“I’m a genius! I made the most fantastic staircase ever in the history of humanity. In Rio de Janeiro! Because it couldn’t have happened in any other city!” – Jorge Selarón The Dark Side Of Escadaria Selarón The Escadaria Selarón was created by Chilean artist Jorge Selarón as a tribute to the city and the… Read More Escadaria Selarón: The Essence Of Rio
Why I Chose To Stay At The Golden Tulip Regente I have to admit that reading all of the horror stories about Rio had me a little worried as I was planning this trip. Many travelers described being robbed as a necessary rite of passage for visitors to Rio and Cariocas alike. If you go… Read More Hotel Review: Golden Tulip Regente Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, why not? Don’t let the visa process stop you! The only real reason I had for choosing to go to Rio now was the availability of cheap flights this summer, not to mention the very favorable exchange rate, so I began planning my trip to Rio only a month and half before… Read More Brazilian Visas for US citizens: So you want to go to Rio?
Mallorca has become synonymous with beaches, tapas, clubs, and Palma, with much of the rest of the island often overlooked. Mallorca has a lot more to offer than its reputation of drunken tourist shenanigans and crowded beaches. You can avoid both if you visit at the right time or take time to explore places off the beaten… Read More Mallorca Off The Beaten Path
Cap de Formentor When we left Santa Ponsa, we had asked the hotel desk clerk what we should see on the island. He pointed us in the direction of Cap de Formentor, and I’m so glad he did. Cap de Formentor is one of the most breathtaking places I have ever been, partly because it… Read More Cap de Formentor: Mallorca’s Northernmost Point