Balloons

Anxious, excited, nervous, all mixed together forming a white-hot blob of lava about to explode out of the proverbial volcano. Toasting to better days, we strap in to the roller coaster. There’s no turning back now.

4 days, 3 buses and 30 hours of travel later || Paraty and São Paulo

When traveling, most of the time things don’t go to plan. This is why I don’t like planning. I also don’t like planning because it’s impossible to predict if you’ll like a place or not and how long you’d want to stay for, never mind the huge amount of time it takes to plan. But … More 4 days, 3 buses and 30 hours of travel later || Paraty and São Paulo

I fell in love with a place I almost didn’t go to – Ilha Grande

Rio, no doubt, is a magnificent city but I was glad to be leaving all the chaos behind for a, hopefully, more peaceful place. I headed South and after a bit of research, I hopped on a bus bound for Angra dos Reiswhich is about a 3 hour bus ride away from Rio. The main … More I fell in love with a place I almost didn’t go to – Ilha Grande

The buses in Rio are straight forward, except for the turnstiles on entry and priority seats for the obese

It’s 8:30am when I wake up and check my phone. This confuses me at first because I know that I set my alarm for 6am. That’s until I check the alarms and realise that I set it for 6pm by accident. I fly out of bed and wake Felipe up because we were supposed to … More The buses in Rio are straight forward, except for the turnstiles on entry and priority seats for the obese