Brazilian Nordeste Road Trip


Follow us on a road trip in a beautiful part of the world, a remote stretch of coast between Jericoacoara and São Luis do Maranhão in northeastern Brazil.  Would you like to know more about Brazil and its contradicions? Here is our account of when we visited Favela Rocinha! How did our Brazilian Nordeste Road Trip … Read more

Battle of the Oranges


For our first Festival Friday post, we’ll take you to Ivrea in northern Italy, home of one of the craziest Carnival traditions in the world – the Battle of the Oranges! Battle of the Oranges in action All I can see is a flash of orange, then I am hit in the chest. It knocks … Read more