Tag: SeeingDesign

Valparaiso Travel tips

The Jewel of the Pacific

Visiting Valpara√≠so, Chile was a great reminder to never put too much faith in a guide book. Lonely Planet gave this beyond-adorable town mediocre reviews to the point we almost didn’t go, but instead we made a day trip to one of our new all-time favorite towns. For where to roam, eat, drink and adore […]

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Trancoso Brazil beach

Chill Chic Trancoso

In our three-week journey down the coast of Brazil we encountered some of the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever seen, but none as chic as Trancoso, Bahia. Accessed by a semi-paved road an hour from the nearest city of Porto Seguro, we bumped along assuming this was going to be a ten-shack town but instead […]

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Rio de Janeiro for Carnaval, Brazil

Carnaval…Beyond Rio

Some people think Carnaval is just a debaucherous four-day party in Rio de Janiero but the rest of Brazil would have to disagree. Months leading up to Fat Tuesday, even the tiny towns are constructing elaborate floats, practicing samba routines, and gearing up for this nationwide party. Beyond the grandstands of Rio (we’ll get to […]

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