Come fly away with me!

Five months from now we will be heading to Rio de Janeiro leading our first group of travelers for ten days. This idea has been living in my mind for a while, and finally Jeff and I put the plan to work and we will make it grow from now on. We believe traveling is…

The project in Rio de Janeiro

I was picked up at the airport around noon on a Saturday, and from there I went to my mom’s place for lunch and shower. The plan was ambitious, a remodel to be done in two weeks, from start to finish! Two weeks! The homework was done before my trip, researching for cabinets, appliances, furniture…

Rio, you have me.

  The past week went by in a flash, like a fast car in a dream. Being in Rio for a week felt like waking up from a sensorial coma: Fast everything, cars, buses, motorcycles. Hearing a language spoken with musical accent, smelling the food as fresh as the ocean, the smells of the city, the salt in…

Real Gabinete Portugues de Leitura

Royal Portuguese Reading Office, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil No one understands better a country and its history than when you understand its art and culture. And when you have moved enough and carried your own kids across the world or simply started your family in a place away from “home” you realize that you have…

This place in my heart

There’s this place in my heart called HOME. Just like when you are wandering through a thousand websites and pages and links and you get lost or tired and hit Home and there you are, where you first started. Home is a very powerful word, it resets my mind, my heart and my vision. Home is like that…

Stressful Selfies

Trips are exploratory adventures where we register impressions and feelings through images called photography. Museums are endless fount of inspiration and for this reason I have the NEED to register such inspiration to bring home and dream about them. Except….When you are not allowed to photograph! (Mad face here) But to make things a little…

Confeitaria Colombo – Patisserie Colombo

Like an oasis in the hot desert, the patisserie Colombo downtown Rio is a refreshing place to be. A place where fresh baked goods is in abundance. A place where you can stop by for lunch, for an afternoon tea or coffee and even dinner. Once you walk in you are greeted with greatness in style…