Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Best of Rio 2011

I can’t believe how fast my first year in Rio flew by!  I was extremely lucky to be able to go on some awesome trips, learn about the Brazilian culture and indulge at some of the best restaurants in Rio. Rather than doing a full year recap (boring you by listing out all the cool […]

Are You Ready For New Years In Rio?

With New Years just two days away the stores are jam packed with women looking for their perfect white outfit, as it is a popular tradition in Rio to wear white clothes for New Year’s Eve. White is considered the lucky color that will bring prosperity for the following year. Since I am one of […]

Where To Stay In Buenos Aires

Looking to get out of Brazil for a weekend? Buenos Aires, Argentina is only a 3 hour flight and believe me it is worth the trip! Note: When you enter Buenos Aires as a foreigner for the first time you must pay $140 entrance tax.  You pay this every 10 years.  If you enjoy being […]

Happy Januka From Buenos Aires

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 […]

Juice Bars In NYC

Sorry for the delay in posts, have been traveling a bit and am in NYC at the moment.  I came across this article in New York Magazine about the “Juice-Bar Craze” and figured since I had already covered Liquiteria this article could give you a good overview on the rest of the awesome ‘juice bars’ […]

New Apartment Tour

Here is the grand tour of our new place.  While we had to say ‘good bye’ to our rooftop pool we still have a great view of Corcovado and some outdoor space. Still living in Leblon, we are now only one block away from Zona Sul and Rua Dias Ferreira (ie. still close to all […]