Rio de Janeiro: Favela Santa Marta

FSM4 I was in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup and visited Rio de Janeiro.  I went on a Christ the Redeemer statue tour which included a visit to the Santa Marta favela. Favela means slum or shanty town in Brazil.  Favelas exist in many Brazilian cities.  Almost 1.4 million people, or 22% of Rio's population Read more [...]Read More

Babystacks Diner

BS2 4135 S Buffalo Dr, suite 101 Las Vegas, NV 89147(702) 207-6432My friends and I are part of the girl tribe that do brunch regularly.  It is always fun when we get together and I am convinced that there is no better way to start your Sunday than a cozy chat with good friends. Last weekend we tried Read more [...]Read More

Sightsee Mexico City in 24 hours

MC6 We attended the World Cup 2014 in Brazil last month.  We follow the US Men's National Team (USMNT) and my next few posts will be about the places we visited and activities we did on our journey. We flew to Brazil via Mexico City.  We left in the morning of  June 17th and arrived in Mexico City Read more [...]Read More

Fishing village on the Tonle Sap: Cambodia

TS11 On my last day in Cambodia, I visited a floating fishing village on the Tonle Sap lake, which is the largest freshwater lake in SE Asia.  It is about 15 km or 9 miles from Siem Reap.  We ride tuk tuks to the dock and it is a loud, bumpy, dusty and exciting ride.  Getting around in a tuk tuk in Cambodia Read more [...]Read More

Thank You for the Liebster Award

liebster4 I was excited to find out that I was nominated for the Liebster award.  The Liebster award is a recognition and opportunity given by travel bloggers to newbie bloggers like me, so that we can have a chance to talk about ourselves and brag about our blog. ;)   The rules are simple: Thank Read more [...]Read More