Rio versus Berlin

Last updated on May 2018 I officially arrived in Berlin on January 19th, but until February 26th I traveled 3 times and, therefore, I couldn’t say yet that I was living here. Of course, during this month and a week I could notice some differences, but only from a month ago I could really pay attention…

Breakfast at Café Sorelle

As you might have already noticed, I love having breakfast at bistros. Today’s post is about a little coffee shop in Botafogo, a neighborhood considered “Rio de Janeiro’s Soho“, called Café Sorelle. Café Sorelli offers not only many options of hot and cold beverages – its specialty, but also cakes, soups, salads, many different (and healthy!) sandwiches,…

L’entrecôte de Paris

Today’s post is about a french restaurant, as the name says: L’Entrecôte de Paris. Although it is very famous here in Rio (actually, not only in Rio, because they are in many other states too, and I believe also in France – but about that I am not sure), I’ve never been there until last…

Pedal Boats

Today was a very special day for my friends and I because we could finally meet outside university. We’ve always talked about tracking, but because these days Rio is very dangerous, we decided to do something else: rent pedal boats in Lagoa. There’s an old post where I wrote about other things to do near Lagoa. We…

Madero Steak House

Last month my boyfriend and I decided to try the “Best Burger In The World” (according to the restaurant) with a couple of friends. Madero is a famous Steak House – not only in Brazil (in many cities), but also in the USA and Latin America. As a steak house, it is famous because of…

Joaquina Bar & Restaurante

Last Saturday I went to Joaquina Bar & Restaurante with my mother and grandparents to have lunch. It was a sunny day and we all were at my grand parents house, close to the restaurant, when we decided to go there. I was the only one who had never been there at the time, and…

7 Things To Do Near Lagoa

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is the name of a lagoon located in Rio, but is also the name of a neighborhood in Zona Sul (south of the city). There are a lot of things you can do near Lagoa (both lagoon and neighborhood), and in this post I’ll tell you a few of them: Cycle 8km…

Quinta Da Boa Vista

Localizado no bairro de São Cristóvão, a Quinta da Boa Vista é um dos maiores parques urbanos da cidade, com cerca de 155 mil metros quadrados. Preserva os jardins e lagos criados pelo paisagista francês Auguste Glaziou; o antigo palácio da famíla real, onde hoje funciona o Museu Nacional; construções e estátuas de bronze originais,…

Cake & Co.

Cake & Co is a little shop / bistro famous for its delicious cakes and pies. It is a delightful option for those looking for a delicious breakfast, with a country taste, or a very tasty afternoon snack. The pie slices are well served and go very well with a coffee or hot chocolate. The place…