Flamengo ‘Till I Die

Flamengo ‘Till I Die

When Julia and I were planning our Brazil trip, we turned for advice to our friend Will.  Will was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro and was a tremendous source in helping us with planning our trip. Upon learning that we were going to…

GOOOOOOOAL in Brazil

GOOOOOOOAL in Brazil

As I have repeatedly mentioned in previous posts, I love soccer and enjoy visiting soccer stadiums and games every chance I get on my trips.  So, naturally, when we visited Brazil in December of 2015, I was all psyched out about exploring everything soccer-related in…

Música Brasileira – The Music of Brazil

Música Brasileira – The Music of Brazil

The word “Brazil” has many connotations for me – world-known beaches, best national soccer team, 1980s telenovelas with enough twists and turns to bring the whole of USSR to a standstill. But the most important part of Brazil is its music – samba, bossa nova,…