The first time I visited Brazil, I spent time in Rio de Janeiro, partied in Buzios, basked on the beaches of Ihla Grande and Florianopolis and spent my 30th birthday exploring waterfalls at Foz de Iguacu. At the time, I wanted to visit Salvador, located in the Northeast of Brazil, but I didn’t have enough […]
A year ago next month, I got on a plane headed to South America with a poorly packed backpack, a camera, and a passport. I remember how excited, anxious and curious I was about what was going to happen in the next few months. When I arrived in Quito, I had no plans on what […]
There are over 42 beaches on the island of Santa Catarina and I have my favorites in the North and in the South of the island. The weeks leading up to our time in Florianopolis felt rushed because we needed to meet up with our friend Jennifer, who flew in from San Francisco to […]
View of the falls from Brazil the trail to the Devils throat The Brazilian side of the falls can be done in a few hours. You basically hop on a double decker bus, and stop at any mirador…then you walk along the trail to get to the most […]
This bird park is just a few feet from the Brazilian side of the waterfalls. Ive seen birds here I have never seen in my life… including tucans! We also walked inside the aviaries to check out the dozens of different bird species, and also saw anacondas and butterflies.