Tag Archives: Brazil

Traveling to Sao Paulo for business? Recommended meeting spots

If you intend to conduct business in Brazil, there’s a good chance you’ll be going to São Paulo as it is by far Brazil’s most import business center in Brazil.  Almost every major industry in Brazil is based there (as well as most of the minor ones, too), and 15% of Brazil’s gross national product is […]

Photos: Handstands around the Northeast of Brazil

Growing up I was a gymnast, figure skater and dancer (quite the busy after-school and weekend schedule from when I was 4-16 years old).   Since the dunes and beaches in the northeast of Brazil provide such an incredible backdrop I wanted to do something unique while capturing my moment in these special places.  Instead […]

Visiting the town of Flecheiras,Ceará Brazil

Located about 70 miles (120 kms) from Fortaleza, Flecheiras is a simple, rustic fishing village with a lot of charm.  The precious coral reefs offshore create splendid natural pools during the low tide, while the palm trees, lagoons, and endless sand dunes paint a unique picturesque scenery.  The constant breeze makes the location ideal for wind related sports, […]

Where to stay in Guajiru: Rede Beach Boutique Resort

Hidden amongst the tropical tranquility of coconut palms, on the beach of the small fishing village of Guajiru, is the unique, privately owned Rede Beach Boutique Resort. The resort (about an hour drive from Vila Mango) sits 120km along the breathtaking sunset coast, from the state’s capital of Fortaleza, Ceará, in North East Brazil. Simple yet […]

Best sushi in Jericoacoara: Kaze

There are only two sushi restaurants in Jeri, but if you are craving some raw fish, Kaze Sushi Bar is the place to go! Located on an elegant open air roof terrace that overlooks Jeri; enjoy the fresh breeze, and intimate setting as you look over the extensive and inventive menu.  I’ll be honest, I am […]

Overview of Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is one of the most amazing places I have visited in Brazil; the streets are paved with sand (Morro de Sao Paulo style), beaches stretch as far as the eye can see and are lined with delicious restaurants and cute beachy boutiques. Historical fact: Until about 20 years ago, Jericoacoara was still a secluded and […]

Zip lining in Tatajuba (video)

I am a sucker for zip lines; if I am traveling and find out that there is a zip-line near where ever I am staying, I will find a way to include it in our trip.  So… when we arrived in Tatajuba and I spotted something that looked like it could be a zip line […]

Rustic paradise of Tatajuba

Tatajuba, is a small fishing village situated 25 km from Jericoacoara, in the municipality of Camocim.  This heavenly place is just beyond the beautiful dunes set in front of the crystal clear waters of the big lagoon called Lagoa di Torta is a place you MUST visit! It is a complete package of everything you would ever want on […]

Dune buggy tour and Barra do Remedios adventure

If you haven’t taken a ride in a beach buggy, add it to your list of things to do!! It’s an absolute blast! To visit the breathtakingly beautiful beaches and dunes of Camocim, you must go by buggy!  Once you exit the small town, you will be cruising along areas of completely undisturbed beautiful beaches, flying […]

Classic Brazilian cuisine at Alvaro’s

Want to dine at a traditional Brazilian restaurant? Alvaro’s, which opened in 1963 is as ‘traditional Brazilian’ as it gets. On a typical day you can find this cozy restaurant filled with older regulars, families, businessmen and on occasion, politicians. It is one of the most frequented restaurants in Leblon and for good reason.  They […]