My first stop in Chile…Santiago

There are some cities you travel to and it becomes more about the people and the hostel rather than the city itself. This is exactly what happened when I went to Santiago, Chile.  I stayed at La Chimba Hostel in Barrio Bellavista and immediately fell in love. The atmosphere was amazing and the staff was…

Down at the Copa, Copacabana

What is New Years Eve all about?? Celebration? Time with friends and family and loved ones? Finding that one person to be your midnight kiss? Not when you celebrate at Copacabana Beach in Rio! The tradition for NYE in Rio and in Brazil includes dressing in all white to purge all the bad from the…

Hiking through Rio

Traveling allows you to meet people from all around the world. I was lucky enough to have met a woman in Rome who lives in Rio. Obviously when I decided to come to Rio I contacted her right away. She planned a day of walking and hiking for us as a way to explore Rio…