We Won a Liebster!

We Won a Liebster!

WE WON A LIEBSTER!!!(What the heck is a Liebster anyway?)​ The Liebster Award is an awesome opportunity for the blogging community to recognize up and coming bloggers and give some exposure to who they are and what their blog is about. They are then able to pay it forward giving further exposure to others within the community. The rules are: (1) […]

Gluttony in Gramado – Beer, Chocolate, and More

Gluttony in Gramado - Beer, Chocolate, and More

“Chocolate doesn’t make the world go ‘round, but it sure does make the trip worthwhile!”-Unknown Author   The date was April twentieth, the year, two thousand and fifteen. My heart was pounding in my chest. I was sweating. There was no escape. I was completely surrounded—by chocolate! It was everywhere the eye could see. White chocolate, dark chocolate, milk chocolate. […]

The Adventure is in Getting There

The Adventure is in Getting There

We just got greedy. We didn’t listen to the advice of the people who live here. But, as usual, we were able to make the best out of a difficult situation and lived to share the story.   Have you ever had such an amazing trip that you wanted to keep the fun going, long after it was time to throw in […]

The Wonderous Foz do Iguaçu

The Wonderous Foz do Iguaçu

“I don’t want to leave. This is a magical place – let’s go pet the unicorns”. I was laughing – but then saw the serious look on her face.  It was our final day visiting the Iguassu waterfalls and we just didn’t want to leave.   How many times have you read or heard about iconic sites that you shouldn’t miss?   Yet, sometimes you […]

How Surfboards are Made in Brazil

How Surfboards are Made in Brazil

Driving down the road in Brazil it is extremely common to see surfboards and stand up paddleboards (SUP’s) strapped to the roofs of cars. You will even see them attached to the rear ladders of the semi-trucks thundering down the highway. It is not an exaggeration to say that surf sports are extrermely popular along coastal Brazil. And why shouldn’t […]