….Brazil is South America’s economic powerhouse, fueled by immense agricultural, mining, energy, and human resources and driven by muscular manufacturing and service sectors. It was one of the first emerging markets to begin its […]

Can You Party Like A Brazilian?

If you think New yorkers know how to party and stay out late, Brazilians put us to shame! Every weekend there are crazy dance parties that you buy tickets (R$40-R$60) for ahead of time, and I am going to tell you about Rock Rock, which was hosted at Clube Santa Luzia (a ‘club’ on the […]

Mystery Rainbow In Ipanema

While walking down the beach towards Ipanema from Leblon I can across this mysterious chunk of rainbow and felt I had to share it.  Pretty cool right? Just a small piece of bright electric rainbow hanging over this building right next to the canal leading to Ipanema

Graffiti: Copacabana

A little fun….. and a little naughty Love the floating graffiti bubbles Who me?! All in a days work Car of spaceship… you decide!